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Jim Vanderveen gets a shorter commute

July 12, 2019  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Jim Vanderveen recently announced his resignation from CDL.  We are truly sad to see Jim go as he’s been a valued and appreciated member of the UC3 family. Jim … More

OCLC’s SCIPIO database cancelled

June 19, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

SCIPIO, Art and rare book sales/auction catalogs database, was cancelled effective June 30, 2018. Originally activated systemwide as part of OCLC’s Base Package of databases, SCIPIO was cancelled last year … More


Morgan & Claypool Synthesis Digital Library Collection Nine is Available

June 19, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

For the seven participating campuses (UCB [incl LBL], UCD, UCI, UCLA, UCM, UCR, UCSD), Morgan & Claypool (M&C) Publishers Synthesis Series ( has begun making its ninth collection of lectures … More


RAND California cancelled as of May 1st

May 9, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As part of the Tier 1 Database Cancellation review, the CDL license for RAND California (State Statistics) has been cancelled effective May 1, 2019. Campuses may continue their access … More


CDL Job Opening: Senior Software Developer

April 22, 2019  |  Category:  Publishing & Special Collections,Staff News  |  Author: 

As a senior level applications programmer in the Publishing & Special Collections group at the California Digital Library, this position is responsible for the technical architecture, operations, and continued evolution … More

Access discontinued to OCLC’s CAMIO database

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

Per information from OCLC email… OCLC discontinued access to the CAMIO (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online) database for WorldCat Local and FirstSearch/WorldCat Discovery subscribers on 31 December 2018. The … More


Cambridge University Press and the University of California Agree to Open Access Publishing Deal

April 10, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Press Releases,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

Agreement is UC’s first with a major publisher and Cambridge’s first in the Americas The University of California and Cambridge University Press have entered into a transformative agreement that … More

At long last, HathiTrust records have been fixed in Melvyl

April 1, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

After many years of frustration with HathiTrust books that campus users do not have digital access to appearing in the Melvyl catalog with an indication of a digital holding, we … More

UC DLFx 2019 registration is now open

March 19, 2019  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

Registration for the 2nd UC DLFx Conference is now open! At UC DLFx, UC librarians, digital technology experts, educators, and other leaders will convene at UC San Diego. We … More

UC-eLinks moving to secure HTTP (https://) on 2/19

February 13, 2019  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

On the morning of Tuesday, February 19, 2019, Ex Libris will install “SSL” on the CDL SFX server, meaning that all UC-eLinks traffic will be redirected from ‘’ to … More