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OCLC’s SCIPIO database cancelled

June 19, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

SCIPIO, Art and rare book sales/auction catalogs database, was cancelled effective June 30, 2018. Originally activated systemwide as part of OCLC’s Base Package of databases, SCIPIO was cancelled last year … More

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Morgan & Claypool Synthesis Digital Library Collection Nine is Available

June 19, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

For the seven participating campuses (UCB [incl LBL], UCD, UCI, UCLA, UCM, UCR, UCSD), Morgan & Claypool (M&C) Publishers Synthesis Series (http://www.morganclaypool.com/page/browseLbS.jsp) has begun making its ninth collection of lectures … More

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UC Libraries Open UC Publications for Worldwide Access in HathiTrust

June 10, 2019  |  Categories:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Librarians at UC Merced and UC San Diego recently completed projects to open University of California publications in the HathiTrust Digital Library and make them available for worldwide access. To … More

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SCP Monthly Update – June 2019

June 5, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP will post the distribution statistics report for the month of May 2019 here soon. This monthly report shows the net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and … More

Mike Thwaites swims with the fishes (retires)

June 3, 2019  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

In July, for the first time in its history, CDL will be without Mike Thwaites. Mike has been integral to the success of many of CDL’s core programs and to … More

UC Merced transitions from WorldCat Local to WorldCat Discovery

May 22, 2019  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, UC Merced transitioned from WorldCat Local (WCL) to WorldCat Discovery (WCD) as the basis of their Melvyl instance. All 11 Melvyl WorldCat Local instances must … More

Royal Society (London) moves to Atypon’s Literatum platform

May 20, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

At the end of 2018, the Royal Society’s digital publishing platform migrated from HighWire to the Literatum platform from Atypon. The move enabled the Royal Society to host the same … More

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ACS Publications debuts new platform: ACS Axial

May 20, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On May 22, 2019, ACS Publications is rolling out their new digital publishing platform, with improved features and functionality. According the recent announcement, the new site will improve the article … More

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New Resource: Sabin Americana, 1500-1926

May 20, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to Sabin Americana, 1500-1926; some campuses may have already had access via local subscriptions: http://uclibs.org/PID/330933    All campuses + LBNL & LLNL; on Gale’s … More

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New Resource: Maruzen eBook Library Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA)

May 20, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This is a Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) program for Japanese ebooks with Maruzen eBook Library. Nine UC campuses, excluding UCSF, are sharing the costs so that access is available for all … More

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