CDLINFO News: February, 2015

CDL Job Opening for User Experience (UX) Content Strategist

February 26, 2015  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

Do you love creating an engaging and useful content strategy and user experience for online websites and resources? Then join our team! We are hiring a person to serve as … More

UC Monthly E-Resource Usage Reports Are Now Available Via MPSInsight for Libraries

February 25, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Usage Statistics  |  Author: 

Monthly COUNTER usage reports for UC Libraries Systemwide licensed e-resources from 2010 to the present are now available via a link to MPSInsight for Libraries (formerly ScholarlyStats). ScholarlyStats was … More

Merritt Service Update: January 2015

February 24, 2015  |  Category:  Merritt,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Merritt experienced some significant problems with ingest and retrieval beginning around January 21. In some cases, objects larger than 100 Mb submitted … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Red Book Online

February 23, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Six campuses (Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, and San Francisco) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to Red Book Online. (D, I, … More


Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: February 2015

February 23, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Our major monograph distributions for last month included titles for Early English Books (4,334 tiles), Springer (2,702 titles), SuperStar (520 titles), IEEE (130 titles), YBP/Ebrary DDA (121 titles), CRC Press … More

Update Delivered at ALA Midwinter 2015 WEST Member Meeting

February 20, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Midwinter WEST Member Meeting took place on Sunday, Feb. 01, 2015 from 1-2:30 pm in the Hilton Chicago (Continental C). Thank you to everyone who braved the snow storm to … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Staff Accounts are now available!

February 17, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Staff User Accounts are here! With a staff user account, you can view MARC records, view the OCLC# on the brief record … More

EZID introduces a batch download feature

February 17, 2015  |  Category:  EZID,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

EZID has just implemented a feature allowing clients to download a copy of all or some of their identifiers and descriptive information (i.e. metadata). We call it “batch” download, because … More

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Calisphere: Gearing up for DPLA in April

Last year, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) welcomed the California Digital Library as a DPLA Content Hub, on behalf of the UC Libraries and with the endorsement of … More

The Consortium of California Herbaria (CCH) has its roots in the California Digital Library (CDL)

February 12, 2015  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3),UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

By Staci Markos, UCB Jepson Herbaria ( All over the world, dried plant collections are maintained in herbaria. Collections from California date from the early 1800s to the present. Each plant … More