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Author: Wendy Parfrey

CDL purchases Nature Chemistry and Nature Nanotechnology backfiles

CDL purchased two Nature backfiles for systemwide access with last-minute end-of-year funds that became available – the complete backfile (Volume 1, 2009 through 2013) for Nature Chemistry, and the Volume 1, 2006 backfile for Nature Nanotechnology. Nature Chemistry has been […]

CDL purchases Elsevier eBooks, 2014

On behalf of all UC campuses, CDL made a one-time purchase of the frontlist of Elsevier’s ebook collection with over 850 titles to be published in 2014.  This collection spans 24 subject collections published under well-known imprints within science, technology, […]

Elsevier Contract Renewed for Next 5 Years

CDL has completed a favorable negotiation with Elsevier to renew the Science Direct journals for 2014-2018.  The agreement continues UC’s strong record of excellent long-term cost control for this important package.  Science Direct is the largest journals package for co-investment […]

Cancellation of Informa Healthcare Journals as of January 1, 2011

The Collection Development Officers at the ten UC campuses, the UC health and life science selectors (UCHLS)  and CDL have decided to cancel the Informa Healthcare (IHC) systemwide license as of January 1, 2011.  There were three important systemwide principles […]

End-of-Year Funds Provide New Resources

By Wendy Parfrey, CDL Shared Content Coordinator CDL and a number of campuses were able to make significant purchases for perpetual rights on behalf of all UC campuses with end-of-year funds in 2010.  The acquisitions cover many important resources across […]

Campus Discount Program

As a way to facilitate individual campus licenses as well as potential Tier 2 efforts, CDL has begun to negotiate predetermined campus discounts and has set up the Campus Discount Program.

Array of New Digital Resources from CDL, June 2009

CDL was able to purchase perpetual rights to eight new resources with end-of-year funds in June 2009.

CDL's Recently Acquired Scholarly Content in 2008

Every year CDL purchases perpetual rights to scholarly digital content using end-of-year funds. This growing collection of content provides permanent digital rights on behalf of future generations of UC faculty and students in varied disciplines across the sciences and humanities.

New Licensed Resources: CiNii, Times Digital Archive, Journal of Pathology

All UC campuses now have access to CiNii, the Times Digital Archive, and the Journal of Pathology backfile as part of CDL consortial licenses.