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 at UC San Diego.  To learn more about SCP, see

Output of e-book records was once again topped by records for Springer (1763 titles). Analytic records for the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (993 titles) represented another major distribution as well as records from Alexander Street Press (654 titles), almost all of which were for titles from the Classical Music Library. Other significant distributions came from IEEE (229 titles), CRC Press (95 titles), and Superstar (49 titles). Our most notable serial records distributions were for LexisNexis (69 titles), Open Access (57 titles), EBSCO (52 titles), Project Muse (28 titles), and Superstar (24 titles).

SCP’s 2010/2011 annual report is posted: A few highlights to note, as of June 30, 2011, the total number of unique SCP resources catalog stood at 488,309. The net increase in serial titles was 3,582 from last year which brought our unique serials title count to 34,570. The net increase for monographs was over five times as much as serials, 19,682, bringing the total number of unique monograph titles cataloged to 453,107.

Looking forward, note that the last SCP files for 2011 will be posted on Monday, December 19 and the first file of 2012 will be posted on January 9.