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

July 25, 2011  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Online Archive of California,Special Collections  |  Author: 

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,Newsletter,Special Collections  |  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,Newsletter,Special Collections  |  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