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UC Merced transitions from WorldCat Local to WorldCat Discovery

May 22, 2019  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, UC Merced transitioned from WorldCat Local (WCL) to WorldCat Discovery (WCD) as the basis of their Melvyl instance. All 11 Melvyl WorldCat Local instances must … More

Royal Society (London) moves to Atypon’s Literatum platform

May 20, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

At the end of 2018, the Royal Society’s digital publishing platform migrated from HighWire to the Literatum platform from Atypon. The move enabled the Royal Society to host the same … More

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ACS Publications debuts new platform: ACS Axial

May 20, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On May 22, 2019, ACS Publications is rolling out their new digital publishing platform, with improved features and functionality. According the recent announcement, the new site will improve the article … More

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New Resource: Sabin Americana, 1500-1926

May 20, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to Sabin Americana, 1500-1926; some campuses may have already had access via local subscriptions: http://uclibs.org/PID/330933    All campuses + LBNL & LLNL; on Gale’s … More

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New resources in Melvyl’s Central Index

May 15, 2019  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Seven resources have been added to Melvyl’s Central Index.  They are: CDL now activates CDL-managed Tier 2 resources in Melvyl’s Central Index so each campus will have different resources … More

New Resource: Archives of Sexuality & Gender, Parts I-III

May 14, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to Gale’s Archives of Sexuality & Gender, Parts I-III. These are Part I – LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940: This collection consists … More

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MLA International Bibliography is moving to EBSCO

May 14, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On 26 June 2018, the editor of the MLA International Bibliography (MLAIB) announced that going forward EBSCO would be the single vendor for this resource and the accompanying MLA Directory … More

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New OA Resource: PhilPapers—Philosophical Research Online

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

PhilPapers is a comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles. PhilPapers offers unique features such as real-time indexing of pre-prints, fine-grained classification by topic, email alerts, reading lists, advanced search … More

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WorldCat Discovery beta: Accessibility updates for improved discovery

May 9, 2019  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on May 9, 2019 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 of … More

Nexis Uni upgrade begins today (May 1, 2019)

May 1, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On Wednesday, May 1, 2019, LexisNexis upgraded the Nexis® resources, including Nexis Uni. Although focused more on their Nexis.com professional resources, a Nexis Upgrade Comparison (Differences) guide that explains the … More

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