CDLINFO News: Licensed Resources

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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New look for FirstSearch coming July 14th

July 12, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On July 14th, the OCLC FirstSearch platform interface will display “an updated, more contemporary look.” The changes are limited to a restyling of the new interface and do not affect … More

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Statista is cancelled effective Saturday, June 30, 2018

June 29, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL subscription to Statista has been cancelled effective June 30, due to unsustainable price increases from the vendor. A price increase imposed by the vendor when CDL requested an … More

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DynaMed Plus now available for all UC campuses

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

All UC campuses and selected medical sites now have access to DynaMed Plus thanks to a 2 year UC-wide pilot paid for by the UC Medical Centers and selected campuses.  … More

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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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