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Collection Development and Management

The Collection Development and Management Program oversees and coordinates shared library collections on behalf of the ten University of California campuses. The program acquires scholarly content, manages UC's mass digitization efforts, organizes and supports shared physical library collections, and is responsible for the system-wide negotiation and licensing of shared digital materials for the UC libraries.

Programs and Services
Licensed Resources: Electronic journals, databases, ebooks and other e-resources licensed by CDL on behalf of and in coordination with the ten UC campuses.
Shared Print: Activities and projects to collaboratively acquire, share and manage the UC libraries' shared physical collections.
Mass Digitization: Large-scale digitization of the UC libraries' book collections conducted in partnership with external organizations such as Google and the Internet Archive.
Shared Cataloging: The Shared Cataloging Program (SCP), based at UC San Diego, provides and maintains catalog records for materials licensed by CDL on behalf of the UC libraries.
Last updated: February 02, 2018
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