CDLINFO News: Newsletter

Job Alert: Publications Manager, eScholarship

May 17, 2019  |  Category:  eScholarship,Newsletter,Publishing,Publishing & Special Collections  |  Author: 

The Publishing & Special Collections Group at the California Digital Library is seeking candidates for our Publications Manager position. If you have publishing experience and are looking for an exciting … More

New resources in Melvyl’s Central Index

May 15, 2019  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Seven resources have been added to Melvyl’s Central Index.  They are: CDL now activates CDL-managed Tier 2 resources in Melvyl’s Central Index so each campus will have different resources … More

New Resource: Archives of Sexuality & Gender, Parts I-III

May 14, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to Gale’s Archives of Sexuality & Gender, Parts I-III. These are Part I – LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940: This collection consists … More

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MLA International Bibliography is moving to EBSCO

May 14, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On 26 June 2018, the editor of the MLA International Bibliography (MLAIB) announced that going forward EBSCO would be the single vendor for this resource and the accompanying MLA Directory … More

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SCP Monthly Update – May 2019

May 9, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP will post the distribution statistics report for the month of April 2019 here soon. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected … More

RAND California cancelled as of May 1st

May 9, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As part of the Tier 1 Database Cancellation review, the CDL license for RAND California (State Statistics) has been cancelled effective May 1, 2019. Campuses may continue their access … More

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New OA Resource: PhilPapers—Philosophical Research Online

May 9, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

PhilPapers is a comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles. PhilPapers offers unique features such as real-time indexing of pre-prints, fine-grained classification by topic, email alerts, reading lists, advanced search … More

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WorldCat Discovery beta: Accessibility updates for improved discovery

May 9, 2019  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on May 9, 2019 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

Nexis Uni upgrade begins today (May 1, 2019)

May 1, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On Wednesday, May 1, 2019, LexisNexis upgraded the Nexis® resources, including Nexis Uni. Although focused more on their Nexis.com professional resources, a Nexis Upgrade Comparison (Differences) guide that explains the … More

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New Resource: Takita Choin kyuzo Kindai sakka genkoshu

April 30, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Thanks to the contributions from UC Berkeley and UCLA, Takita Choin kyūzō Kindai sakka genkōshu 滝田樗陰旧蔵近代作家原稿集 (a collection of Japanese literary manuscripts by modern writers, originally owned by Takita Choin) … More

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