WEST Member Survey for 2019 Program Assessment and Strategic Planning

July 19, 2019  |  Categories:  Shared Print,Uncategorized,WEST  |  Author: 

WEST has made a practice of engaging in program assessment and strategic planning approximately every three years. This year, WEST has launched its third program assessment, the results of which … More

Why WEST? Members Discuss the Value and Future of WEST and Shared Print during the WEST Member Meeting at ALA Annual 2019

July 18, 2019  |  Categories:  Shared Print,Uncategorized,WEST  |  Author: 

On Sunday, June 23rd, WEST members, and colleagues from other shared print programs, gathered for WEST’s biannual member meeting. The highlight of the meeting was indisputably a panel discussion by … More

Many Gale resources will redirect to HTTPS effective July 17

July 15, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On July 17, 2019, many Gale resources will be permanently redirected to the new https://* domain. This is a change in URL only.  Updated proxy information has been sent to … More


New Resource: CDL purchases Cambridge University Press Journal Archive

July 12, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

With end-of-year funds, CDL purchased the Cambridge University Press (CUP) Journals Archive [2019-2021 archive edition] for systemwide access.  The CUP Journal Archive license, which incorporates previous campus purchases, includes access … More


Jim Vanderveen gets a shorter commute

July 12, 2019  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Staff News,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Jim Vanderveen recently announced his resignation from CDL.  We are truly sad to see Jim go as he’s been a valued and appreciated member of the UC3 family. Jim … More

SCP Monthly Update – July 2019

July 10, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP will post the distribution statistics report for the month of June 2019 here soon. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected … More

Alexander Street Press platform upgrade (Video Databases)

July 10, 2019  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Alexander Street Press will be moving their video-only collections on a new platform starting July 10th, when the collection URLs will be redirected. According to ProQuest’s press release, “The new … More


WorldCat Discovery: Open Access .gov and .edu filter expanding

July 9, 2019  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on July 8, 2019 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at (Note:  Not all of … More

Maria Praetzellis joins UC3 as Product Manager

July 3, 2019  |  Categories:  DMPTool,Newsletter,Staff News,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Please join me in welcoming Maria Praetzellis to CDL. She will be taking over the responsibilities of Product Manager for our research data management initiatives including DMPTool, the Support Your … More

Meet Noah White – D & D’s new software engineer

July 3, 2019  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL’s Discovery and Delivery Team welcomes Noah White as their new software engineer.  Noah will be working primarily on interlibrary loan and machine learning projects. Noah just graduated from UC … More