CDLINFO News: October, 2015

John Chodacki Named Director of the University of California Curation Center at the California Digital Library

October 29, 2015  |  Category:  Newsletter,Press Releases,Staff News,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library is delighted to announce the appointment of John Chodacki as the new Director of the University of California Curation Center (UC3) effective October 19th, 2015. John … More

Groundbreaking University of California policy extends free access to all scholarly articles written by UC employees

October 28, 2015  |  Category:  eScholarship,Newsletter,Publishing & Special Collections,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

On October 26, 2015, the University of California expands the reach of its research publications by issuing a Presidential Open Access Policy, allowing future scholarly articles authored by all UC … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: October 2015

October 22, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The first set of records for two new journals packages, Reveal Digital’s Independent Voices and for SAE, went out this past month. You may have seen some press already … More

DMPTool Service Update: September 2015

October 22, 2015  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities New Template. In response to updated guidelines, we added a drop-down menu for the US Department of Energy (DOE) with a new “DOE: … More

Joanne Miller moves to UC Academic Senate

October 21, 2015  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News,Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

 Joanne Miller, Systemwide Library Planning Analyst at CDL, will be leaving us to take a new position as an analyst with the UC Academic Senate. This is a wonderful … More

UC Libraries Statement on Authors Guild v. Google

October 20, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

October 20, 2015 The University of California libraries applaud the ruling by the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals that Google’s digitization of library collections, creation of search functionality, display … More

Tier 2 databases are added to Melvyl’s Central Index

October 19, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As reported in a previous CDLINFO article (Melvyl’s Central Index is expanding), CDL is now activating CDL-managed Tier 2 databases in Melvyl’s Central Index. Going forward, each campus will … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Chinese Databases (Classic Ancient Books & Local Records)

October 14, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Eight campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, and Santa Barbara) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the Database of Chinese Classic … More


ScienceDirect to discontinue support of Internet Explorer 8

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

Elsevier/ScienceDirect is following Microsoft’s directive to focus support on newer, officially-supported IE browser versions. Microsoft announced in 2014 that, as of January 2016, it would only support the most recent … More

CDL Interim Leadership Named

October 8, 2015  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

Yesterday, Susan Carlson, UCOP’s Vice Provost for Academic Personnel and Programs, issued a formal announcement (below) regarding the California Digital Library’s interim leadership.   October 7, 2015 I am … More