CDLINFO News: April, 2012

ProQuest New Platform to be Available; New ProQuest Training Materials

April 30, 2012  |  Category:  Collection Development,Information Services,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The new and current platforms of CDL-licensed ProQuest databases will run in parallel, beginning the week of May 6.  ProQuest currently encompasses resources on the ProQuest, CSA and Chadwyck-Healy (ChH) … More


Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update – April 2012

April 30, 2012  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

By Adolfo Tarango, Head, Systemwide Collection Services Last month we distributed the first set of records for the Alexander Street Press collection, Theatre in Video (350 titles). This is also … More

OCLC Print Archives Disclosure Pilot final report

April 25, 2012  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print  |  Author: 

Beginning in late 2010, an ad hoc Coordinating Committee consisting of several individuals who were active in the shared print (print archiving) community began to explore ways in which libraries … More

Several new monographic series agreements endorsed in April

April 25, 2012  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print  |  Author: 

The Shared Monograph Planning Group is pleased to announce fourteen (14) initiative statements from UC Bibliographer groups to collaboratively collect monographic print series.  Each initiative statement contains a list of … More

Your Faculty is Publishing in Open Access!

April 25, 2012  |  Category:  eScholarship,Newsletter,Publishing  |  Author: 

What do “Pursuing happiness: The architecture of sustainable change” and “The World Distribution of Household Wealth” have in common?   They’re both UC faculty-published articles on UC’s flourishing open access platform, … More

Next-Generation Technical Services Update: April 2012

April 23, 2012  |  Category:  Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

POT 1: Build the UC Digital Collection infrastructure POT 1 has chosen to use the agile methodology for gathering requirements for the Digital Asset Management System (DAMS). The team is … More


Mellon Supports Phase 2 of Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC)

April 23, 2012  |  Category:  Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

The CDL is pleased to announce that the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is supporting a second phase of the Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC) project, which will dramatically expand … More

New Licensed Resource – TBRC Core Collections Tranches 8 and 9

April 20, 2012  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC campuses now have access to the remaining sections of this electronic resource as part of a Tier 2 license: Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center (TBRC) Digital Library (All campuses, on … More


HathiTrust March 2012 Update – New Board of Governors, CDL Zephir testing and more

April 19, 2012  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In March, the new members of HathiTrust’s Board of Governors were announced; working group and committee reports are included. The California Digital Library achieved a milestone in March, loading all … More


Hot Articles: a new service using UC-eLinks

April 10, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

bX Hot Articles is a new free service that shows you immediately, based on real usage data, what publications are hot in your broad subject area. bx Hot Articles sample tile … More