CDLINFO News: January, 2010

Major Report on Scholarly Communication Needs & Practices Now Available in eScholarship

January 29, 2010  |  Category:  eScholarship,Publishing  |  Author: 

by Elise Proulx, Outreach & Marketing Coordinator, Publishing Group Since 2005, the Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE), with generous funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, has been … More


Searching for UC Systemwide Electronic Resources in the Catalogs

January 28, 2010  |  Category:  Melvyl,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

By Ellen Meltzer, Manager, CDL Information Services; Linda Barnhart, Head of Metadata Services (UCSD); and Adolfo Tarango, Head of CJK, Serials & Shared Cataloging Division (CDL/UCSD) There is a disparity … More

Luna Insight collections: transitioning access in January 2010

January 27, 2010  |  Category:  Newsletter,Special Collections,UC Shared Images  |  Author: 

By Rosalie Lack, CDL Digital Special Collections Director The CDL has transitioned the access of several image collections from CDL’s version of the Luna Insight service to other entry … More

Mass Digitization Projects Update: 2009 in Review

January 25, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Heather Christenson, CDL Mass Digitization Project Manager The UC Libraries’ made great progress in mass digitization of books in 2009, despite significant fiscal challenges. In April 2009 we reached … More


Learning from Detroit, or, Why projects fail

January 25, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

When I heard about the would-be Christmas bomber, I couldn’t help thinking, “Why haven’t the 9/11 Commission Report recommendations been implemented?” And since that day, indeed, we’ve come to find out … More

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Web of Science and BIOSIS Database News

January 22, 2010  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Beth Weil (UCB), WoS and BIOSIS Resource Liaison As part of the CDL negotiated 3-year Web of Science renewal, UC campuses now have access to Social Science Citation Index … More

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Web Archiving Service: Revised Site

January 22, 2010  |  Category:  Web Archiving  |  Author: 

On Thursday January 21, the California Digital Library launched a redesigned Web Archiving Service home page:  The new design integrates information about both web archives and curatorial tools, so … More

Welcome to Behind the Scenes!

January 20, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

This is a new blog-within-a-blog, by me, Joan Starr, CDL’s Manager of Strategic and Project Planning. I chose my tagline, ‘Behind the Scenes,’ because, as a CDL Service Manager, I … More

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Welcome to CDL’s remodeled web site

January 19, 2010  |  Category:  Message from the Executive Director,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Redesigning a web site has much in common with remodeling a house.  It takes longer than you anticipate, you find unexpected challenges along the way, and in the end, you … More

New Licensed Resource: JSTOR Arts and Sciences VIII

January 15, 2010  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Ellen Meltzer, Manager, CDL Information Services UC campuses except UCSF now have access to this electronic resource as part of CDL consortial licenses: JSTOR Arts & Sciences VIII (All … More