CDLINFO News: October, 2011

New Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Courier Service to Launch November 7

October 31, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

By Eric Scott, Chair, RSC As of November 7, the University of California Libraries will begin using a new courier service for our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) intercampus deliveries, Accurate Courier … More

Next-Generation Technical Services Update: October 2011

October 28, 2011  |  Category:  Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

NGTS develops definitions, best practices for system-wide work The UC Libraries’ Next-Generation Technical Services initiative has four major aims: 1) cooperative collection development; 2) collaborative technical services; 3) … More


CDL Security guidelines adopted and posted

October 27, 2011  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

By John Ober, Manager, Infrastructure and Applications Support The CDL has adopted and published a set of Information Technology Key Security Guidelines & Baseline Supporting Practices, along with a companion … More

New Custom URL for PubMed

October 25, 2011  |  Category:  Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Recently, it came to our attention that PubMed had changed its URL, which subsequently changed the custom URL used by the UC campuses. PubMed’s custom URL includes specific components (tool … More


Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update – October 2011

October 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

EZID Client List growing

October 19, 2011  |  Category:  EZID,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

EZID (easy-eye-dee) offers a simple but powerful way to use identifiers to track research materials, including datasets, throughout their lifecycle. EZID’s unique identifiers can be highly reliable aids in data management, … More


HathiTrust Update, September 2011 – Constitutional Convention and much more

October 17, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

 Read the latest about the recent HathiTrust Constitutional Convention (with wide UC library participation), HathiTrust Mobile, Authors Guild Lawsuit, and a whole host of other initiatives in the latest HathiTrust … More


Web Archiving Service Webinars: Introduction to WAS

October 11, 2011  |  Category:  UC Curation Center (UC3),Web Archiving  |  Author: 

Learn how to build web archives with CDL’s Web Archiving Service!  Our introductory webinar will be offered on October 26, October 27th and again on November 10th (details below). … More

CDL Position: Communications/Marketing Coordinator

October 6, 2011  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

University of California  – California Digital Library (CDL) Communications/Marketing Coordinator  (Sr. Communications Analyst)  If you’re a mission-driven professional with enthusiasm for innovation in higher education, explore this position at the … More