CDLINFO News: Newsletter

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

WorldCat Discovery beta: Access DOIs in record descriptions

July 27, 2018  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on July 26, 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 … More

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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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Michael Morris-Pearce moves on and up to Oregon

July 24, 2018  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

As many of you know, Michael Morris-Pearce is moving to Portland.  Michael has been with CDL for just over a year but in that time he’s made a lot … More

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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Meet Claudia Conrad – D2D’s Metadata Product Manager

July 24, 2018  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Claudia Conrad is joining CDL’s D2D team as Metadata Product Manager. She will be starting on July 30. Claudia brings a wealth of experience as a product manager, most recently … More

So, what is Unpaywall anyway?

July 24, 2018  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

Unpaywall is a service that maintains a database of links to full-text articles from open-access sources all over the world. The content is harvested from legal sources including repositories run … More

Khatira moving on and up to LLNL

July 24, 2018  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

It is with sadness and pleasure that I announce that Khatira Nawabi will be moving on to a new position at Lawrence Livermore National Lab as a legal document preparer … More

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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