CDLINFO News: Newsletter

A Farewell to Sherri Berger

It is our bittersweet task to announce that Sherri Berger, OAC/Calisphere Strategic Initiatives Manager, will be leaving CDL shortly to take a position as the Digital Programs Officer at the … More

Cobweb Update: Supporting Collaborative Web Archiving

Not unlike the arachnids to which we allude in the Cobweb name, the team behind this open source service platform designed to support collaborative collection development for web archives has … More

Michael McKinnon Retires

January 5, 2018  |  Category:  Infrastructure Services,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Michael McKinnon, System Architect in CDL’s Infrastructure and Applications Support group, will be retiring on February 2, 2018. As many of you know, Michael has been the bedrock upon … More

CDL office closure Dec. 22, 2017 PM – Jan. 1, 2018

December 22, 2017  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

This year, UC’s Office of the President (UCOP), including the California Digital Library (CDL), will be officially closed during the Winter and New Year holiday periods from Friday, December 22, 2017 … More

Wendy Parfrey retires in January

December 21, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Wendy Parfrey, CDL’s Shared Content Coordinator and stalwart participant of CDL’s licensing and negotiations team, will be retiring on January 31, 2018. After twenty years with sales and marketing … More

Momentum Press Ebooks move to iG Library platform

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

Momentum Press ebooks are moving from the ProQuest ebrary platform to the iG Library platform, which is the same platform that hosts the Business Expert Press ebooks. A Tier 2 … More


Si ku quan shu EastView access ceasing December 31; new platform starting in January

December 20, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Si ku quan shu 四庫全書 (complete library in four sections), compiled in the Qianlong period of the Qing dynasty, was the largest collection of texts in pre-modern China and has an … More


Nexis Uni debuts; January webinars are available

December 18, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As mentioned in a previous CDLINFO article, LexisNexis Academic Becomes Nexis Uni, Nexis Uni is now the platform for LexisNexis Academic online content.  The PID that previously pointed to LexisNexis … More


WorldCat Discovery beta: Personal lists with customized messages

December 15, 2017  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on December 12, 2017 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at (Note that … More

CDL Staff in Print – SCP Article in Cataloging & Classification Quarterly

December 15, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging,Staff News  |  Author: 

Congratulations to CDL’s current Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) staff and former SCP staff member, Renee Chin, on the recent publication of their article, “One for Nine Ten: Cataloging for … More