CDLINFO News: August, 2016

Welcome Monica Westin!

August 30, 2016  |  Category:  eScholarship,Newsletter,Publishing & Special Collections,Staff News  |  Author: 

Please welcome Monica Westin, who has just joined the Access & Publishing group as the Outreach and Community Engagement Coordinator for eScholarship! Monica comes to us via the Berkeley Electronic … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: August 2016

August 30, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

For July 2016 monographs distributions, we added a new package Cambridge online monographs (383 titles).  Other major monographs packages are: ACM Digital Library online conference proceedings (77 titles), IEEE Xplore … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: User Experience Enhancements

August 30, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on August 29, 2016 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at (Note that … More

CDL – UCSC Focus Group Study on Print and E-book Use webinar for library staff

August 26, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Please join Danielle Watters Westbrook (CDL), Chan Li (CDL), Kerry Scott (UCSC) and Sarah Troy (UCSC) for a discussion about a focus group project conducted at UCSC last fall, about … More

DMPTool Service Update: July 2016

August 26, 2016  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Templates. The template inventory is underway. We recently added templates for the DOT and NASA (blog updates here and here). Next in line are … More

CDL welcomes Matthew McKinley

August 24, 2016  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Publishing & Special Collections,Staff News  |  Author: 

Matthew McKinley has just joined CDL as the new Metadata Harvest Operator for Calisphere, and will be working alongside Mark, Adrian and Brian to perform/monitor Calisphere metadata harvests, as well … More

Bernadette Scully: Movin’ on up

August 24, 2016  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

On August 17th, Bernadette Scully joined Janet Napolitano’s office as a career Administrative Assistant.  Bernadette’s new role will allow her to use her program coordinator experience to support the … More

Nga Ong joins CDL

August 23, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

On August 3rd, Nga Ong joined CDL’s Licensed Content Team as a Library Data and Services Analyst. In her new position, Nga will work on various collection analysis and assessment projects and will … More

NCBI will be transitioning to using HTTPS-only protocols on September 30, 2016

August 16, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

NCBI (host server for the PubMed database and others) will be transitioning to using HTTPS-only protocols on September 30, 2016 NCBI will be transitioning to using HTTPS-only protocols on September … More

UC Davis and CDL complete Pay It Forward project

August 11, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The University of California, Davis and the California Digital Library have recently completed the 18-month Pay It Forward project, an effort funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon … More