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Author: Jayne Dickson

Reveal Digital Open Access collections available

In 2019, CDL funds were used in systemwide support of Reveal Digital’s Diversity & Dissent Fund to support the digitization and production of open access collections related to the theme of diversity and dissent in 20th century America.  With Reveal […]

SCP Cataloging Delays During SILS Test Load Environment

Between March 1 and the date of SCP’s last weekly file distribution (which is still to be determined), SCP will have a significant reduction of batch cataloging and will shift its focus to  workflow testing in the SILS test load […]

AMS Journals Online move to PubFactory on December 1, 2020

The URL for the AMS Journals Online site will remain the same ( and redirects will be in place indefinitely. This platform change should be entirely transparent to users; however, if you encounter any problems accessing AMS, please notify CDL. […]

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; all campuses North American Women’s Letters and […]

New PubMed is here

On Tuesday, May 19th, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) officially switched to the new version of PubMed.  SCP has already updated PIDs to point to the new version, retaining UC’s ‘otool’ extension so that the UC-eLinks button will display […]

AMS Journals and Monographs move to a new platform

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) Journals and Monographs will be moving to a new web platform, date TBD. According to the banner on the AMS website, “Unfortunately custom saved searches can’t be preserved; check your settings now so you […]

Announcing UC access to the entire JoVE portfolio through June 30, 2020

In support of UC’s temporary shift to remote laboratory teaching, the California Digital Library negotiation team, in consultation with UC campus library collections experts, secured expanded access to the JoVE Video Journal for all UC faculty, instructors, students, researchers, clinicians […]

WorldCat Discovery: Updated Citation Styles

The WorldCat Discovery installation on January 29, 2020 included the following new enhancement. The running list of release notes can be found at (Note: Not all of the enhancements/bug fixes are relevant to the UC Melvyl instances.) New features […]

CNKI (EastView) transitions to a new platform

The China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) database platform has migrated to a new server and platform. This migration affects access to the following UC-licensed CNKI databases: China Academic Journals (CAJ), including access to the Century Journals Project (CJP) archive content. […]

More Gale Resources move to their enhanced platform

  On Friday, December 20, 2019, the next group of Gale resources will redirect to their enhanced platform.   According to Gale’s Product Enhancements Overview, improvements include: Enhanced product platform—Provides a unified experience across Gale products. Upgraded search results—Highlights important […]