CDLINFO News: Collection Development

Blackwell Reference Online titles migrating to new platform

May 1, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Wiley is in the process of completing a multi-phase migration to the Atypon platform as mentioned in  As part of this, the Blackwell Reference Online titles are also being … More


Latin America Digital Beat / Data Base is no longer updating online content

April 25, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Per the message from the vendor (University of New Mexico), “The LADB (Latin America Digital Beat, formerly Latin America Data Base) regrets to inform you that we will cease publication … More


Tier 2 Transition: OECD iLibrary Upgrade

April 25, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On March 28, 2018, a major upgrade of the OECD iLibrary was implemented; the current site was fully replaced and all related links were redirected to the new version. This … More


Cycles 8/9 Collections Analysis Underway – Initial Findings and Summary Reports Available for Download

April 19, 2018  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

WEST completed its last full collection analysis in 2016 when, for the first time, WEST Archive Holders and Builders made commitments for two years of archiving work. Now, as WEST … More

New Mass Digitization Section Added to

April 18, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Mass Digitization section on the website has a brand new look!  New and updated content describes the work, goals, and projects of the Mass Digitization team. Included is … More

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Call for Cycle 7 Archive Disclosures – Due May 25, 2018

April 16, 2018  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The WEST project team recently sent out a call for WEST Archive Holders and Builders to submit metadata records describing the journal backfiles archived during WEST Cycle 7. Cycle 7 marks … More

SCP Monthly Update – April 2018

April 10, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

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

The Eastern Academic Scholars’ Trust (EAST) Joins the Rosemont Shared Print Alliance

April 4, 2018  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

On March 12, EAST and the Rosemont Shared Print Alliance announced EAST’s participation in the Alliance. EAST joins the four founding Rosemont members—BTAA, FLARE, Scholars Trust, and WEST—in a national … More

Cobweb Update: How Cobweb Facilitates Participatory Web Archiving

Given its breadth and depth, archiving the web can seem an overwhelming endeavor. Digital curators typically approach web archiving by first determining what to collect based on the collecting scope … More

CDL welcomes Julia Kochi

April 2, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Beginning today (April 2, 2018), a new – and to some, a very familiar – face has joined the CDL licensing team. Julia Kochi, Director of Collection & User … More