CDLINFO News: Authored by Jayne Dickson

National Technical Information Library (NTRL) is now Open Access

October 1, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The National Technical Reports Library (NTRL) has become an open access resource, following a decision made by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS). NTRL was previously licensed as Tier 2 … More

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Enhanced Cochrane Library platform debuts

August 9, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On August 7, 2018 the redesigned and enhanced Cochrane Library platform was launched. Currently, six campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco) participate in the license … More

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WorldCat Discovery beta: Access DOIs in record descriptions

July 27, 2018  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on July 26, 2018 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at https://help.oclc.org/Discovery_and_Reference/WorldCat_Discovery/Release_notes. (Note that many … More

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SpringerProtocols.com content transitions on July 25

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

On Wednesday, July 25th 2018, the SpringerProtocols.com platform will be deactivated. SpringerProtocols content is being concurrently-hosted on SpringerLink and is searchable on the new research platform, Springer Nature Experiments (http://uclibs.org/PID/127001), … More

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So, what is Unpaywall anyway?

July 24, 2018  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

Unpaywall is a service that maintains a database of links to full-text articles from open-access sources all over the world. The content is harvested from legal sources including repositories run … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Publicly share personal lists

July 5, 2018  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on June 28, 2018 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at https://help.oclc.org/Discovery_and_Reference/WorldCat_Discovery/Release_notes. (Note that many … More

CDL Job Opening for Information Services Analyst

June 28, 2018  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL) supports the education, research, and public service mission of the University of California in partnership with the ten campus University of California Libraries system. … More

Project MUSE launches redesigned platform

June 14, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Today (June 14, 2018), Project MUSE released its newly-redesigned web presence. This is an interface change only, no changes to URLs or landing pages. Project Muse PID is http://uclibs.org/PID/31861. Per … More

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WorldCat Discovery beta: More precisely link to author names

June 1, 2018  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on May 31, 2018 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at https://help.oclc.org/Discovery_and_Reference/WorldCat_Discovery/Release_notes. (Note that many … More

EBSCOhost added to ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) record

May 1, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Previously, the catalog record for ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) only displayed links to this database via ProQuest and GPO Online. The UC campuses also have complementary access to … More

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