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Ergonomic Abstracts Database is cancelled effective January 11, 2019

January 11, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The subscription to EBSCOhost’s Ergonomic Abstracts database for the participating locations (all campuses except UC Davis) has been cancelled effective January 11, 2019. The systemwide cancellation was approved by … More


CDL Position Opening: Executive Assistant

January 9, 2019  |  Category:  Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL’s executive assistant position is open for recruitment until 1/25/2019. The position is a permanent, career appointment. As executive assistant to the CDL Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director … More

UCLA works with SCP on cataloging Russia Newspapers

January 3, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

In response to SCP’s call for Cyrillic language expertise, Peter Fletcher of UCLA, Team Leader, International Team, Cyrillic Languages Catalog Librarian, volunteered to help SCP catalog newspapers of the State … More

CDL office closure Dec. 21, 2018 (noon) – Jan. 1, 2019

December 20, 2018  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

This year, UC’s Office of the President (UCOP), including the California Digital Library (CDL), will be officially closed during the Winter and New Year holiday periods from Friday, December 21, … More

Greg Janée in Transition

October 4, 2018  |  Category:  EZID,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Greg Janée, lead developer for the EZID service, has recently stepped up to be the Director of the Data Curation Program at the UCSB Library. Greg, who joined CDL’s UC3 team at … More

China Data Online Cancellation

September 21, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The China Data Online product is no longer available through UC’s Tier 2 subscription vendor. According to the China Data Center website ( “Effective immediately, this China Data Center … More


Robin James joins CDL

August 24, 2018  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Robin James joined CDL on August 2nd as Günter Waibel’s new interim Executive Assistant. She comes to us courtesy of UCOP’s temporary staffing program. We’re hoping that Robin will … More

CDL Position Opening: Shared Content Service Coordinator

August 24, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

At the California Digital Library (CDL), we believe passionately that the library, in all its forms, is critically important to the vital work of students, scholars and the public. As … More

California Digital Library seeks Publication Management System Coordinator

August 8, 2018  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing,Staff News  |  Author: 

Do you find deep joy in bibliometrics? How about synchronizing disparate (sometimes compatible) systems to create a web of information across a vast university system? Are you also a … More

ProQuest platform interface enhancements will be rolled out July 26

July 24, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The July 26, 2018 ProQuest platform release will introduce redesigned basic search and search results pages. These improvements will put more emphasis on source types to help researchers retrieve more … More