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UC secures landmark open access deal with world’s largest scientific publisher

The University of California today (March 16) announced a pioneering open access agreement with the world’s largest scientific publisher, Elsevier, making significantly more of the University’s research available to people worldwide — immediately and at no cost. The deal will put […]

New Resource: Apabi 100 Chinese Historical Newspapers

Four campuses (UCB, UCI, UCLA, UCSD) recently licensed Apabi 100 Chinese Historical Newspapers –– 100 rare historical newspapers in the Chinese language published mainly in the first half of the Twentieth Century. Apabi 100 Chinese Historical Newspapers; B, I, […]

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; UCB, UCI, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Global Financial Data updates website/URL

On November 8, 2020,  Global  Financial  Data  upgraded  to  a new  website  and  URL.  The base URL has changed so be sure to use the PID ( when referencing the resource in campus A-Z lists, subject guides, etc. Campus proxy […]

Morgan & Claypool Synthesis Digital Library Collection Ten is Available

Morgan & Claypool Publishers Synthesis Series ( has begun making its tenth collection of lectures available online. The basic component of the library is a 50 to 100-page electronic book that synthesizes an important research or development topic, authored by […]

DynaMed Plus cancelled

Access to DynaMed Plus for currently participating campuses ended effective 5/31. A Tier 2 is being worked on; please contact the Tier 2 Campus Coordinator Sarah McClung with questions.  Information about the earlier subscription is available at