CDLINFO News: Newsletter

Christine Kim joins CDL as OAC/Calisphere Service & Outreach Manager

We are delighted to announce that Christine Kim is joining the CDL as the OAC/Calisphere Service & Outreach Manager, effective January 15, 2019. Christine brings a broad array of advanced … More

SCP Monthly Update–November 2018

November 9, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP will post the distribution statistics report for the month of October at this page soon. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and … More

Cobweb Update: Recorded Webinar on Cobweb Functionality Now Available

November 8, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Web Archiving  |  Author: 

Are you curious about how Cobweb can support your web archiving work or how you might use the platform to initiate or otherwise participate in collaborative web archiving initiatives? Check … More

New platform for several Gale databases

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

Several of the UC-licensed Gale databases are now live on the Artemis platform and are still available on the existing Gale platform as well. Currently, the PIDs still point … More

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New platform for The Complete Classics Collection of Ancient China and The Encyclopedia of Taiwan

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

East View is pleased to introduce a new, improved and cross-searchable platform for The Complete Classics Collection of Ancient China and The Encyclopedia of Taiwan.  Access to the new platform … More

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WorldCat Discovery beta: Filter to open access content

November 1, 2018  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on October 18, 2018 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at https://help.oclc.org/Discovery_and_Reference/WorldCat_Discovery/Release_notes. (Note that many of … More

Toward a national archival finding aid network: collaborative planning initiative receives LSTA funding support

CDL is excited to announce that we will soon be embarking on a collaborative planning initiative, in partnership with regional/statewide archival description aggregators, to explore a “next generation” finding aid … More

Cobweb Update: Announcing the Cobweb Demonstration Platform!

October 30, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Web Archiving  |  Author: 

We are excited to share a public release of the Cobweb demonstration platform! Cobweb is an open source platform that helps coordinate the collection development activities that go into building … More

Monica Westin moves to Google

October 30, 2018  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing & Special Collections,Staff News  |  Author: 

Monica Westin, Publications & Engagement Manager in CDL’s Publishing & Special Collections unit, has accepted the role of Program Manager, Global Partnerships, at Google Scholar. In addition to the … More

Community-Owned Data Publishing Infrastructure

October 24, 2018  |  Category:  Dash,Grants,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

As a library community, we continue to struggle to find scalable approaches to offering open, shared, sustainable scholarly infrastructure. This is especially true in the data publishing and research data … More