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Si ku quan shu EastView access ceasing December 31; new platform starting in January

Si ku quan shu 四庫全書 (complete library in four sections), compiled in the Qianlong period of the Qing dynasty, was the largest collection of texts in pre-modern China and has an important historical place in the histories of cultural texts and […]

Nexis Uni debuts; January webinars are available

As mentioned in a previous CDLINFO article, LexisNexis Academic Becomes Nexis Uni, Nexis Uni is now the platform for LexisNexis Academic online content.  The PID that previously pointed to LexisNexis Academic ( has been redirected to the Nexis Uni platform. […]

New Reaxys is now available

Recently, Elsevier launched a new release of Reaxys©, a chemistry research database.  According to the Elsevier press release, the new Reaxys combines a highly streamlined user interface with search and indexing enhancements powered by machine learning algorithms to ensure maximum […]

Compendex has a new look

In August, Compendex (on the Engineering Village platform) launched an updated interface, refreshed to improve usability.  According to the vendor’s information, “the new user interface will keep all the current navigation and high quality functionality, using a modern interface experience. […]

SPIE Digital Library moves to new platform

The SPIE Digital Library is migrating from the Silverchair platform to a new SPIE Digital Library platform on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Features of the new platform include improved search functionality, expanded taxonomy, full text HTML proceedings and eBooks, enhanced […]

LexisNexis Academic Becomes Nexis Uni

The national transition from legacy LexisNexis Academic to its completely reengineered successor Nexis Uni™ is now under way, and all UC campuses are among the first wave of migrating subscribers with IP-based access to Uni already activated.  UC retains dual […]

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – North-China Daily News

Five campuses (Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Barbara & Santa Cruz) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the North-China Daily News & Herald Newspapers and Hong Lists (1850-1951).  (I, LA, SD, SB, SC; on […]

Web of Science Citation Map is gone for now

The Citation Map functionality in Web of Science is no longer available due to technology compatibility issues and reliance on browser support of Java. According to our Clarivate Analytics representative, Clarivate is investigating supporting this functionality but at the present […]

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Central Daily News

Five campuses (Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and San Diego) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the Central Daily News. (B, I, LA, SB, SD; on the Transmission Books platform) Note: limited to 5 […]

New Licensed Resource: Announcing STMnetBASE eBooks from Taylor & Francis, 2017-2019

The UC Libraries have acquired the STMnetBASE frontlist ebook collection from CRC Press/Taylor & Francis for the next three years, 2017 – 2019. All ten campuses and CDL contributed towards this purchase.      (All campuses; on the CRCnetBASE platform) The […]