CDLINFO News: October, 1998

Contacts for Questions or Problems

October 30, 1998  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

If you have problems accessing or using the Melvyl system or have questions, including questions about the status of electronic journal collections and Internet resources, you can contact CDL staff … More

CDL Milestones

October 30, 1998  |  Category:  Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL Milestones are now posted on the new CDL informational web site [] under News and Developments.

Mark Needleman Leaves CDL

October 30, 1998  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Everyone at CDL will miss Mark Needleman, currently the Coordinator of Advanced Technology at CDL Technologies.  He will start a new position in December with DRA (Data Research Associates) in … More

Shared Collections Information on the Web

October 30, 1998  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL has established a web site for information related to shared collections activities.  Meant primarily for UC Library staff, the site at: contains background documents, information from … More

International Coalition of Library Consortia Meeting Report

October 30, 1998  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Beverlee French (CDL) and Cindy Shelton (UCLA) represented the CDL at “COC4.”  The ICOLC meets twice a year and is a mix of vendor presentations, plenary sessions, and discussion groups.  … More

PIR Updates Well-attended

October 30, 1998  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Over 70 library staff from all campuses, SRLF, and NRLF joined the project team in mid-October for discussions and status reports of the Patron Initiated Request (PIR) project.  PIR is … More

Patron Initiated Requesting

October 9, 1998  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Updates, covering all aspects of PIR, will be attended by representatives from SOPAG (Systemwide Operations and Planning Group), HOPS (Heads of Public Services), HOS (Heads of Systems), HOPS ILL, … More

Shared Collections Subject Area Surveyors

October 9, 1998  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Joint Steering Committee on Shared Collections (JSCSC) has identified those selectors who will help survey digital collection issues in disciplinary areas.  These individuals will represent existing selector groups and … More

JSTOR Update

October 9, 1998  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Users may presently access the JSTOR collection at the article level only by linking directly to the JSTOR Web site.  (See CDLINFO Issue #13 for a description … More

IEEE Computer Society Digital Library (CSDL) Site Now Available

October 9, 1998  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The IEEE CSDL and the California Digital Library (CDL) have agreed to offer an experiment allowing users to connect to individual articles in journals produced by the IEEE Computer Society.  … More