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UC’s Scopus database access ended January 31, 2016

Systemwide access to the Scopus database ceased on January 31, 2016. CDL and the UC Libraries conducted extensive evaluations of the database and have concluded that current budgets do not permit continuing our subscription. For more information see: http://cdlib.org/2014/12/16/scopus-access-available-through-december-2015/.

UC Monthly E-Resource Usage Reports Are Now Available Via MPSInsight for Libraries

Monthly COUNTER usage reports for UC Libraries Systemwide licensed e-resources from 2010 to the present are now available via a link to MPSInsight for Libraries (formerly ScholarlyStats). ScholarlyStats was the brand name and platform under which MPS’s library statistics reporting

Scopus Access Available through December 2015

CDL is pleased to be able to fund another year of Scopus access for the UC campuses. Scopus (http://www.scopus.com/) is a large interdisciplinary abstract and citation database of research literature and selected web sites developed by the publisher Elsevier. Following

Calculating scholarly journal value through objective metrics

Authored by Jacqueline Wilson and Chan Li CDL’s Collection Development and Management: Licensed Resources program has developed a value-based strategy which is now used as a major part of the University of California’s journal collection planning process.  The strategy involves

UC Libraries eBook Survey

By Jacqueline Wilson, CDL Senior Associate for Shared Content University of California Libraries Academic eBook Reader Survey  – Monday, October 11 through Monday, October 25, 2010 The UC Libraries charged the Springer eBook Task Force to create a survey to

Journal Value Metrics Webinars Scheduled for May 2010

By Jacqueline Wilson, CDL Senior Associate for Shared Content CDL will host four sessions of Value-based Journal Metrics/Journal Review Process, 2011  on: Wednesday, May 12, 2:00 – 3:30 PM Thursday, May 13, 3:00 – 4:30 PM Monday, May 17, 11:00

Journal Value Metrics Assessment

By Jacqueline Wilson, CDL Senior Associate for Shared Content In 2008, the UC libraries adopted a new value-based strategy developed by CDL which is now used in negotiations with major publishers.  The strategy involves using objective metrics to compare the

University of California Libraries Evaluation of Scopus

The University of California Libraries will be evaluating Scopus , a large interdisciplinary abstract and citation database of research literature and selected web sites developed by the publisher Elsevier.

UC/Springer Open Access Journal Publishing Pilot – Resources for Campus Use

A task force appointed by the Scholarly Communications Officers (SCO) worked with the California Digital Library (CDL) to prepare information on the UC/Springer Open Access Journal Publishing Pilot, originally announced in January, for distribution to UC authors on each campus.

UC Libraries and Springer Sign Pilot Agreement for Open Access Journal Publishing

CDL Collections and eScholarship in partnership with the UC Scholarly Communication Officers (SCOs) are piloting a ground-breaking open access publishing arrangement with Springer on behalf of UC faculty.