CDLINFO News: Collection Development

SCP Monthly Update — September 2018

September 25, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

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

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 (http://www.chinadatacenter.org/closed/): “Effective immediately, this China Data Center … More

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Digitization at the Click of a Shutter: Works of California Photographers Ruth-Marion Baruch and Pirkle Jones Now Online

Thousands of images by California photographers Ruth-Marion Baruch (1922–1997) and Pirkle Jones (1914–2009) are now digitized and available online (many for the first time!) on Calisphere and UC Santa Cruz University Library … More

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Thousands of Historic California Legislative Publications Newly Available for Access

September 11, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

A collaboration between CDL’s Mass Digitization Team, the California Office of Legislative Counsel, and librarians at UC Berkeley, Stanford University, and the California State Library has resulted in 4,000 … More

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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

SCP Monthly Update — August 2018

August 16, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

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

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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CDL joins ICOLC Opposing the MLA International Bibliography Exclusivity with EBSCO

July 27, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL recently signed on to the letter [PDF] prepared by the International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC), concerning the MLA International Bibliography exclusivity with EBSCO.  On June 26, 2018, MLA … 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

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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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