CDLINFO News: May, 2014

Upcoming WEST Meeting at ALA Annual Reminder: Please RSVP if you plan to attend

May 29, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting is happening on Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in LVCC-N120. Thank you to everyone who has already RSVP’d. If you haven’t RSVP’d … More

Melvyl Enhancements – May 2014

May 28, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in two enhancements to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on May 22, 2014, described below. The running list of release notes can be found at (Note that many … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: May 2014

May 28, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Our past month’s distributions for monographs included titles for Open Access (1195 titles), SuperStar (640 titles), Springer (345 titles), CRC Press (288 titles), Apabi (113 titles), IEEE (76 titles), Wiley … More

Request from eBook records, yes you can

May 27, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

Melvyl includes millions of eBook records, and it is often difficult to find the parallel print record in order to request the item. However, you don’t need to find the … More

New Licensed Resource: TAIR

May 22, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

TAIR Nine UC Campuses (all except UCSF) entered a Tier 2 agreement to become among the first institutional subscribers to The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR). Arabidopsis thaliana is … More


UC Special Collections Highlighted

In a news article on the University of California website, UC archival collections are highlighted across the campuses. States the article, “While there’s no other band like the Grateful Dead, … More

HathiTrust – April Update

May 20, 2014  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

      Highlights from April’s HathiTrust Update: HathiTrust is seeking nominations for the User Support Working Group. The group is looking to add up to two new members who have … More

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UCSF Mt. Zion Library Records Now in Melvyl

May 15, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Mt. Zion Library records now appear in Melvyl as part of the UC San Francisco Library collection (Level 1) for UCSF. Mt. Zion is an affiliated UCSF library located off-campus. … More

DataUp Service Update: March – April 2014

May 14, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities The DataUp Version 2 phase of the project, funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation and in partnership with the DataONE … More


DMPTool Service Update: April 2014

May 14, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities We’re very close to launching the new version of the DMPTool – May 19 for administrators and May 29 for all users! A … More