CDLINFO News: September, 2011

Next-Generation Technical Services Update: September 2011

September 30, 2011  |  Category:  Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

Power of Three (POT) groups have generated initial task lists and timelines and are setting up Lightning Team memberships. After review and feedback from the NGTS Management Team, the POTs … More


New Look/New URL for the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS)

September 28, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

(All campuses except UCR, UCSF; on the Univ. of Michigan platform) A new version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies was recently launched, along with an upgrade having close to … More


HathiTrust Constitutional Convention Ballot Proposals and More

September 26, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As reported in August, 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 three … More


Contributor Metadata Editor released for OAC/Calisphere digital objects

September 26, 2011  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Online Archive of California,Special Collections  |  Author: 

Digital Special Collections is pleased to announce the release of the Metadata Editor, a new tool for contributors to the Online Archive of California (OAC) and Calisphere. The Metadata Editor … More

New Melvyl Governance in Place

September 26, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Ginny Steel, Chair, CoUL The Council of University Librarians (CoUL) is launching a new systemwide structure to manage the Melvyl WorldCat Local service.  The new structure is incorporated in … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update – September 2011

September 23, 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

Reading 5 Million Books at Once: Google N-Grams at TEDxBoston

September 22, 2011  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Technology  |  Author: 

Google has digitized millions of books from libraries across the world, including the UC Libraries. While our digitized books are great for traditional reading and research, the corpus also offers … More

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UC HathiTrust Update & News

September 9, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

by Heather Christenson, HathiTrust Project Manager, CDL August Activities As the academic year begins, the HathiTrust Update on August Activities provides a report on what the HathiTrust partnership has been … More

Vertical Search Demo submitted to Digital Public Library of America Beta Sprint

September 8, 2011  |  Category:  Newsletter,Special Collections  |  Author: 

CDL has submitted a Vertical Search Demo to the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Beta Sprint project. The Beta Sprint issued a call for ideas and prototypes for the … More

Important Milestone: Serial Local Holdings Records (LHRs) to display in Melvyl

September 7, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Since nearly the inception of the UC-OCLC Melvyl project, adding serial Local Holdings Records (LHRs) to UC’s Melvyl catalog records has been a high priority.  The aim in doing so … More