CDLINFO News: July, 2011

HathiTrust – It Just Gets Better

July 29, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HathiTrust full-text search now leverages the richness of bibliographic data, and building and searching collections just got easier!  Read on for more details of what this means for researchers.  Full-text … More

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New on OAC and Calisphere: Local History Digital Resources

CDL is pleased to announce the online publication of approximately 2,000 diverse materials documenting local people, places, and events throughout California in the Online Archive of California (OAC) and Calisphere. … More

New Calisphere features enable better image discovery and browsing

July 18, 2011  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Two recent enhancements to the Calisphere interface, plus the release of a slideshow widget for contributors, provide new ways to discover and view the more than 220,000 images in the … More

NGTS Power of Three Groups Appointed and Charged

July 13, 2011  |  Category:  Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

The NGTS Management Team reporting to Systemwide Operations and Planning Advisory Group (SOPAG) has charged the following Power of Three groups (POTs) to proceed with implementation of the Next Generation … More


Mark Twain Project Online Receives Award for Best Reference Web Site 2011

July 8, 2011  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing  |  Author: 

The Mark Twain Project Online (MTPO), a joint project of the Mark Twain Papers and Project of The Bancroft Library, the California Digital Library, and the University of California Press, … More

CDL job openings for two programmer analysts

July 8, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Shape the future of library systems. Position: Programmer Analyst III (2 open positions) About you You are a programmer who seeks out innovative ways to continually improve interactive library … More


New Native American Rock Art topic on Calisphere

July 7, 2011  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Did you know that humans have been living in California for an estimated 8,000-12,000 years? Digital Special Collections is pleased to announce the addition of a new topic to California … More

SciFinder is now Web-only

July 5, 2011  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As of June 30, 2011, SciFinder Scholar – the research discovery tool provided by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) – is available only as a web resource. Previously, SciFinder Scholar … More


Making the Case for Web Archiving: IIPC Video

July 5, 2011  |  Category:  Web Archiving  |  Author: 

The International Internet Preservation Consortium has released a brief montage of eloquent and compelling interviews with Web preservation experts discussing the value and scope of this work.  Representatives from the … More

New Licensed Resources: Newspapers, Gale Resources, JSTOR, TTL

July 5, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

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): 17th and 18th … More