CDLINFO News: Licensed Resources

Many Gale resources will redirect to HTTPS effective July 17

July 15, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On July 17, 2019, many Gale resources will be permanently redirected to the new https://*.gale.com domain. This is a change in URL only.  Updated proxy information has been sent to … More

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New Resource: CDL purchases Cambridge University Press Journal Archive

July 12, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

With end-of-year funds, CDL purchased the Cambridge University Press (CUP) Journals Archive [2019-2021 archive edition] for systemwide access.  The CUP Journal Archive license, which incorporates previous campus purchases, includes access … More

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Alexander Street Press platform upgrade (Video Databases)

July 10, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Alexander Street Press will be moving their video-only collections on a new platform starting July 10th, when the collection URLs will be redirected. According to ProQuest’s press release, “The new … More

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New Resource: Superstar Journals Database

July 2, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Superstar Journals Database contains more than 7,470 full-text Chinese journals and more than 1,200 core journals, from 1949-present. It has a good mixture of disciplines, including engineering, agronomy, social science, … More

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Alexander Street Press platform upgrade (Drama Databases)

June 28, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

For the transitioning databases, this move provides more flexibility with new content types in the future, such as video and audio, and offers cross-searching with other Alexander Street content. Access to the legacy platforms … More

MLA & LION databases transition to new platforms on July 1st

June 28, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Reminder: As of Monday, July 1, 2019, the MLA International Bibliography database (and its related MLA Directory of Periodicals database) and the Literature Online (LION) database are available on the … More

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OCLC’s SCIPIO database cancelled

June 19, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

SCIPIO, Art and rare book sales/auction catalogs database, was cancelled effective June 30, 2018. Originally activated systemwide as part of OCLC’s Base Package of databases, SCIPIO was cancelled last year … More

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Morgan & Claypool Synthesis Digital Library Collection Nine is Available

June 19, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

For the seven participating campuses (UCB [incl LBL], UCD, UCI, UCLA, UCM, UCR, UCSD), Morgan & Claypool (M&C) Publishers Synthesis Series (http://www.morganclaypool.com/page/browseLbS.jsp) has begun making its ninth collection of lectures … More

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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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