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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


Josh Maloney joins CDL’s Business Services

June 27, 2018  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Josh Maloney has joined CDL as the new Business Operations Manager. Josh will be overseeing the procurement, revenue, as well as other accounting and finance processes. Josh comes to … More

New Request (ILL/DDS) security feature debuts

May 21, 2018  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

On Monday, May 21st, a new security feature was implemented in Request (UC’s interlibrary loan and document delivery service).  The feature prevents the user from entering an email address other … More

Save the Date: “Choosing Pathways to OA” Working Forum, Oct 16-17

May 15, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Publishing & Special Collections  |  Author: 

On behalf of all ten campuses of the University of California Libraries plus the California Digital Library, we wish to share the below invitation for an October 16-17 working forum.  … More


EZID Staff in Print: John Kunze and Greg Janée in Scientific Data

May 8, 2018  |  Category:  EZID,Identifiers,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL’s John Kunze and Greg Janée contributed significantly to this new standard — a harmonized compact identifier system. Congratulations! —————————————————————– First big output of FORCE11 Data Citation Implementation Group – … More

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Latin America Digital Beat / Data Base is no longer updating online content

April 25, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Per the message from the vendor (University of New Mexico), “The LADB (Latin America Digital Beat, formerly Latin America Data Base) regrets to inform you that we will cease publication … More