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


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 (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

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


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