CDLINFO News: November, 2017

Duke University Press Journals move to Silverchair platform

November 30, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On Monday, November 20, 2017, Duke University Press Journals transitioned from Highwire to the Silverchair platform. According to Duke University Press, the transition to Silverchair will provide an integrated user … More


Oxford updates Biography & Music/Art databases

November 29, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Oxford Biography Resources On Monday, November 27, 2017, Oxford University Press (OUP) updated their Biography resources: American National Biography Online: UCB, UCI, UCLA, UCM, UCR, UCSB, UCSC, and UCSD … More


WorldCat Discovery beta: “Instrumentation” helps musicians choose ensemble materials

November 28, 2017  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on November 2, 2017 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at (Note that … More

DMPTool Service Update: November 2017

November 21, 2017  |  Category:  DMPTool,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Roadmap update. We’re making progress toward our target release date in early 2018. You can track our progress here. We’re also testing the DMPTool data … More

Introducing the WEST Technical Support and Expertise Forum

November 20, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The past six months or so—marked by disclosures of archived titles and collecting files of unarchived holdings—have demonstrated that many of our members are managing ILS transitions and other technical … More

SCP Monthly Update — November 2017

November 14, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP has posted the distribution statistics report for the month of October. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access … More

CDL Job Opening for a Library Carpentry Coordinator/Research Data Specialist

November 6, 2017  |  Category:  UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

The UC Curation Center (UC3) is looking for a successful Library Carpentry Coordinator/Research Data Specialist who uses their product management skills, project management skills, software/data skills, and knowledge of the … More

Global Financial Data (GFD) moves to a new platform

November 1, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Currently, eight of the UC campuses (except UCSF and UCSB) license the Global Financial Data (GFD) database. On Wednesday, November 1st, GFD will transition to a new platform, powered by … More


New, collaborative process for curating Calisphere exhibitions

November 1, 2017  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter  |  Author: 

We’re pleased to announce a more collaborative process for the development of Calisphere Exhibitions, which we believe will bring more voices and stories to the site — as well as highlight … More

Announcing ILLReports! (Replacing JReports)

November 1, 2017  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

On November 6th, users will be able to access reports on UC Interlibrary Loan (ILL) activity through our newly designed interface: ILLReports (  The previous service, JReports, will be retired and … More