CDLINFO News: December, 2011

CDL office closure Dec. 23, 2011 PM – Jan. 2, 2012

December 23, 2011  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

This year, UC’s Office of the President, including the California Digital Library (CDL), will be officially closed during the Winter and New Year holiday periods from Friday, December 23, 2011 … More

Next-Generation Technical Services Update: December 2011

December 19, 2011  |  Category:  Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

Power of Three (POT) 1 to build UC Digital Collection infrastructure The NGTS Management Team held a kickoff conference call with Power of Three (POT) group 1, which has been … More


Major Melvyl Enhancements Coming in January

December 19, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Two exciting new features enhancing Melvyl will be turned on in Melvyl beginning this January: View Now and Central Index.  Two task groups appointed by and reporting to the UC … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update – December 2011

December 19, 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

Licensed Database Transitions 2012: bepress/De Gruyter, Project Muse, Wilson/EBSCO, ProQuest

December 19, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Information Services,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Several CDL and campus licensed databases will be transitioning to new platforms in the new year.  Below are several of the upcoming changes: The academic publisher De Gruyter is … More


Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory joins UC-eLinks

December 7, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

Berkeley Lab joins the ten UC campuses in having access to UC-eLinks for easy linking to articles and other UC-eLinks features. The Lab officially introduced UC-eLinks in September 2011. They … More

UC Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) Now Have Preservation and Access

December 6, 2011  |  Category:  eScholarship,Newsletter,Publishing,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

By Patricia Cruse, Director, University of California Curation Center (UC3) and Catherine Mitchell, Director, Publishing Group Several UC campuses are actively using CDL’s preservation and access services for the Electronic … More


Announcing the UC Library Reprints Service

December 1, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Jason Colman, Project Specialist, Mass Digitization The UC Libraries have digitized hundreds of thousands of public domain books from their collections.  Now, in partnership with Hewlett-Packard, many of these … More

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