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EBSCOhost added to ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) record

May 1, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Previously, the catalog record for ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) only displayed links to this database via ProQuest and GPO Online. The UC campuses also have complementary access to … More

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Blackwell Reference Online titles migrating to new platform

May 1, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Wiley is in the process of completing a multi-phase migration to the Atypon platform as mentioned in https://www.cdlib.org/cdlinfo/2018/03/16/wiley-online-library-moves-to-atypon-literatum-platform/.  As part of this, the Blackwell Reference Online titles are also being … More

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Latin America Digital Beat / Data Base is no longer updating online content

April 25, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Per the message from the vendor (University of New Mexico), “The LADB (Latin America Digital Beat, formerly Latin America Data Base) regrets to inform you that we will cease publication … More

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Tier 2 Transition: OECD iLibrary Upgrade

April 25, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On March 28, 2018, a major upgrade of the OECD iLibrary was implemented; the current site was fully replaced and all related links were redirected to the new version. This … More

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WorldCat Discovery beta: Email Improvements

April 24, 2018  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on March 29, 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

Cycles 8/9 Collections Analysis Underway – Initial Findings and Summary Reports Available for Download

April 19, 2018  |  Categories:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

WEST completed its last full collection analysis in 2016 when, for the first time, WEST Archive Holders and Builders made commitments for two years of archiving work. Now, as WEST … More

New Mass Digitization Section Added to CDLib.org

April 18, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Mass Digitization section on the CDLib.org website has a brand new look!  New and updated content describes the work, goals, and projects of the Mass Digitization team. Included is … More

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Welcome Chris Erdmann, Library Carpentry Community and Development Director

April 17, 2018  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Staff News,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

The University of California Curation Center (UC3) is excited to announce that Chris Erdmann has been hired as the Library Carpentry Community and Development Director starting May 4, 2018. Chris has been … More

Over one million digital items from California cultural heritage institutions now available through Calisphere!

April 16, 2018  |  Categories:  Access & Publishing,Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The deeper you look, the even more you discover! Big news: over one million historical images, texts, recordings, and other primary resources are now available in the statewide digital … More

Call for Cycle 7 Archive Disclosures – Due May 25, 2018

April 16, 2018  |  Categories:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The WEST project team recently sent out a call for WEST Archive Holders and Builders to submit metadata records describing the journal backfiles archived during WEST Cycle 7. Cycle 7 marks … More