CDLINFO News: Collection Development

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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Search Extended: Manager, Shared Print Programs, CDL and WEST

July 16, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,Staff News  |  Author: 

We’re pleased to announce that CDL has extended its recruitment for the Manager of Shared Print Programs through August 6th.  Come join us at CDL and help envision the … More

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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SCP Monthly Update — July 2018

July 5, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

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

SCP Record Distribution Surpasses One Million Records

July 2, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

As of June 26, 2018, the CDL Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) reached a milestone. More than one million records have been distributed to UC campuses over the years: Databases: 743 … More

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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Cobweb Update: Establishing a Collaborative Collecting Project

Over the next few weeks, we will be conducting user testing of the Cobweb functional prototype along with a few high-fidelity wireframes to learn from potential users about what they’d … More