CDLINFO News: August, 2011

ARTstor Digital Library: New Features / User Registration for Image Downloads

August 30, 2011  |  Category:  Newsletter,Special Collections  |  Author: 

ARTstor recently announced a number of new features and enhancements to the ARTstor Digital Library, in time for the fall semester and quarter: Filter search results by Time Period, … More

Digital preservation: content now more secure than ever

August 26, 2011  |  Category:  Merritt,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

In order to provide a greater level of preservation assurance to its customers, the University of California Curation Center (UC3) has upgraded the Merritt curation repository with a new version … More


Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update – August 2011

August 24, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

By Adolfo Tarango, Head, Systemwide Collection Services The Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) provides catalog records for the University of California campus libraries.  Established in January 2000, the program is based … More

UC Libraries expand access to orphan works

August 24, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,Press Releases  |  Author: 

The University of California Libraries will join with the University of Michigan, University of Wisconsin and University of Florida in a groundbreaking initiative to identify and make available digital versions … More


Melvyl Enhancements – August 2011

August 24, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Melvyl Enhancements – August 2011 Several enhancements improve the user experience in Melvyl as a result of OCLC’s Sunday, August 21 install.  The improvements are shown in detail in this … More

John Muir letters highlighted in new Calisphere Themed Collection topic

August 18, 2011  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Special Collections  |  Author: 

Digital Special Collections is pleased to announce the release of a new Themed Collection topic on Calisphere: The Letters of John Muir. The topic features 22 letters between Muir and … More

Next-Generation Technical Services Update: August 2011

August 17, 2011  |  Category:  Newsletter,Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

The NGTS Management Team has held kickoff conference calls with Power of Three groups (POTs) 2 through 7 to review their charges and provide an overview of the interdependencies between … More

Tags: |

Ask A Librarian QuestionPoint Qwidget Now Available in Melvyl

August 17, 2011  |  Category:  Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Students have been able to chat with a librarian any time, any place from the campus interfaces of WorldCat Local (WCL) Melvyl since May 2010.  As of Wednesday, August 17, … More

New,Transitioned Licensed Resources/Platform: RISM, Shanghai News; SIAM e-books; Web of Knowledge

August 11, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC campuses now have access to these electronic resources as part of CDL consortial and Tier 2 licenses.  (Some campuses may have already had access to these titles through previous … More

Tags: ,

HathiTrust Constitutional Convention; 3-year Review

August 10, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

A HathiTrust Constitutional Convention will be held in Washington, D.C. from October 8-10, 2011. The Constitutional Convention will consist of a series of sessions over 3 days, attended by delegates … More