CDLINFO News: May, 2009

Open Letter to Vendors – Serious Economic Challenges Face UC Libraries

May 29, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL and the UC Collection Development Committee, with UL endorsement, have jointly drafted an Open Letter to Licensed Content Vendors to advise content vendors with whom we conduct business of the serious economic challenges facing the University of California Libraries.

Meet Rachael Hu

May 28, 2009  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Rachael Hu is CDL’s User Experience Design Manager, a member of the Assessment, Design and Production Group.

CDLers in Print

May 27, 2009  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Patricia Cruse, director of the CDL Digital Preservation Program, and Beth Sandore, have edited a special issue of Library Trends. Also included is an article by CDL’s Web Archiving Service Manager, Tracy Seneca, entitled, The Web-at-Risk at Three: Overview of an NDIIPP Web Archiving Initiative.

Meet Sherri Berger

May 27, 2009  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Sherri Berger is among our newest of CDL employees, having spent just 2 months working in Digital Special Collections (DSC).

2008 Usage Statistics: Journal, Database and E-book Update

May 11, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Usage Statistics  |  Author: 

2008 annual UC systemwide aggregated and campus-by-campus usage statistics for selected major Tier 1 and Tier 2 journals, databases and ebooks are now available on the Inside CDL website.

Irvine Adds to UC Shared Images in ARTstor

May 6, 2009  |  Category:  Newsletter,Special Collections,UC Shared Images  |  Author: 

UC Shared Images in ARTstor continue to grow with the addition of over 600 images from the Irvine campus, with approximately 1,200 more to be added later in May. The new UCI collection is available, along with collections from UCB, UCSB, and UCSC, from the ARTstor home page under “Institutional Collections”.

CDL welcomes new Resource Liaisons

May 1, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to welcome the following group of librarians to the Resource Liaisons (RL) program. Resource Liaisons provide a crucial link between the UC system and our licensed resource vendors, as well as providing a link between CDL and the campuses.