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WEST will migrate away from using the OCLC shared print second symbol

At the close of 2019, WEST completed its most recent program assessment and strategic planning process. Assessment outcomes pointed to the timeliness of reviewing and updating key WEST operational policies and practices. Around the same time, OCLC moved into…

The Sixties moves to ASP’s LAZR Platform

The Sixties: Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1960-1974 has migrated to the LAZR platform, joining other Alexander Street Historical Collections.  See Alexander Street Historical Collections migrate to the LAZR Platform for more information. The Sixties       http://uclibs.org/PID/136017; UCB, UCI, UCLA,…

Welcome Lisa Mackinder, CDL’s new Licensing Analyst

The Shared Collections group is pleased to welcome Lisa Mackinder as our new Licensing Analyst.  In this role, Lisa will handle all aspects of license management with publishers and other content providers.  This includes drafting, editing, and negotiating license agreements…

Save the dates! Upcoming Shared Print Meetings and Webinars

A number of shared print events are scheduled for the coming months, including regular mid-winter meetings such as the Print Archive Network (PAN) Forum and the WEST Members Meeting, scheduled for the last two weeks in January. In February the…

SCP Update – January 2021

For the detailed list of net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access collections, see the distribution statistics report for December 2020. SCP Overview  Monthly Updates  The following chart and table show the overall…

Welcome to Gem Stone-Logan as CDL’s new SILS Senior Systems Analyst!

The California Digital Library’s Discovery & Delivery program is pleased to welcome Gem Stone-Logan as our Senior Systems Analyst, effective Jan 7, 2021. In this analyst role, Gem will primarily work on the Systemwide Integrated Library System (SILS) project, helping…

CDL office closure Dec. 23, 2020 – Jan. 4, 2021

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 Wednesday, December 23, 2020 through Monday, January 4, 2021. The Office of the…

‘Internet of Samples’ to use ARKs and IGSNs with physical objects

In August 2020, the US National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University and partner institutions $4 million to develop an innovative cyberinfrastructure that will integrate scientific samples into a digital data ecosystem: iSamples, the ‘Internet…

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Tier 2 expanding

Currently, several UC campuses (D, I, LA, R, SD, and SF) participate in a Tier 2 license for the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) Red Book Online. These same campuses are expanding the AAP Tier 2 license to include a…

AP Images Collection becomes AP Newsroom

On Nov. 9, 2019, the AP Images Collection on the EBSCOhost platform became the new AP Newsroom platform. UC campuses should use the campus-specific URLs to the new AP Newsroom platform. What is AP Newsroom? According to the EBSCO Connect