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Author: Mihoko Hosoi

CDL Job Openings: Licensing Analyst & Shared Content Service Coordinator

The California Digital Library (CDL) is continuing to recruit for two outstanding openings on its licensing team. If you are passionate about building world-class collections to serve the needs of 21st century students and scholars, share our vision about the

CDL joins ICOLC Opposing the MLA International Bibliography Exclusivity with EBSCO

CDL recently signed on to the letter [PDF] prepared by the International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC), concerning the MLA International Bibliography exclusivity with EBSCO.  On June 26, 2018, MLA announced that the MLA International Bibliography will be exclusively offered

Nga Ong Joins Collection Development Team

Please join CDL in congratulating Nga on her new position as the Collection Assessment Analyst, effective June 25, 2018. As many of you know, Nga has been helping the CDL’s Licensed Content Group with various collection analysis projects related to

CDL Job Opening for Licensing Analyst

The California Digital Library (CDL) is a collaborative effort of the ten campuses of the University of California, and is designed to enable UC libraries to continue to meet the informational needs of UC faculty and students. The CDL assumes

Two CDL Job Openings: Collection Assessment Analyst and Licensing Analyst

The California Digital Library (CDL) is a collaborative effort of the ten campuses of the University of California, and is designed to enable UC libraries to continue to meet the informational needs of UC faculty and students. The CDL assumes

Wendy Parfrey retires in January

Wendy Parfrey, CDL’s Shared Content Coordinator and stalwart participant of CDL’s licensing and negotiations team, will be retiring on January 31, 2018. After twenty years with sales and marketing positions in the publishing industry (Pearson, Elsevier, Gale, Dialog and several

Chan Li Moves to UC Berkeley

Chan has accepted the position of the Assessment Program Librarian at UC Berkeley. Her last day at CDL will be Friday, October 6th.  Interestingly, Chan started at CDL exactly 11 years ago on Friday, Oct. 6, 2006 – and probably

CDL’s new Licensed Resources Website has launched!

On Wednesday, July 12th, CDL launched the new Licensed Resources website (http://www.cdlib.org/services/collections/licensed/). CDL’s User Experience Design (UX) team interviewed campus librarians who frequently used the previous site, discussed their findings with the CDL’s Licensed Content Group, and made changes to

CDL Model License Revised

CDL is pleased to announce the major upgrade of its Standard License Agreement (“Model License”). The new version reflects current best practices in licensing and incorporates feedback from UC librarians, licensing staff, attorneys, peers, and CDL colleagues. We appreciate all