CDLINFO News

Cobweb Update: Announcing the Cobweb Demonstration Platform!

October 30, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Web Archiving  |  Author: 

We are excited to share a public release of the Cobweb demonstration platform! Cobweb is an open source platform that helps coordinate the collection development activities that go into building … More

Monica Westin moves to Google

October 30, 2018  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Publishing & Special Collections,Staff News  |  Author: 

Monica Westin, Publications & Engagement Manager in CDL’s Publishing & Special Collections unit, has accepted the role of Program Manager, Global Partnerships, at Google Scholar. In addition to the … More

Community-Owned Data Publishing Infrastructure

October 24, 2018  |  Categories:  Dash,Grants,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

As a library community, we continue to struggle to find scalable approaches to offering open, shared, sustainable scholarly infrastructure. This is especially true in the data publishing and research data … More

Request a book chapter: New Request feature

October 23, 2018  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

The CDL Resource Sharing Team and ILLOps groups are pleased to present a new feature for Request: request a book chapter from a whole book. You can now switch a … More

SCP Monthly Update–October 2018

October 12, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

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

HathiTrust Turns 10!

October 11, 2018  |  Categories:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HathiTrust tagline circa 2008 October 13 marks the 10th anniversary of the HathiTrust Digital Library. Ten years ago, HathiTrust was launched jointly by the 12-university consortium known as the Committee on … More

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Contemporary Women’s Issues moves to new Gale platform

October 10, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recently, Contemporary Women’s Issues moved from the RDS platform to Gale’s InfoTrac platform.  Contemporary Women’s Issues offers comprehensive coverage of issues that influence women’s lives across the globe.  The database provides … More

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Greg Janée in Transition

October 4, 2018  |  Categories:  EZID,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Greg Janée, lead developer for the EZID service, has recently stepped up to be the Director of the Data Curation Program at the UCSB Library. Greg, who joined CDL’s UC3 team at … More

National Technical Information Library (NTRL) is now Open Access

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

The National Technical Reports Library (NTRL) has become an open access resource, following a decision made by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS). NTRL was previously licensed as Tier 2 … More

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SCP Monthly Update — September 2018

September 25, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

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