UC DLFx 2019 registration is now open

March 19, 2019  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

Registration for the 2nd UC DLFx Conference is now open! At UC DLFx, UC librarians, digital technology experts, educators, and other leaders will convene at UC San Diego. We … More

Justin Gonder becomes CDL’s Senior Product Manager, Publishing

March 14, 2019  |  Categories:  eScholarship,Newsletter,Publishing,Publishing & Special Collections,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL is delighted to announce that Justin Gonder has accepted the newly established position of Senior Product Manager, Publishing in CDL’s Publishing & Special Collections (P&SC) group, effective March 1, … More

SCP Monthly Update — March 2019

March 6, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP posted the distribution statistics report for the month of February 2019. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access collections. … More

CDL’s Publishing & Special Collections Group Launches Service Roadmaps

CDL’s Publishing & Special Collections (P&SC) Group is headed in a new direction! Our team now has publicly shared roadmaps for each of our five primary services: Calisphere Collection … More

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Summer Internship at CDL: Machine Learning Techniques Applied to Calisphere

February 27, 2019  |  Categories:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Publishing & Special Collections,Special Collections,Technology  |  Author: 

During the summer of 2018, the Publishing and Special Collections group at CDL was fortunate enough to host UCB School of Information masters student Sejal Popat as an intern. While … More

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Literature Online moves to the enhanced ProQuest platform

February 22, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Literature Online (LION) database is now available on the main ProQuest platform and is cross-searchable with other ProQuest resources. There will be an overlap period beginning immediately and continuing … More


WorldCat Discovery beta: Interface improvements

February 21, 2019  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on February 20, 2019 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at (Note that many of … More

Clarivate Analytics’ InCites JCR and ESI URL change

February 14, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Clarivate Analytics’ InCites Journal Citation Reports (JCR) and Essential Science Indicators (ESI) will be available via a new URL starting February 15th. A temporary redirect will be in place from … More


UC-eLinks moving to secure HTTP (https://) on 2/19

February 13, 2019  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

On the morning of Tuesday, February 19, 2019, Ex Libris will install “SSL” on the CDL SFX server, meaning that all UC-eLinks traffic will be redirected from ‘’ to … More


Melvyl will switch to WorldCat Discovery

February 12, 2019  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Melvyl’s long-awaited switch to WorldCat Discovery, OCLC’s newer discovery user interface, will happen this summer.  OCLC has announced an end-of-life date for WorldCat Local of August 9, 2019. Since April … More