CDLINFO News: September, 2010

UC Libraries eBook Survey

September 30, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Jacqueline Wilson, CDL Senior Associate for Shared Content University of California Libraries Academic eBook Reader Survey  – Monday, October 11 through Monday, October 25, 2010 The UC Libraries charged … More

Springer eBook Shared Cataloging Update

September 30, 2010  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

By Adolfo Tarango, Head, Shared Cataloging Program As a general rule, the UC Shared Cataloging Program located at San Diego, is now keeping current cataloging 2010 English language Springer eBook … More

New feature on Calisphere: Local History Mapped

September 30, 2010  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Special Collections  |  Author: 

Travel through California history with Calisphere’s newest feature: a set of interactive maps with hundreds of images from the past century, plotted at the locations they depict. With Local History … More

End-of-Year Funds Provide New Resources

September 30, 2010  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Wendy Parfrey, CDL Shared Content Coordinator CDL and a number of campuses were able to make significant purchases for perpetual rights on behalf of all UC campuses with end-of-year … More


CDL Shares HathiTrust SFX Target

September 30, 2010  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

CDL is sharing a way to link to HathiTrust digital resources using SFX with the broader HathiTrust partner community. CDL’s Discovery & Delivery group introduced linking to HathiTrust books using … More

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eXtensible Text Framework (XTF) Website Launched

September 29, 2010  |  Category:  eScholarship,Newsletter,Publishing,Technology  |  Author: 

By Elise Proulx, Publishing Group Marketing & Outreach Coordinator The Publishing Group of the California Digital Library (CDL) announces the launch of the eXtensible Text Framework (XTF) website (, supporting … More

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An Easy Way To Jumpstart Your Strategic Plan: SWOT

September 29, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Strategic planning doesn’t have to be a daunting and lengthy process. The goal is really a simple one: to help you understand your world and build a road map to guide … More

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September 27, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Have you done any sustainability planning? While it’s true that a number of granting agencies now include requirements for this kind of planning, what’s really the driving force for many … More

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How To Deliver Good and Bad News To Your Manager

September 22, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Does your heart race thinking about delivering important news to your manager? Sometimes we strike the right balance of tone, timing, preparation, and approach and we get rewarded with a … More

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Sep. 30th: Web Archiving Service Introduction

September 21, 2010  |  Category:  Web Archiving  |  Author: 

Learn how to use the Web Archiving Service to capture critical websites and publications and build searchable archives!  If you are a new WAS user or if you’re curious about … More