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SCP Monthly Update — August 2018

August 16, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

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

Enhanced Cochrane Library platform debuts

August 9, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On August 7, 2018 the redesigned and enhanced Cochrane Library platform was launched. Currently, six campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco) participate in the license … More

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California Digital Library seeks Publication Management System Coordinator

August 8, 2018  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Publishing,Staff News  |  Author: 

Do you find deep joy in bibliometrics? How about synchronizing disparate (sometimes compatible) systems to create a web of information across a vast university system? Are you also a … More

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #7, inaugural meeting of the Advisory Group

July 30, 2018  |  Categories:  EZID,Identifiers,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The ARKs-in-the-Open Advisory Group (AG) met for the first time July 17, 2018. This is the high-level group that will provide the means for transitioning the ARK infrastructure (specification, NAAN … More

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CDL joins ICOLC Opposing the MLA International Bibliography Exclusivity with EBSCO

July 27, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL recently signed on to the letter [PDF] prepared by the International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC), concerning the MLA International Bibliography exclusivity with EBSCO.  On June 26, 2018, MLA … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Access DOIs in record descriptions

July 27, 2018  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on July 26, 2018 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at https://help.oclc.org/Discovery_and_Reference/WorldCat_Discovery/Release_notes. (Note that many … More

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ProQuest platform interface enhancements will be rolled out July 26

July 24, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The July 26, 2018 ProQuest platform release will introduce redesigned basic search and search results pages. These improvements will put more emphasis on source types to help researchers retrieve more … More

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Michael Morris-Pearce moves on and up to Oregon

July 24, 2018  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

As many of you know, Michael Morris-Pearce is moving to Portland.  Michael has been with CDL for just over a year but in that time he’s made a lot … More

SpringerProtocols.com content transitions on July 25

July 24, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On Wednesday, July 25th 2018, the SpringerProtocols.com platform will be deactivated. SpringerProtocols content is being concurrently-hosted on SpringerLink and is searchable on the new research platform, Springer Nature Experiments (http://uclibs.org/PID/127001), … More

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Meet Claudia Conrad – D2D’s Metadata Product Manager

July 24, 2018  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Claudia Conrad is joining CDL’s D2D team as Metadata Product Manager. She will be starting on July 30. Claudia brings a wealth of experience as a product manager, most recently … More