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Registration for the 2018 UC Digital Library Forum (UC DLFx) is now open!

December 11, 2017  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

The inaugural University of California Digital Library Forum (UC DLFx), including pre- and post-conference sessions, will take place Tuesday, February 27 – Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the University … More

In Memoriam: Mark Redar

December 1, 2017  |  Categories:  Access & Publishing,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

It is with deep sadness that the California Digital Library shares news of the passing of Mark Redar, Programmer Analyst on the Digital Special Collections team. Since coming to CDL … More

Duke University Press Journals move to Silverchair platform

November 30, 2017  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On Monday, November 20, 2017, Duke University Press Journals transitioned from Highwire to the Silverchair platform. According to Duke University Press, the transition to Silverchair will provide an integrated user … More

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Oxford updates Biography & Music/Art databases

November 29, 2017  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Oxford Biography Resources On Monday, November 27, 2017, Oxford University Press (OUP) updated their Biography resources: American National Biography Online: UCB, UCI, UCLA, UCM, UCR, UCSB, UCSC, and UCSD … More

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WorldCat Discovery beta: “Instrumentation” helps musicians choose ensemble materials

November 28, 2017  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on November 2, 2017 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.oclc.org/support/services/discovery/release-notes.en.html. (Note that … More

DMPTool Service Update: November 2017

November 21, 2017  |  Categories:  DMPTool,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Roadmap update. We’re making progress toward our target release date in early 2018. You can track our progress here. We’re also testing the DMPTool data … More

Introducing the WEST Technical Support and Expertise Forum

November 20, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The past six months or so—marked by disclosures of archived titles and collecting files of unarchived holdings—have demonstrated that many of our members are managing ILS transitions and other technical … More

SCP Monthly Update — November 2017

November 14, 2017  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

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

CDL Job Opening for a Library Carpentry Coordinator/Research Data Specialist

November 6, 2017  |  Category:  UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

The UC Curation Center (UC3) is looking for a successful Library Carpentry Coordinator/Research Data Specialist who uses their product management skills, project management skills, software/data skills, and knowledge of the … More

Global Financial Data (GFD) moves to a new platform

November 1, 2017  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Currently, eight of the UC campuses (except UCSF and UCSB) license the Global Financial Data (GFD) database. On Wednesday, November 1st, GFD will transition to a new platform, powered by … More

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