CDLINFO News: February, 2011

World Banking Abstracts Transition

February 28, 2011  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC’s access to the licensed content (from 2006 to the present) of World Banking Abstracts (ISSN 0265-9484) was previously available via the Wiley Online Library platform.  Wiley has now made … More


Amazing times, social media

February 22, 2011  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary,Web Archiving  |  Author: 

I work with web archiving full-time so you think that I’d be used to the web by now – but sometimes it can still strike me as strange.  These have … More

Next Generation Melvyl Pilot Enhancements – February 2011

February 17, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

There is one item that improves the user experience in the Next Generation Melvyl (NGM) Pilot as a result of OCLC’s Sunday, February 13, 2011 install.  Other enhancements have a … More

Mobile Usability Testing Rig for m.cdlib

February 15, 2011  |  Category:  Newsletter,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

By Jane Lee, CDL Senior Assessment Analyst In the summer of 2010, CDL’s User Experience Design team began investigating the possibility of creating a mobile version of CDL’s newly redesigned … More

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Online data management planning tool tames data and meets researchers’ funding requirements

February 15, 2011  |  Category:  Newsletter,Press Releases,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

A group of major research institutions is partnering to develop a flexible online tool to help researchers generate data management plans.  This effort is in response to demands from funding … More

A line from here to there

February 15, 2011  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

What is the most direct route to from start to finish? This morning I walked to BART behind a guy who veered right and left on the sidewalk as he … More

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New on OAC and Calisphere: Kearny Street Workshop posters from UCSB

February 14, 2011  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

Students and researchers now have free access to 170 images of posters, artwork, and photographs documenting the work of the Kearny Street Workshop and the Asian/Pacific American community in 1970s … More

CDL seeks developer for international preservation registry project (UDFR)

February 11, 2011  |  Category:  UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Are you a developer who is passionate about digital curation, linked open data, and open-source projects? Would you like to work on a project which contributes to the international … More

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New licensed resource: Sibu Congkan

February 2, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC campuses now have access to this electronic resource as part of a Tier 2 license.  Some campuses may already have had access to this title through previous local campus … More


New Licensed Resource – Colloquium digital library of life sciences: Collection 1

February 1, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to this electronic resource as part of a Tier 2 license.  Some campuses may already have access to these titles through previous local campus subscriptions. … More