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Author: Wendy Parfrey

New Licensed Resource – Announcing SAGE Research Methods!

As part of the SAGE Premier 2017 journals renewal, CDL purchased on behalf of nine campuses (UC Davis has its own license) a 6-year license to SAGE Research Methods (SRM) with updates during 2017-2022. SRM has been a widely requested […]

Announcing the JSTOR Ebooks DDA Pilot!

Books at JSTOR is an initiative to publish scholarly books online as part of JSTOR, one of the most well -known and widely used scholarly resources. The UC DDA Task Force evaluated the available content, platform features and licensing terms […]

AnthroSource now included in systemwide Wiley contract

AnthroSource is an online portal serving the research, teaching and practicing needs of anthropologists. An online service of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource offers access to more than 100 years of anthropological knowledge.  Current content includes 32 anthropological publications […]

CDL Acquires New One-time Systemwide Resources in 2015

One of the goals for the Joint Steering Committee (JSC) in 2015 was to evaluate and ‘refresh’ the annual survey to bibliographer groups.   The survey has been in practice since 1997 as the major source of campus priorities for systemwide […]

New Licensed Resource – Nature Plants

All UC campuses now have access to Nature Plants on the (NPG) platform. Nature Plants is a new systemwide license in 2015. After numerous faculty requests across a number of campuses, the UC Bio/Ag and Health & Life Sciences […]

New Elsevier Ebook Collections for 2013 and 2015

All UC campuses will have access to 2013 and 2015 ebook collections from Elsevier.  The two CDL purchases made in December complement a purchase of the 2014 frontlist by CDL last year.  Imprints include Academic Press, Mosby Saunders Churchill Livingston, […]

Challenges to Licensing – MD Consult Update

The vast majority of publishers and vendors who enter into negotiations with CDL demonstrate an open-minded, flexible approach and are more than willing to reach common ground in pricing and licensing terms.  It is rare that after a long period […]

Complete DNSA Collection is Now Available

CDL has reached an agreement for consortial access to the complete collection of the Digital National Security Archive for all ten campuses.  DNSA offers access to primary documents from the National Security Archive, and is the most comprehensive collection available […]

New Licensed Resource – JSTOR Jewish Studies

Nine UC campuses (all except UCSF) now have access to JSTOR Jewish Studies. [B, D, I, LA, M, R, SB, SC, SD; on the JSTOR platform] The Jewish Studies Archive Collection features journals that cover a unique range of historical […]

New Licensed Resource — Statista     (All campuses; on the platform) All campuses have access to a new resource, Statista. is a statistics portal that integrates data on over 60,000 topics from over 18,000 sources into eye-catching charts and graphs that can be […]