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SCP Update – August 2020

SCP posted the distribution statistics report for the month of July 2020. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access collections. They are color coded as: Net Increase (Green) —…

HathiTrust October Member Meeting, Community Week, & Call for Presentations

2020 Member Meeting: Library Interdependence  This October, there will be no sojourn of HathiTrust staff and member representatives, library directors and deans to Chicago as is typical. Owing to COVID-19 and social distancing, HathiTrust’s annual Member Meeting, taking place…

“Building a National Finding Aid Network”: collaborative research and development initiative receives IMLS funding support

The California Digital Library is pleased to announce a $982,175 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS – National Leadership Grants for Libraries grant program) to conduct a two-year research and demonstration project designed to build the…

SCP Update – July 2020

SCP posted the distribution statistics report for the month of June 2020. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access collections. They are color coded as: Net Increase (Green) —…

“They Were Really Us”: The UCSF Community’s Early Response to AIDS — A New Exhibition on Calisphere

When HIV/AIDS first seized the nation’s attention in the early 1980s, it was a disease with no name, known cause, treatment, or cure. Beginning as a medical mystery, it turned into one of the most divisive social and political issues…

University of California Press ebook Collection Now Available

The UC libraries have acquired a comprehensive collection of ebooks from the University of California Press (http://uclibs.org/PID/432800). The acquisition, which was funded by CDL, gives UC libraries perpetual access to nearly every UC Press title published since 1928,…

Print Archive Network Forum Summary and Follow-up Discussion (July 2nd from 9-10am PT)

On Friday, June 26, the Center for Research Libraries hosted the first ever all-virtual Print Archive Network (PAN) Forum bringing together over 100 colleagues of the collaborative library community for a robust agenda of short presentations and panel discussions. It…

OCLC Webinar Recording Available – Shared Print Registration and Discovery: New Tools, Services, and Support for Libraries

In late May 2020 OCLC and the Center for Research Libraries unveiled enhancements to the shared print infrastructure that were collaboratively developed with the financial support of a Mellon Foundation grant. On June 17 OCLC hosted a webinar to introduce…

CDL, CRL, & HathiTrust Collaboration for Shared Print Infrastructure

In June, California Digital Library (CDL), the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), & HathiTrust affirmed their commitment – first announced in January 2020 – to take the lead in building on the last decade of shared print efforts to realize…

Alexander Street Historical Collections migrate to the LAZR Platform

According to ASP’s migration information webpage, several Alexander Street legacy products are moving to the LAZR platform effective June 30, 2020. Affected UC-licensed resources are: Early Encounters in North America       http://uclibs.org/PID/31414; all campuses North American Women’s Letters and…