Latin America Digital Beat / Data Base is no longer updating online content

April 25, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Per the message from the vendor (University of New Mexico), “The LADB (Latin America Digital Beat, formerly Latin America Data Base) regrets to inform you that we will cease publication … More


Tier 2 Transition: OECD iLibrary Upgrade

April 25, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On March 28, 2018, a major upgrade of the OECD iLibrary was implemented; the current site was fully replaced and all related links were redirected to the new version. This … More


WorldCat Discovery beta: Email Improvements

April 24, 2018  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on March 29, 2018 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at (Note that many … More

Cycles 8/9 Collections Analysis Underway – Initial Findings and Summary Reports Available for Download

April 19, 2018  |  Categories:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

WEST completed its last full collection analysis in 2016 when, for the first time, WEST Archive Holders and Builders made commitments for two years of archiving work. Now, as WEST … More

New Mass Digitization Section Added to

April 18, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Mass Digitization section on the website has a brand new look!  New and updated content describes the work, goals, and projects of the Mass Digitization team. Included is … More

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Welcome Chris Erdmann, Library Carpentry Community and Development Director

April 17, 2018  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Staff News,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

The University of California Curation Center (UC3) is excited to announce that Chris Erdmann has been hired as the Library Carpentry Community and Development Director starting May 4, 2018. Chris has been … More

Over one million digital items from California cultural heritage institutions now available through Calisphere!

April 16, 2018  |  Categories:  Access & Publishing,Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The deeper you look, the even more you discover! Big news: over one million historical images, texts, recordings, and other primary resources are now available in the statewide digital … More

Call for Cycle 7 Archive Disclosures – Due May 25, 2018

April 16, 2018  |  Categories:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The WEST project team recently sent out a call for WEST Archive Holders and Builders to submit metadata records describing the journal backfiles archived during WEST Cycle 7. Cycle 7 marks … More

CDL Job Opportunity: Metadata Product Manager (career position)

April 16, 2018  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL) is a collaborative effort of the ten campuses of the University of California. As a UC systemwide library, CDL provides services to and on behalf … More

UC Libraries on eScholarship

April 12, 2018  |  Categories:  Access & Publishing,eScholarship,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The UC Libraries now have a presence on eScholarhip. The URL is: You can also find this content by searching “University of California Systemwide Libraries” in the eScholarship search box. The … More