CDLINFO News: Collection Development

Compendex has a new look

August 28, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In August, Compendex (on the Engineering Village platform) launched an updated interface, refreshed to improve usability.  According to the vendor’s information, “the new user interface will keep all the current … More

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Update Delivered at ALA Annual 2017 WEST Member Meeting

August 28, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST members met during the June ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Over 20 representatives of WEST member institutions were able to attend – hailing from California to Missouri. During the … More

SPIE Digital Library moves to new platform

August 14, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The SPIE Digital Library is migrating from the Silverchair platform to a new SPIE Digital Library platform on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Features of the new platform include improved search … More

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Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: August 2017

August 11, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

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

LexisNexis Academic Becomes Nexis Uni

August 8, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

The national transition from legacy LexisNexis Academic to its completely reengineered successor Nexis Uni™ is now under way, and all UC campuses are among the first wave of migrating subscribers … More

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New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – North-China Daily News

August 1, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Five campuses (Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Barbara & Santa Cruz) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the North-China Daily News & Herald Newspapers and … More

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Web of Science Citation Map is gone for now

July 21, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Citation Map functionality in Web of Science is no longer available due to technology compatibility issues and reliance on browser support of Java. According to our Clarivate Analytics representative, … More

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CDL’s new Licensed Resources Website has launched!

July 12, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On Wednesday, July 12th, CDL launched the new Licensed Resources website (http://www.cdlib.org/services/collections/licensed/). CDL’s User Experience Design (UX) team interviewed campus librarians who frequently used the previous site, discussed their findings … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: July 2017

July 10, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP regularly posts monthly distribution statistics report.  This monthly report shows titles added and/or removed from CDL licensed and selected open access collections. Here are the highlights of our … More

Happy Anniversary New Zealand Hansard: Celebrating 150 Years of Openness and Transparency

July 6, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month New Zealand celebrates 150 years of government openness and transparency. It was one of the first countries to record and publish independent transcripts of the speeches and debates … More

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