CDLINFO News: September, 2009

Another way to explore Calisphere: find us on Facebook!

September 30, 2009  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Special Collections  |  Author: 

CDL’s Digital Special Collections Program is excited to announce that we have created a Calisphere page on Facebook. Facebook pages enable organizations to promote their services and connect with individuals. We’ll be using the page to engage educators, students, and the general public.

New on OAC and Calisphere: Local History Digital Resources

September 28, 2009  |  Category:  Calisphere,Grants,Newsletter,Online Archive of California,Special Collections  |  Author: 

By Sherri Berger, Digital Special Collections Program Coordinator CDL is pleased to announce the online publication of approximately 2,000 diverse graphic materials documenting local people, place, and … More

UC-eLinks in Next Generation Melvyl

September 23, 2009  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

[originally published as “Next Generation Melvyl – Improvements in Display of Online Resources” on Sept. 23, 2009] In its September 13, 2009 install, OCLC made improvements to the display of … More

UC Berkeley contributes 28,000 architecture images to UC Shared Images

September 23, 2009  |  Category:  Newsletter,Special Collections,UC Shared Images  |  Author: 

The Visual Resources Center at the College of Environmental Design (CED) at UC Berkeley has added more than 28,000 images to the UC Shared Images collections. The images, which represent a third of the Center’s entire digital collection, document the built environment from the pre-historical period to the early 21st century.

Next Generation Melvyl – Improvements in Display of Online Resources

September 23, 2009  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In its September 13, 2009 install, OCLC made improvements to the display of electronic resources in the Next Generation Melvyl Pilot. The changes were made to help users better distinguish between links to online materials for which they have access as opposed to links from other libraries to which they may not have access.

Completion of UC-Internet Archive on-site mass digitization projects

September 18, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In 2005, the UC Libraries entered into a ground-breaking partnership with the Internet Archive to digitize public domain book collections from the University of California Libraries. Today, five years and over 64 million pages later, we announce the conclusion of this phase of our Internet Archive collaboration and celebrate the work we have accomplished together.

CDL ERMS milestone: data loaded into Serials Solutions

September 1, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,ERMS,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The ERMS implementation team (iTeam) achieved a major milestone on July 31, 2009 when they finished the initial phase of loading CDL data into Serials Solutions.