CDLINFO News: Collection Development

SCP Monthly Update — November 2017

November 14, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP has posted the distribution statistics report for the month of October. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access … More

Global Financial Data (GFD) moves to a new platform

November 1, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Currently, eight of the UC campuses (except UCSF and UCSB) license the Global Financial Data (GFD) database. On Wednesday, November 1st, GFD will transition to a new platform, powered by … More

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Farewell to Emily Stambaugh

November 1, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,Staff News,WEST  |  Author: 

Transitions are often bittersweet, and the one we announce today is no exception.  With some sadness at the loss of a valued colleague but also with anticipation of exciting new … More

Taylor & Francis Ebooks transition to new platform

October 19, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Taylor & Francis (T&F) is migrating ebook content from the CRCnetBase platform (as well as other ebook imprints hosted by T&F) to their new Ebook platform (https://www.taylorfrancis.com/). As of November … More

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WEST Webinar: Rosemont Shared Print Alliance Overview

October 19, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

On October 11th and 18th, the WEST Project Team hosted two webinars, during which Emily Stambaugh provided an overview of the Rosemont Shared Print Alliance and WEST’s role in that … More

Adding Links to HathiTrust Resources in Your Local ILS

October 19, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC libraries interested in helping their users find digitized books in HathiTrust, may wish to include links to HathiTrust volumes in your local catalog. The Mass Digitization team recently posted … More

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OCLC’s Vision and Services to Support the Collective Collection

October 17, 2017  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

In August, OCLC’s President and CEO, Skip Prichard, announced OCLC’s vision for supporting the Collective Collection. This will include support for shared print services. For more details, please watch this … More

SCP Monthly Update, October 2017

October 5, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP has posted the distribution statistics report for the month of September [xlsx]. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open … More

New Reaxys is now available

October 2, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recently, Elsevier launched a new release of Reaxys©, a chemistry research database.  According to the Elsevier press release, the new Reaxys combines a highly streamlined user interface with search and … More

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Announcing the Completion of New Enhancements for the AGUA Analysis and Decision Support Tool

October 2, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

During the past year, the WEST Development and Project teams have worked together to realize six important enhancements for the AGUA tool. We are pleased to announce that these enhancements … More