CDLINFO News: December, 2014

CDL office closure Dec. 23, 2014 PM – Jan. 1, 2015

December 23, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

This year, UC’s Office of the President, including the California Digital Library (CDL), will be officially closed during the Winter and New Year holiday periods from Tuesday, December 23, 2013 … More

MD Consult ends on December 31, 2014

December 23, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

Elsevier will be discontinuing the MD Consult product as of December 31, 2014. Access to the site and content will cease at that time. For questions, please contact the MD … More


Staff in Print—Emily Stambaugh co-authors “Shared Print Programs”

December 23, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,Staff News,WEST  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce that a new book, Shared Print Programs, SPEC Kit 345, by Rebecca Crist and Emily Stambaugh, CDL’s Manager of Shared Print, was just published and … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – IEEE Smart Grid Research

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

Four campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Los Angeles, and San Diego) have purchased the IEEE Smart Grid Research package. Prepared by the IEEE Standards Association, these reports compile “smart grid-related intelligence” in … More


CDL Staff in Print: John Kunze

December 19, 2014  |  Category:  EZID,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

John Kunze, Identifier Systems Architect, along with two collaborators from the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) , published an article entitled “The ARK Identifier Scheme: Lessons Learnt at the BnF … More

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Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: December 2014

December 16, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The UCSD campus will be closed from Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 through Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. SCP operations will cease entirely during this time period. The last file of … More

Scopus Access Available through December 2015

December 16, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to be able to fund another year of Scopus access for the UC campuses. Scopus ( is a large interdisciplinary abstract and citation database of research literature … More


Merritt Service Update: November 2014

December 15, 2014  |  Category:  Merritt,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities SDSC content migration complete. We have finished the migration of content from the UCOP Data Center to SDSC. As mentioned previously, this … More

EZID introduces an OAI-PMH interface

December 15, 2014  |  Category:  EZID,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

EZID has just implemented a standard Open Archives Initiative, Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) interface, allowing external harvesting of the information we store for most of our identifiers. That’s right–not … More

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UC3 Dash Service Update: November 2014

December 15, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

The UC3 Dash ( service provides an easy-to-use solution for the effective curation of and access to research data. Dash is a centralized UC3-hosted service, with UC campus … More