CDLINFO News: June, 2009

HathiTrust Update

June 30, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Through the diligent efforts of a CDL and University of Michigan team, UC’s Google-digitized books are now flowing into the HathiTrust repository, and ingest is progressing well.  At the time of this writing, the number of volumes available via the HathiTrust beta catalog is 136,125, and this number grows weekly.

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Accountability Website is Launched

June 30, 2009  |  Category:  Newsletter,Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

UC’s May 09 Annual Accountability Report is now available online. The website provides a spotlight on accountability issues from President Yudof, an introduction to the report, and a discussion of key themes and trends.


ECONLIT, FIAF moving to OvidSP platform

June 25, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

: EconLit and FIAF will move from the SilverPlatter to the OvidSP platform on Monday, June 29, 2009.

Melvyl Catalog Maintenance: UC Berkeley Record Load into the Melvyl Catalog

June 25, 2009  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The UC Berkeley Library is replacing its GLADIS/Pathfinder/Innopacsystems with an Innovative Interfaces, Inc. (III) Millennium system and is renaming the catalog "OskiCat."  CDL has been working intensively for several months with UCB library to ensure a smooth transition in the Melvyl Catalog from UCB’s GLADIS holdings to its III holdings.

Meet Holly Eggleston

June 24, 2009  |  Category:  Newsletter,Resource Liaisons,Staff News  |  Author: 

Meet Holly Eggleston, the new Electronic Resource Analyst in CDL’s Collection Development and Management Program.

E-books: Understanding the Basics

June 24, 2009  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

Jane Lee, CDL Assessment Analyst, recently wrote an article on understanding the basics of e-books.

Meet Elise Proulx

June 23, 2009  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

By Ellen Meltzer, Manager, Information Services; Photo: Craig Thompson, Web Producer Elise Proulx is the new Outreach and Marketing Coordinator in the eScholarship Publishing Group of CDL.  … More

Resource Liaison Assignment Update: June 2009

June 18, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce the following new resource liaison assignments within the CDL Resource Liaisons (RL) program.

CDL Staff in Print

June 18, 2009  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Lisa Schiff, Technical Lead in CDL’s eScholarship Publishing Program recently had an article published entitled “Creating the Mark Twain Project Online” in Learned Publishing.

Next Generation Melvyl Pilot – June 2009 Enhancements

June 17, 2009  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

: Over the weekend of June 14th, a number of changes were brought into Next Generation Melvyl, supported by WorldCat Local (WCL). These changes are especially noticeable on the Advanced Search screen.