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Author: Jayne Dickson

New Access World News interface rolled out

NewsBank has introduced a new interface with cross-database searching of historical (if licensed) and current content. Presently, all UC campuses have access to the ‘current’ Access World News online content [1985 (varies by title) – present]. http://uclibs.org/PID/98452     Access World News

Women and Social Movements in the U.S., 1600-2000 transitions to new platform

Alexander Street‘s Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600 – 2000 database has transitioned to a new platform which it now shares with two related products: Women and Social Movements International and Women and Social Movements in Modern

BioOne Complete moves to new platform

BioOne is launching a new website for its content aggregation, BioOne Complete. The new site will be launched on January 1, 2019. Currently, all campuses have access to this resource. The new site will replace the existing platform and will

The Times Digital Archives moves to Gale’s new platform

As part of the continued transition of Gale resources to Gale’s Primary Sources platform (see https://www.cdlib.org/cdlinfo/2018/11/01/new-platform-for-several-gale-databases/), The Times Digital Archive will be moving to this platform on the afternoon of December 20, 2018. http://uclibs.org/PID/112897     (All campuses; on Gale’s Primary Sources

ASM Handbooks Online transitions to a new platform

ASM International has rolled out a new Silverchair platform for ASM Handbooks Online. Six campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced and San Diego) participate in the ASM Handbooks license. http://uclibs.org/PID/61606 B, D, I, LA, M, and SD; on the

WorldCat Discovery beta: Call to action labels implemented

The WorldCat Discovery installation on December 11, 2018 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at https://help.oclc.org/Discovery_and_Reference/WorldCat_Discovery/Release_notes. (Note that many of these enhancements do not have an impact on Melvyl since

New platform for several Gale databases

Several of the UC-licensed Gale databases are now live on the Gale Primary Sources platform and are still available on the existing Gale platform as well. Currently, the PIDs still point to the existing Gale platform; the PIDs will be

New platform for The Complete Classics Collection of Ancient China and The Encyclopedia of Taiwan

East View is pleased to introduce a new, improved and cross-searchable platform for The Complete Classics Collection of Ancient China and The Encyclopedia of Taiwan.  Access to the new platform is available via the PIDs below; access to the previous

WorldCat Discovery beta: Filter to open access content

The WorldCat Discovery installation on October 18, 2018 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at https://help.oclc.org/Discovery_and_Reference/WorldCat_Discovery/Release_notes. (Note that many of these enhancements do not have an impact on Melvyl since

National Technical Information Library (NTRL) is now Open Access

The National Technical Reports Library (NTRL) has become an open access resource, following a decision made by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS). NTRL was previously licensed as Tier 2 by five UC campuses. With the change of NTRL to