CDLINFO News: June, 2014

WEST Phase 2 Systems Development Update

June 17, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST is currently developing additional systems functions to support archiving activities, including a graphical user interface (or “dashboard”) to the existing print journal collections analysis system. The collections analysis system … More

The Shipment that Launched 3.6+ Million Digitized Books: NRLF Celebrates Major Accomplishment

June 17, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

NRLF Celebrates 3 Million Books Sent to Google In October 2006, NRLF (Northern Regional Library Facility) sent the first shipment of UC books to Google to be digitized. This shipment launched … More

UC Libraries Statement on Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Digital Library Appellate Court Ruling

The University of California Libraries join with our HathiTrust colleagues in welcoming the decision by the Second Circuit of the US Court of Appeals that key services of the HathiTrust … More

Strategic Planning for WEST beyond 2016; Achieving Sustainability

June 10, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The WEST Executive Committee and Operations and Collections Council convened in person in Oakland, CA on June 3rd to initiate a strategic planning process to achieve sustainability by 2016, when … More

EZID Service Update: May 2014

June 4, 2014  |  Category:  EZID,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities As a result of an upgrade announced in April to N2T, EZID’s backend storage system and ARK resolver, for the first time … More

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Working with Resource Vendors on Web Accessibility

June 3, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC Berkeley Web Accessibility Evangelist and chair of UC’s Electronic Accessibility Leadership Team (EALT), Lucy Greco serves on a working group to improve the accessibility of Elsevier’s products.   Elsevier ScienceDirect … More

Data Management Planning Tool More Responsive to Researchers’ Needs

June 3, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,Press Releases,UC Curation Center (UC3),UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The University of California and several partners have released a new version of a free tool that helps researchers and their institutions create effective data management plans required by the … More

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