CDLINFO News: July, 2012

New and Upgraded Licensed Content: AGU Digital Library Books; Congressional Hearings; NNCO; Times Digital Archive

AGU Digital Library Books (All campuses; on the AGU platform) This is a one-time CDL purchase.  Perpetual rights for 400 titles, pre-2008 through 2012 of more than 50 years … More

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL) Records Now in Melvyl

As of today, July 30, 2012, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL in the catalog) bibliographic records were added to UC Berkeley’s local OPAC, Oskicat ( and will now also appear … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update — June/July 2012

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

By Adolfo Tarango, Head, Systemwide Collection Services SCP staffer Kate Garvey-Clasby is in the middle of processing the new EEBO records. Our plans for distributing them to the campuses are … More

Followup on Peer Review Indication in UC-eLinks

July 24, 2012  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

The UC-eLinks team received this question from a librarian about the recently-published article on Peer Review Indication in UC-eLinks. Question: Because journals aren’t peer reviewed (articles are), how do you … More

Portal for Earth Science Data Exploration

July 23, 2012  |  Category:  Newsletter,Press Releases,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

As research in the Earth and environmental sciences evolves to become more data-intensive, the ability to discover, integrate and analyze massive amounts of heterogeneous scientific information has become critical to … More

EZID Summer 2012 Webinar on August 15

July 23, 2012  |  Category:  EZID,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Do you manage or help others manage any kinds of digital objects, such as texts, data sets, terms, or images? Do you need an easy solution to citing and providing … More

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New Licensed Resource: RSC eBooks

July 19, 2012  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to this eBook collection: Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) eBook Collection, 1968-2012 (Tier 1, all campuses; on the RSC platform)   There is no collection-level … More


Staff Transition at the Web Archiving Service

July 19, 2012  |  Category:  UC Curation Center (UC3),Web Archiving  |  Author: 

To: Web Archiving Service Users and Community From: Tracy Seneca, Web Archiving Service Manager  I’m writing to announce that in early August I will be moving on to an exciting … More

ILL VDX Transition

July 18, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

VDX, part of the backend of UC’s Request interlibrary borrowing and lending service, moved from being hosted at CDL to OCLC over the weekend of July 13 -15.  The move … More

Merritt Service Update – June 2012

July 16, 2012  |  Category:  Merritt,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Service Description Merritt is a production level service that provides the UC community with an easy to use tool to manage, archive, and share their content. Content can be deposited … More