CDLINFO News: June, 2011

Ensuring Digital Formats Remain Usable: CDL Partnering on Unified Digital Formats Registry

June 17, 2011  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

The CDL, with funding from the Library of Congress, is working collaboratively to develop a Unified Digital Formats Registry (UDFR).  A post describing this international project is on the LC … More


HathiTrust May 2011 Update: Orphan Works, New UC Members on Advisory Board and More

June 13, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The May 2011 HathiTrust update has been posted on the HathiTrust website.  This month’s top news items include research on orphan works and new UC members on the Strategic Advisory … More


CDL HathiTrust Staff in the News: Heather Christenson and Paul Fogel

June 9, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

In an in-depth interview in Library Journal with CDL’s Heather Christenson, Mass Digitization Project Manager and HathiTrust Project Manager, and Paul Fogel, technical lead for mass digitization and the co-technical … More


bX Recommender Trial Ending 6/13/11

June 8, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

The UC Libraries hosted a 2-month trial of Ex Libris’ bX Recommender service, an academic library recommender service that displays in UC-eLinks.  The trial will end on Monday, June 13.  … More

UC Access to New Electronic Resources 6/2/11

June 2, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to these electronic resources as part of CDL and campus one-time purchases (some campuses may have already had access via local subscriptions): Blackwell Companion … More


New Melvyl WCL Web Pages – Logos, FAQ and More

June 1, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL has launched new Web pages for Melvyl, supported by WorldCat Local, available at  Versions of the new campus logos are linked from this page in Web-friendly, print-friendly, … More

CDL Opens HathiTrust SFX Target to the broader SFX community

June 1, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

CDL’s Discovery & Delivery group is sharing a way to link to HathiTrust digital resources with other institutions using SFX (the software we use for UC-eLinks). These institutions will have … More