CDL Job Opening: Shared Print Operations and Collections Analyst

January 16, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,Staff News  |  Author: 

Are you passionate about print collection management in academic libraries? Do you thrive in cooperative environments, excel at facilitating collaborative efforts, and enjoy conceiving and executing innovative analyses? The … More

Where We Go From Here: An Update on EZID

January 16, 2019  |  Categories:  EZID,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Rather than thinking about EZID solely as a tool or a service, we want to situate it instead as one layer of a deep and broad persistent identifier portfolio at … More

Alainna Wrigley joins CDL as the Publication Management System Coordinator

January 11, 2019  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Publishing,Publishing & Special Collections,Staff News  |  Author: 

The CDL is delighted to announce that Alainna Wrigley will join the Publishing & Special Collections Group as the Publication Management System Coordinator, effective January 15, 2019.   Alainna will … More

Ergonomic Abstracts Database is cancelled effective January 11, 2019

January 11, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The subscription to EBSCOhost’s Ergonomic Abstracts database for the participating locations (all campuses except UC Davis) has been cancelled effective January 11, 2019. The systemwide cancellation was approved by … More


CDL Position Opening: Executive Assistant

January 9, 2019  |  Category:  Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL’s executive assistant position is open for recruitment until 1/25/2019. The position is a permanent, career appointment. As executive assistant to the CDL Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director … More

New resources in Melvyl’s Central Index

January 8, 2019  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl  |  Author: 

Seven resources have been added to Melvyl’s Central Index. They are: CDL now activates CDL-managed Tier 2 resources in Melvyl’s Central Index so each campus will have different resources listed … More

At Long Last… The Public Domain Expands!

January 8, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

“Leave it to Psmith” a novel by P.G. Wodehouse With the start of 2019, the public domain in the United States expanded for the first time in 20 years. Since … More

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SCP Monthly Update — January 2019

January 4, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Happy New Year! SCP posted the distribution statistics report for the month of December 2018. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected … More

UCLA works with SCP on cataloging Russia Newspapers

January 3, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

In response to SCP’s call for Cyrillic language expertise, Peter Fletcher of UCLA, Team Leader, International Team, Cyrillic Languages Catalog Librarian, volunteered to help SCP catalog newspapers of the State … More

INSPEC moving from Web of Science to Engineering Village platform

December 21, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

[Article updated on 1/4/19 to emphasize that the platform change affects University of California access only.] Beginning January 1, 2019, INSPEC will be available for the University of California (UC) libraries … More