CDLINFO News: September, 2008

Reporting problems with Google Books

September 9, 2008  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Occasionally, book links in the catalog records link incorrectly to another book via the Google Books Search API. The best way to report these mis-links and other problems with the Google Books content is to use the Melvyl Catalog and WCL implementation feedback links to report the problem to CDL.

Bibliographic Services welcomes two new Project Managers

September 5, 2008  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Leslie Wolf and Lena Zentall join CDL’s Bibliographic Services team as Project Managers.

Matt Winfield joins CDL’s Publishing Group

September 5, 2008  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

On Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, Matthew Winfield became the Publishing Group’s new eScholarship Operations Coordinator.

End of Bush’s Term: Will It Disappear from the Web?

September 5, 2008  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Will the Homeland Security and No Child Left Behind websites disappear on January 20th 2009? To ensure that the historical record of the current administration is not lost, a partnership of government and nonprofit agencies has taken responsibility for its preservation.

CDL Receives 2008-2009 LSTA Funding for the Local History Digital Resources Program

September 5, 2008  |  Category:  Grants,Newsletter,Special Collections  |  Author: 

The CDL was awarded $111,000 in grant funding through 2008-2009 from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) to provide preservation and access services as part of the “Local History Digital Resources Program” (LHDRP).

CDL’s Recently Acquired Scholarly Content in 2008

September 4, 2008  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Every year CDL purchases perpetual rights to scholarly digital content using end-of-year funds. This growing collection of content provides permanent digital rights on behalf of future generations of UC faculty and students in varied disciplines across the sciences and humanities.

CDL Staff at IFLA Conference

September 4, 2008  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Margaret Low, software engineer in Digital Preservation, recently returned from the IFLA Annual Conference in Quebec where she presented a very well-received paper on the CDL preservation infrastructure.

UC Image Service News: Collection liaisons appointed

September 4, 2008  |  Category:  Newsletter,Special Collections,UC Shared Images  |  Author: 

The UC Libraries Collection Development Committee (CDC) has appointed collection liaisons for UC Shared Images – one from each campus, to facilitate collection building in ARTstor.