CDLINFO News: August, 2013

CDL Welcomes CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellow John Kratz

August 28, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to welcome John Kratz as a CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences.  John earned his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Columbia … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update — August 2013

August 27, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Folks interested in our online music resources will be pleased to note that SCP sent out 29,313 records for titles in the Naxos Music Library. And because OCLC is now … More

Melvyl Enhancements — August 2013

August 26, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in several enhancements to WorldCat Local that impact Melvyl on August 22, 2013.   These contain enhancements for both July and August and include the following: Display changes for … More

First Open-Access Digital Book from New Series

August 14, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing  |  Author: 

eScholarship is delighted to announce the California Classical Studies (CCS) monographic series, a Mellon-funded, open access monograph publishing program focused on peer-reviewed, long-form scholarship in the field of Classics.  CCS … More

New Licensed Resource: Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS)

August 14, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As an end-of-year acquisition, CDL purchased the Foreign Broadcast Information Service, 1941-1996, from Readex on behalf of all campuses, with a start date of July 1, 2013. The Foreign … More


Web Archiving Service (WAS) has a new look!

August 8, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3),Web Archiving  |  Author: 

The University of California’s Web Archiving Service (WAS) launched a new public interface. Check it out:! The fresh new look showcases the importance of web archiving and promotes … More

UC Libraries Advisory Structure Inaugural Leadership

August 7, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,Systemwide Library Information,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

By Marlo Young (UCSD), UCLAS Communications Manager The University of California Libraries Advisory Structure (UCLAS) is pleased to announce the establishment of its inaugural leadership. Based on an open nominations … More

EZID Service Update: July 2013

August 6, 2013  |  Category:  EZID,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Registration for the DataCite summer meeting is now open to everyone who wants to know more about the latest developments helping to … More

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UC Libraries Digital Collection project: stay in the loop!

August 2, 2013  |  Category:  Special Collections  |  Author: 

In June, the Council of University Librarians announced the creation of a project team at CDL for the UC Libraries Digital Collection (UCLDC), an initiative to build infrastructure for the shared … More


University of California Faculty Senate Passes Open Access Policy

The press release below can also be seen on the Academic Senate’s homepage at: The Academic Senate of the University of California has passed an Open Access Policy, ensuring … More