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Introducing: “About the Collections in Calisphere” — a new statement of context and principles

We are writing to introduce “About the Collections in Calisphere,” a newly-available statement of context and principles about the historical materials found in the Calisphere website. Calisphere is a gateway to California’s remarkable digital collections, with free access…

Save the Date: CDL, CRL, and HathiTrust Collaboration Webinars – Shared Print in the Lifecycle of Collections

The CDL, CRL, and HathiTrust Collaboration is developing a strategy of how to operationalize the Collaboration’s vision to embed shared print into the collection lifecycle. Over the past month, the CCH Collaboration has held practitioner focus groups (in the areas…

Welcome Ellen Finnie, CDL’s new Director of Shared Collections

It is our great pleasure to announce that Ellen Finnie has been appointed as CDL’s new Director of Shared Collections, with responsibility for a significant strategic portfolio encompassing systemwide licensing, open access publisher agreements, and shared print initiatives. Ellen will…

New video resource introducing Calisphere!

We are thrilled to announce a new video resource that demonstrates the breadth of Calisphere, a publicly available digital resource developed and maintained by the University of California. Calisphere is your gateway to California’s remarkable digital collections, with…

SCP Update – April 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 March 2021. SCP Overview  Monthly Updates  The following chart and table show the overall…

New Resource: Archives of Sexuality and Gender: International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture

All UC campuses now have access to the latest module in Gale’s Archives of Sexuality and Gender, International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture.  This module examines populations and areas of the world previously underrepresented in prevailing scholarship on sexuality…

Partnership for Shared Book Collections Quarterly Report (April 2021) now available

The Partnership for Shared Book Collections has released their quarterly report for 2021Q1. The report includes a roundup of accomplishments the Partnership has achieved in the last three months, updates Partnership governance committee and working group areas of focus, and…

New Resource: Women’s Studies Archive (2 collections)

All campuses have access to the Women’s Studies Archive collections below. Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities – focus on the social, political, and professional achievements of women throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century. More than one million never-before-digitized…

Registration Open for Partnership for Shared Book Collections Best Practices Webinar

Since 2020, the Partnership for Shared Book Collections’ Best Practices Working Group has collaborated on the development of several new best practices for shared print programs. Join the Best Practices Working Group for this webinar to learn more about…

SCP Weekly File Distribution ends in March 2021

In order for SCP staff to have enough time to prepare SCP and MARCIVE records for the SILS Cutover migration, the date for the last weekly file distributions will be Monday, March 29, 2021. It marks the end of an…

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