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SCP Monthly Update — December 2019

SCP posted the distribution statistics report for the month of November 2019. 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)Net Decrease (Red)New Package (Purple).

For serials, cataloging end-of-year new acquisitions continues to be our priority. Our major record distributions were EBSCO. CINAHL complete online journals (167 titles).

For serials cataloging transition Phase II, SCP processed two more packages, JSTOR online journals (in file 191112) and Periodicals Archive online journals (in file 191125). Records switched in batch mode were included in the weekly serial distribution files containing “rc” code (both 599 DEL$b rc for the print and 599 NEW$b rc for the online). Records requiring manual review will be included in later weekly serial distribution files. For the details about processing, please see the CDLINFO article and Phase II FAQ page.

For monographs, SCP added a new collection Gale. Archives of Sexuality & Gender online monographs (1,500 titles). Other major record distributions were: ACM conference proceedings (23 titles), Alexander Street Press. Classical music library online audio (746 titles), ASME Digital Collection monographs (42 titles, including: conference proceedings 24 titles, monographs 18 titles ), Cambridge online monographs (192 titles), CRCnetBASE online monographs (89 titles), Elsevier monographs (69 titles in 19 subjects, including two new subjects: Specialty medicine online monographs 11 titles, Specialty surgery online monographs 5 titles), IEEE Xplore online conference proceedings (181 titles), Institute of Physics online monographs (87 titles), JSTOR monographs (477 titles), Open access resources (241 titles, including: eScholarship 207 titles, Knowledge Unlatched 43 titles), SpringerLink monographs (809 titles in 20 subjects, including: Biomedical and life sciences 54 titles, Computer science 107 titles, Economics and finance 41 titles, Education 38 titles, and Springer Protocols 429 titles), TransTech monographs (81 titles in five series), and Wiley online monographs (69 titles).

Update on Springer Collection: Based on a helpline request on Thursday, November 14, from UCB, SCP was informed that Springer had changed their openURL syntax from ‘’ to ‘’ This change affects 8,300+ URLs in the PID server and a further 1,277 records in the campus catalogs. Our cataloger took this opportunity to instead convert all of the OpenURLs to DOIs. The catalog records were distributed on November 25th in the regular distribution file.

DDA Programs: Update on Airiti DDA: SCP removed 383 records of Airiti DDA discovery records that are no longer available for DDA. Most of them were provided in 2013 and a few provided in 2014. Campus bibliographers of Chinese studies were informed of this change. The removed records were distributed in file 191125.

DDA programs with numbers changed as of today, December 3, 2019: Airiti DDA (3,077 discovery records + 788 purchased titles), CNPeReading CDL DDA online monographs (6,260 discovery records + 210 purchased titles), and JSTOR CDL DDA pilot (8,199 discovery records + 1,725 purchased titles). DDA Programs with no change: CRC Press ENGnetBASE online monographs (406 purchased titles (2013 package (105 titles), 2014 package (64 titles), 2015 package (133 titles), and 2016 package (104 titles)), EBSCO Japanese DDA (466 purchased titles), Maruzen eBook Library online monographs (311 purchased titles) and YBP/Ebrary online monographs via ProQuest (665 purchased titles).

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Cataloging Delay (if more than three months): A title might have been missed on the vendor title list, UC-eLinks (SFX) might have not yet been activated, OCLC record might have not been available yet, to name a few things that cause cataloging delays. It usually takes about two-three months for OCLC records to become available or for items to become available for SFX activation when new titles are added to an existing collection.
Cataloging Errors: Please include the OCLC Number (preferred), ISSN, or ISBN in the ‘Record Locator’ section of the form.

Holiday closure: Due to UCSD holiday closure, SCP will post the last SCP files for the 2019 calendar year on Monday, December 16. Weekly file distribution will then resume on Monday, January 6, 2020. We wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season!

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