Search Extended: Manager, Shared Print Programs, CDL and WEST

July 16, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,Staff News  |  Author: 

We’re pleased to announce that CDL has extended its recruitment for the Manager of Shared Print Programs through August 6th.  Come join us at CDL and help envision the … More

New look for FirstSearch coming July 14th

July 12, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On July 14th, the OCLC FirstSearch platform interface will display “an updated, more contemporary look.” The changes are limited to a restyling of the new interface and do not affect … More


CDL Job Opening for OAC/Calisphere Service & Outreach Manager

The California Digital Library (CDL) is hiring a Service & Outreach Manager to promote access to and awareness of a world-class collection of historical and primary source digital materials, aggregated … More

SCP Monthly Update — July 2018

July 5, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP has posted the distribution statistics report for the month of June. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Publicly share personal lists

July 5, 2018  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on June 28, 2018 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at (Note that many … More

SCP Record Distribution Surpasses One Million Records

July 2, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

As of June 26, 2018, the CDL Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) reached a milestone. More than one million records have been distributed to UC campuses over the years: Databases: 743 … More

Statista is cancelled effective Saturday, June 30, 2018

June 29, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL subscription to Statista has been cancelled effective June 30, due to unsustainable price increases from the vendor. A price increase imposed by the vendor when CDL requested an … More


CDL Job Opening for Information Services Analyst

June 28, 2018  |  Categories:  Information Services,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL) supports the education, research, and public service mission of the University of California in partnership with the ten campus University of California Libraries system. … More

Josh Maloney joins CDL’s Business Services

June 27, 2018  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Josh Maloney has joined CDL as the new Business Operations Manager. Josh will be overseeing the procurement, revenue, as well as other accounting and finance processes. Josh comes to … More

Cobweb Update: Establishing a Collaborative Collecting Project

Over the next few weeks, we will be conducting user testing of the Cobweb functional prototype along with a few high-fidelity wireframes to learn from potential users about what they’d … More