CDLINFO News: August, 2015

ProQuest Updates Platform Interface, August 20th

August 20, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

ProQuest will be rolling out changes to the interface of the main ProQuest platform on August 20, 2015.   The ProQuest Congressional interface implemented a similar look and feel on August … More


New Licensed Resource: Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO) — Literature

August 18, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO) — Literature. Note: Some campuses may have already had access via local subscriptions.; All campuses, on the Oxford … More


Alexander Street Press Debuts New Interface for Selected Resources

August 13, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

The Alexander Street platform will be debuting a new interface on Friday August 14.   From the vendor’s announcement, the new interface includes: More intuitive search, browse, video, and audio … More


Mirroring FirstSearch searching in WorldCat Discovery (WCD)

August 13, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As you know, OCLC is rolling out a new discovery interface (WorldCat Discovery) which will merge together the existing OCLC FirstSearch and WorldCat Local (WCL) interfaces onto this new platform. … More

Latest eScholarship Activity: Campus 2nd Quarter 2015 Reports

August 13, 2015  |  Category:  eScholarship,Newsletter,Publishing,Publishing & Special Collections  |  Author: 

Check out this quarter’s reports to discover eScholarship’s publishing profiles (and more). Here’s a listing of each campus’s most popular publications this quarter brought to you by the eScholarship team. … More

Changing of the guard

August 12, 2015  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

In July, Erika Wilson, CDL Executive Assistant to Laine Farley, became the Communications and Operations Manager at the Authors Alliance ( “As we continue to grow, it’s important we have … More

CDL welcomes Angela Di Iorio

August 12, 2015  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

CDL is thrilled to welcome Angela Di Iorio from La Sapienza Digital Library in Rome. She will be joining us for two months as a visiting scholar. Angela is a … More

Caitlin Nelson joins D2D

August 12, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

On Monday, August 10th, CDL’s Discovery to Delivery (D2D) team welcomed Caitlin Nelson as the Discovery & Delivery Services Product Manager. Caitlin will be product manager for Request and eventually Melvyl, … More

CDL Job Opening for Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing

August 7, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Staff News  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced and motivated professional to lead its content licensing unit.  The Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing will lead and manage … More

CDL Staff in Print – John Kratz & Carly Strasser in Scientific Data

August 4, 2015  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Congratulations to John Kratz, a CLIR/DLF Data Curation Fellow at CDL, and our former CDL colleague, Carly Strasser, on today’s publication of their article, “Making Data Count”, in the journal … More

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