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New platform for several Gale databases

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

Several of the UC-licensed Gale databases are now live on the Artemis platform and are still available on the existing Gale platform as well. Currently, the PIDs still point … More

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New platform for The Complete Classics Collection of Ancient China and The Encyclopedia of Taiwan

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

East View is pleased to introduce a new, improved and cross-searchable platform for The Complete Classics Collection of Ancient China and The Encyclopedia of Taiwan.  Access to the new platform … More

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Contemporary Women’s Issues moves to new Gale platform

October 10, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recently, Contemporary Women’s Issues moved from the RDS platform to Gale’s InfoTrac platform.  Contemporary Women’s Issues offers comprehensive coverage of issues that influence women’s lives across the globe.  The database provides … More

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National Technical Information Library (NTRL) is now Open Access

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

The National Technical Reports Library (NTRL) has become an open access resource, following a decision made by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS). NTRL was previously licensed as Tier 2 … More

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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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