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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


SCP’s Becky Culbertson headlines OCLC Member story on shared cataloging

February 4, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging,Staff News  |  Author: 

Becky Culbertson Recently, Becky Culbertson, stalwart member of the Shared Cataloging Program (SCP), was interviewed by OCLC staff about shared cataloging. The interview is now online as one of OCLC’s … More

UC DLFx 2019 – Call For Proposals

January 23, 2019  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

The UC DLFx 2019 meeting is happening @ UC San Diego on May 20-22, 2019. Registration and travel information will be available soon. Participants from across the UC libraries, archives, … More

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