CDLINFO News: April, 2010

SCP Distribution Statistics for April 19, 2010

April 20, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) has released record distribution statistics for the week of April 19, 2010.  See:

Start from the ground up

April 19, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Have you ever been asked “how long does the task list need to be?” If so, has this struck you as code for something else? When I’ve been asked this … More

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Meet Jason Colman

April 15, 2010  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

By Ellen Meltzer, Manager, Information Services Jason Colman’s reputation preceded him when he came to CDL’s Mass Digitization Program as a Project Specialist.  Although he brings a rich background in … More

UC’s Internet Archive-digitized Books Now Loading into the HathiTrust

By Heather Christenson, CDL HathiTrust Project Manager Through a collaborative effort between the California Digital Library and the University of Michigan, the University of California volumes digitized by Internet … More


How to Embrace Innovation

April 14, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Innovation is about making changes — doing things differently, thinking differently. What’s helpful to know is the changes you make don’t have to be huge and dramatic. Incremental changes … More

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Territory folks

April 12, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

I’ve had a couple of reminders this week about the perceived differences between technical team members and the rest of us. I claim the dubious privilege of straddling the fence, … More

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Scientific American Archive (EBSCO) to be Discontinued by Publisher on May 31, 2010

April 8, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Scientific American was acquired by the Nature Publishing Group (NPG) in 2009.  NPG is discontinuing access to the Scientific American Archive on EBSCO on May 31, 2010.  UC Libraries have … More


5 Tips for Successful Career Collaboration

April 7, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Why do we look so happy in these pictures? Lena and I are collaborators in the truest sense, both about our shared work and about our “professional fitness.” Our collaboration has … More

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Exciting Milestone: Digitized Books Now Accessible through NGM Pilot

April 5, 2010  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Users can now find links to HathiTrust volumes, including University of California Google digitized works, in the Next Generation Melvyl Pilot.  There are approximately 5.5 million digital volumes in HathiTrust, … More

SCP distribution stats for April 5, 2010

April 5, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

To view the number and type of records that SCP distributed to the campuses this week, go to: