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UC3 Dash Service Update: May 2014

June 20, 2014  |  Categories:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC3 Dash is a systemwide service we are developing in partnership with UC campus libraries. It will allow UC campuses to provide an easy-to-use solution for the effective curation … More

WEST welcomes additional Archive Holders for cycle 4

June 20, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In Archive Cycle 4, WEST will invite approximately 60 current members to participate as Archive Holders in the distributed archive; during previous cycles, approximately 20 members participated as Archive Holders. … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – IOP ebooks

June 19, 2014  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Four campuses (Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles and San Diego) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the IOP ebooks. http://uclibs.org/PID/263234  (B, I, LA, SD; on the IOP … More

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Melvyl Changes – Hold Your Horses!

June 19, 2014  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The long-awaited ability to see MARC records is coming June 26, 2014 to WorldCat Discovery—the merger of FirstSearch WorldCat and WorldCat Local (aka Melvyl) — in what is called staff … More

HathiTrust – May 2014 Update

June 18, 2014  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

      Highlights from HathiTrust’s May update: HathiTrust released a statement on the Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Appeal Ruling. The HathiTrust Research Center released a new dataset, … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: June 2014

June 18, 2014  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Once again the only major distributions for serials were for Open Access (229 titles). For monographs, our major distributions included titles for NBER (883), SuperStar (411 titles), Open Access (224 … More

WEST Phase 2 Systems Development Update

June 17, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST is currently developing additional systems functions to support archiving activities, including a graphical user interface (or “dashboard”) to the existing print journal collections analysis system. The collections analysis system … More

The Shipment that Launched 3.6+ Million Digitized Books: NRLF Celebrates Major Accomplishment

June 17, 2014  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

NRLF Celebrates 3 Million Books Sent to Google In October 2006, NRLF (Northern Regional Library Facility) sent the first shipment of UC books to Google to be digitized. This shipment launched … More

UC Libraries Statement on Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Digital Library Appellate Court Ruling

The University of California Libraries join with our HathiTrust colleagues in welcoming the decision by the Second Circuit of the US Court of Appeals that key services of the HathiTrust … More

Strategic Planning for WEST beyond 2016; Achieving Sustainability

June 10, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The WEST Executive Committee and Operations and Collections Council convened in person in Oakland, CA on June 3rd to initiate a strategic planning process to achieve sustainability by 2016, when … More