CDLINFO News: May, 2006

Metasearch Infrastructure Project Reaches Key Milestone

May 25, 2006  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

A milestone in creating a UC campus configurable metasearch tool has been reached: an alpha, or very first testing stage, version of UC’s “Find It” metasearch tool was unveiled … More

UC Libraries Presentation at Board of Regents Meeting

May 25, 2006  |  Category:  Newsletter  |  Author: 

On Thursday, May 18, Dan Greenstein, Associate Vice Provost and University Librarian for the CDL, gave a presentation at the UC Board of Regents meeting about the accomplishments the UC … More

Updated CDL Technical Requirements for Vendors

May 25, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL’s technical requirements for database and ejournal vendors were updated in April 2006.  These documents reflect new or revised sections on information security, preservation, metasearch, and authentication … More


May 25, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library is making available the first draft of its XML schema for copyright metadata, CopyrightMD.  This schema grew out of work at the CDL to address the … More

NISC’s “Africa-Wide NiPAD” replaces “African Studies” and incorporates “South African Studies”

May 11, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Ruby Bell-Gam (Resource Liaison), UCLA NISC is discontinuing its “African Studies” database, replacing it with the more comprehensive “Africa-Wide NiPAD”, which includes all of the content of two NISC … More