CDLINFO News: September, 2015

WorldCat Discovery beta: Personal Lists; Importing Lists from

September 25, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on September 25, 2015 included the following new features, enhancements and bug fixes. The running list of release notes can be found at … More

Melvyl’s Central Index is expanding

September 25, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL will now activate CDL-managed Tier 2 databases in Melvyl’s Central Index. This was the recommendation of the Melvyl Configuration and Electronic Resources Project Team, and the Council of University … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: September 2015

September 24, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The first set of records for two new monographic packages were sent out last month, for Business Expert Press and for the Oxford Literature Handbooks. Business Expert Press promotes … More

NewsBank Interface Upgrade

September 24, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

NewsBank recently released interface chances for the Access World News and America’s News Magazines databases — Enhancements include: Searching • More navigators by which the content can be explored … More


Ovid User Interface Enhancements

September 23, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

The OVID interface (UC’s current host platform for the Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins titles) will be undergoing an interface upgrade on September 30, 2015, including changes to Journal Views (Journal … More


DMPTool Service Update: August 2015

September 17, 2015  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities New Template. We added a new template for NIH-Genomic Data Sharing; get the full report on the DMPTool blog. Users should also note … More

CDL’s Shared Cataloging Program helps support alternative press/open access resource

September 16, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging,Staff News  |  Author: 

SCP staff are constantly on the lookout for how their cataloging can be leveraged for the greater good. Such an opportunity recently presented itself with the licensing by CDL of … More

Release of the new Calisphere! More content in a great new interface

September 14, 2015  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Special Collections  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce the official, public release of the new Calisphere website, currently in beta mode. Go there now! The new Calisphere site provides access to even more … More

Laine Farley, CDL Executive Director, to Retire Effective September 30th

September 11, 2015  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Laine Farley, longtime Executive Director of the California Digital Library, will retire from the CDL effective September 30th, 2015. Farley is CDL’s third and longest-running Executive Director, having served … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Gunsho Ruiju Online

September 9, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Nine campuses (all except UCSF) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to Gunsho Ruiju Online.   (B, D, I, LA, M, R, SD, SB and … More