CDLINFO News

Wendy Parfrey retires in January

December 21, 2017  |  Categories:  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  |  Categories:  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

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WEST Members Meeting at ALA Midwinter in Denver, Colorado – Please RSVP if you plan to attend!

December 21, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Midwinter WEST Members Meeting is happening on Sunday, February 11, 2018, from 1-2:30 pm (MT) in the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Room Centennial H. Please RSVP to our poll (found here) … More

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

December 20, 2017  |  Categories:  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

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Nexis Uni debuts; January webinars are available

December 18, 2017  |  Categories:  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

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WEST passes resolution honoring Emily Stambaugh

December 15, 2017  |  Categories:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

On November 17, 2017, the WEST Executive Committee passed the following resolution honoring Emily Stambaugh for her many contributions to shared print and the WEST program. Resolution Honoring Emily Stambaugh … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Personal lists with customized messages

December 15, 2017  |  Categories:  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 https://help.oclc.org/Discovery_and_Reference/WorldCat_Discovery/Release_notes. (Note that … More

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

December 15, 2017  |  Categories:  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

HathiTrust Reaches 16 Million Volumes + Most Popular UC Books of 2017

December 14, 2017  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On December 5th, 2017, the 16 millionth volume was deposited into HathiTrust. That’s an elephant-sized accomplishment for an organization that has only existed for nine years! The University of … More

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SCP Monthly Update, December 2017

December 11, 2017  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP has posted the distribution statistics report for the month of November. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access collections. … More