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Author: Ellen Meltzer

New Licensed Resource – JSTOR Ecology & Botany Collection II

UC campuses now have access to the JSTOR Ecology & Botany Collection II as part of the CDL consortial license; on the JSTOR platform. JSTOR Ecology & Botany II The Ecology & Botany Collection II expands coverage of Ecology &…

K-Theory now available through Portico

The academic community lost access to the mathematics journal K-Theory on the SpringerLink platform when the editorial board resigned in 2007 and founded a new journal, Journal of K-Theory, published by Cambridge University Press.   Access to the original K-Theory content…

HathiTrust October 2013 Update

There are a number of exciting announcements from HathiTrust this month: Zephir, a new bibliographic data management system developed for HathiTrust by the California Digital Library was released. HT announced its intention to become a replicating node in the Digital

Introducing Zephir, HathiTrust’s New Metadata Management System

The California Digital Library (CDL), in collaboration with staff from the University of Michigan, has developed and implemented a new bibliographic metadata management system, Zephir, for the HathiTrust Digital Library. HathiTrust is a large-scale collaborative repository of digital content…

Melvyl Enhancements – October 2013

There are several Melvyl enhancements as a result of OCLC’s October 28, 2013 WorldCat Local install described below and at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/24October2013_WCL_ReleaseNoteUpdate.doc. (Some of the changes described at the link above do not impact the University of California’s versions of…

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – SAE Digital Library

In October 2013, five campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles and Riverside) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the SAE International Digital Library of Technical Papers: http://uclibs.org/PID/255206 SAE, formerly known as the Society of Automotive Engineers,…

Licensed Resource Transition: AP Images

AP Images Collection (Tier 1; AP Images continues to be hosted by the Associated Press and although distributed and licensed by EBSCO, is not hosted on the EBSCO platform.) http://uclibs.org/PID/6955 The Associated Press recently performed a visual update of the…

Licensed Resource Transition: Merck Index Online

By Teri Vogel (UCSD), Merck Index Researouce Liaison Merck Index Online (Tier 1; on the RSC Platform) The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) recently acquired the rights to The Merck Index, one of the standard reference books for information on…

CDL Past and Future: 2012-2013 Annual Report and 2013-2014 Strategic Initiatives

Hot off the press are two publications from CDL: the CDL 2012-2013 Annual Report and CDL’s 2013-2014 Strategic Themes. Read a report from CDL’s Executive Director Laine Farley in the annual report: learn about some of our accomplishments during…

Licensed Resource Transition: World Bank eLibrary

World Bank eLibrary (Tier 2: UCB, UCI, UCLA, UCM, UCR, UCSD; on the World Bank eLibrary platform) has transitioned to a new platform. http://uclibs.org/PID/129801 The World Bank eLibrary contains the full collection of all World Bank publications and research including:…