CDLINFO News: December, 2010

DataCite Turns One

December 22, 2010  |  Category:  EZID,Message from the Executive Director,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recently I attended the General Assembly of DataCite, the international organization devoted to providing a reliable means of citing research data. The organization has made remarkable progress in a … More


CDL office closure Dec. 22, 2010 PM – Dec. 31, 2010

December 22, 2010  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

This year, UC’s Office of the President, including the California Digital Library (CDL), will be officially closed during the Winter and New Year Holiday periods from Wednesday, December 22, 2010 … More

UCSC Librarians in Print

December 21, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UCSC’s Christy Hightower, Science and Engineering Collections Coordinator, and Christy Caldwell, Science and Engineering Librarian, recently published an article in the Fall 2010 issue of Issues in Science and Technology … More

New Licensed Resource: International Bibliography of Art (IBA)

December 21, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC campuses now have access to this electronic resource as part of CDL consortial licenses.  International Bibliography of Art (IBA) (All UC campuses; on the CSA Illumina platform.) The … More


CrossFire Beilstein transitions to Reaxys for 2011

December 20, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Access to the Beilstein database (via the CrossFire search interface) will end on December 31, 2010. The Beilstein database will be replaced by Reaxys, Elsevier’s workflow solution for research … More


Prototype interface released for searching archival authority records

December 20, 2010  |  Category:  Grants,Newsletter,Special Collections  |  Author: 

CDL’s Digital Special Collections program is pleased to announce the public release of a draft prototype historical access system for the Social Networks and Archival Context Project (SNAC). SNAC is … More

Data Documentation Initiative Workshops 1/10-12 at UCSD – Sign Up Now

December 14, 2010  |  Category:  Curation Micro-services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Immediately following ALA Midwinter, the UCSD Libraries will host a two-part workshop on the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI), a community XML standard being deployed internationally for describing, managing, and accessing … More

ProQuest Transition Delayed for UC

December 13, 2010  |  Category:  Information Services,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

ProQuest databases are beginning a transition to a new platform beginning in January 2011; however, CDL will not activate the new platform until a later date.  In CDL and Resource … More


New on OAC and Calisphere: Images from UCSD’s Melanesian Archive

December 9, 2010  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

By Kathryn Creely, Melanesian Studies Librarian, UC San Diego and Sherri Berger, Digital Special Collections Program Coordinator. Take an “armchair voyage” to Oceania!  Nearly 6,000 photographs depicting the … More

Now, Dashboard! Now, Dancer!

December 6, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Are you using a dashboard to assess your organization’s performance? At CDL, we decided to give this approach a try. This time last year, I was beginning the necessary background … More

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