CDLINFO News: April, 2007

Findings and Recommendations from the CDL Spring 2006 Assessment Project

April 26, 2007  |  Category:  Newsletter,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

A full report of the findings and recommendations from the CDL Spring 2006 assessment project, entitled “Communication and Collaboration: Priorities and Perspectives on the UC Libraries-CDL Partnership” has been released and is available at:

UC-eLinks UCSD Assessment Report

April 26, 2007  |  Category:  Newsletter,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

On behalf of Head of Public Services (HOPS) and the UC-eLinks project team, CDL’s assessment unit traveled to UCSD to assess a prototype version of the UC-eLinks window.  The main purpose of this assessment was to determine if the changes made to the UC-eLinks user interface improved the usability of the interface.

American West Status Report

April 24, 2007  |  Category:  Grants,Newsletter,Special Collections  |  Author: 

American West (AmWest) is a three-year William and Flora Hewlett Foundation grant to assemble a virtual collection drawing from the resources of major research institutions. Learn more at

New Licensed Resources: CiNii, Times Digital Archive, Journal of Pathology

April 24, 2007  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to CiNii, the Times Digital Archive, and the Journal of Pathology backfile as part of CDL consortial licenses.