CDLINFO News: resource_change

Enhanced Cochrane Library platform debuts

August 9, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On August 7, 2018 the redesigned and enhanced Cochrane Library platform was launched. Currently, six campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco) participate in the license … More

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WorldCat Discovery beta: Access DOIs in record descriptions

July 27, 2018  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on July 26, 2018 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at https://help.oclc.org/Discovery_and_Reference/WorldCat_Discovery/Release_notes. (Note that many … More

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ProQuest platform interface enhancements will be rolled out July 26

July 24, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The July 26, 2018 ProQuest platform release will introduce redesigned basic search and search results pages. These improvements will put more emphasis on source types to help researchers retrieve more … More

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SpringerProtocols.com content transitions on July 25

July 24, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On Wednesday, July 25th 2018, the SpringerProtocols.com platform will be deactivated. SpringerProtocols content is being concurrently-hosted on SpringerLink and is searchable on the new research platform, Springer Nature Experiments (http://uclibs.org/PID/127001), … More

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New look for FirstSearch coming July 14th

July 12, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On July 14th, the OCLC FirstSearch platform interface will display “an updated, more contemporary look.” The changes are limited to a restyling of the new interface and do not affect … More

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Statista is cancelled effective Saturday, June 30, 2018

June 29, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL subscription to Statista has been cancelled effective June 30, due to unsustainable price increases from the vendor. A price increase imposed by the vendor when CDL requested an … More

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Project MUSE launches redesigned platform

June 14, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Today (June 14, 2018), Project MUSE released its newly-redesigned web presence. This is an interface change only, no changes to URLs or landing pages. Project Muse PID is http://uclibs.org/PID/31861. Per … More

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EBSCOhost added to ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) record

May 1, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Previously, the catalog record for ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) only displayed links to this database via ProQuest and GPO Online. The UC campuses also have complementary access to … More

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Blackwell Reference Online titles migrating to new platform

May 1, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Wiley is in the process of completing a multi-phase migration to the Atypon platform as mentioned in https://www.cdlib.org/cdlinfo/2018/03/16/wiley-online-library-moves-to-atypon-literatum-platform/.  As part of this, the Blackwell Reference Online titles are also being … More

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Latin America Digital Beat / Data Base is no longer updating online content

April 25, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Per the message from the vendor (University of New Mexico), “The LADB (Latin America Digital Beat, formerly Latin America Data Base) regrets to inform you that we will cease publication … More

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