CDLINFO News: November, 2011

Next-Generation Technical Services Update: November 2011

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

Power of Three Groups: Lightning Teams charged and moving forward Lightning Teams (LTs) created under POTs 2 through 6 have begun working on specific, defined tasks in support of the … More


Who are Trevor, Darrell, Katie, Chloe, Lisa, Stacy, and Xiaowen?

Thanks to the HathiTrust User Experience Advisory Group, we now have a set of “personas” representing HathiTrust users.   For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term, personas are … More


Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update – November 2011

November 21, 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

bX Recommender Purchase Postponed Indefinitely

November 21, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

The UC Heads of Public Services (HOPS) gave serious consideration to the purchase of bX Recommender following a three month trial and assessment last spring.  HOPS determined the service to … More

Discover the groundbreaking research of UC’s Nobel Laureates in eScholarship

November 9, 2011  |  Category:  eScholarship,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Last month, the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Saul Perlmutter, an astrophysicist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and professor at UC Berkeley. Want to explore his groundbreaking … More

WAS Under the Hood: How Web Archives Work – Nov 16 Webinar

November 3, 2011  |  Category:  Web Archiving  |  Author: 

The Web Archiving Service ( enables librarians, archivists and researchers to capture websites, and to build and publish web archives. Join us Wednesday November 16th at 9 am Pacific for … More

Data Management Tool Launched by University of California Libraries and Partner Institutions

November 1, 2011  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

The press release below was distributed by the UC Newsroom (and at partner institutions) this morning: Important questions are challenging researchers today:  Where should their research data reside? How can … More