SCP Monthly Update, January 2018

January 11, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Happy New Year 2018! SCP has posted the distribution statistics report for the month of December. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed … More

A Farewell to Sherri Berger

It is our bittersweet task to announce that Sherri Berger, OAC/Calisphere Strategic Initiatives Manager, will be leaving CDL shortly to take a position as the Digital Programs Officer at the … More

Cobweb Update: Supporting Collaborative Web Archiving

January 5, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Grants,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3),Web Archiving  |  Author: 

Not unlike the arachnids to which we allude in the Cobweb name, the team behind this open source service platform designed to support collaborative collection development for web archives has … More

Michael McKinnon Retires

January 5, 2018  |  Categories:  Infrastructure Services,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Michael McKinnon, System Architect in CDL’s Infrastructure and Applications Support group, will be retiring on February 2, 2018. As many of you know, Michael has been the bedrock upon … More

WEST Representatives Attend Rosemont Shared Print Alliance In-person Meeting

December 22, 2017  |  Categories:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

On November 3rd, WEST representatives from the WEST Executive Committee, supported by the WEST Project Team, traveled to Rosemont, Illinois to take part in an in-person strategic meeting of the … More

CDL office closure Dec. 22, 2017 PM – Jan. 1, 2018

December 22, 2017  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

This year, UC’s Office of the President (UCOP), including the California Digital Library (CDL), will be officially closed during the Winter and New Year holiday periods from Friday, December 22, 2017 … More

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


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