CDLINFO News: May, 2010

CDL Recruiting for Discovery & Delivery Programmer Analyst

May 27, 2010  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

By Lynne Cameron, Technical Lead, Discovery & Delivery Shape the future of library systems. Position:  Programmer Analyst III About you You are a programmer interested in being part of a … More


CDL Recruiting for Publishing Support Programmer

May 27, 2010  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing,UC Publishing Services (UCPubS)  |  Author: 

By Lisa Schiff, Technical Lead, eScholarship Publishing Group Job Summary: The Publishing Group of the California Digital Library provides open access digital publication services to the University of California academic … More


Next Generation Melvyl Pilot Enhancements – May 2010

May 26, 2010  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Ellen Meltzer, Information Services Manager Two enhancements appear in the Next Generation Melvyl (NGM) Pilot as a result of OCLC’s Sunday, May 23 install.  The improvements include: A … More

3 Ways to be More Effective in Giving and Receiving Feedback

May 26, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Unless you’re an art student or critic, giving and receiving feedback probably isn’t a formal part of your daily routine.  The interaction can be stressful and contentious, regardless of whether … More

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Strategic travel

May 24, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Has your travel budget been getting you down? Or should I say, has the absence of a travel budget been getting you down? I’ve written here about what it takes … More

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SCP monthly cataloging update (May 2010)

May 21, 2010  |  Category:  Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) monthly cataloging update for May 2010 is now available at:

Issues in Applied Linguistics Now Published in eScholarship

May 21, 2010  |  Category:  eScholarship,Newsletter,Publishing  |  Author: 

eScholarship is pleased to announce the publication of volume 17, issues 1 & 2 of UCLA’s Issues in Applied Linguistics. Initially launched in 1989 as a print-only journal, this volume … More

CDL Archiving Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Websites

May 21, 2010  |  Category:  Newsletter,Web Archiving  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library is using the Web Archiving Service to archive sites related to the gulf oil spill.  While CDL’s primary role in Web archiving is to provide tools … More

Webinar of “Merritt” repository development

May 21, 2010  |  Category:  Curation Micro-services,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

UC3 is developing a new Digital Preservation Repository based on a set of curation micro-services. (We’ve named this development effort “Merritt” after Lake Merritt, just a few blocks from our … More

Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library Finishes Digitization

May 20, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Working together with CDL and Google, UCSD has finished digitizing nearly 100,000 volumes from the collections of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library – the world’s largest oceanographic library. Included are … More

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