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Category: Shared Collections

Oxford Ebooks migrate to Oxford Academic platform

In July 2022, Oxford research books collections will move to the Oxford Academic platform (https://academic.oup.com/). This means that books will be available alongside journals in a single place for the first time.  The Oxford Academic platform will be…

Staff Recruitment: Metadata and Extraction, Transformation, and Loading Specialist

Working under the direction of the Head of Shared Cataloging Program, this position uses advanced professional library concepts and objectives to resolve highly complex issues. Duties and assignments are defined by overall objectives and involve a high level of complexity…

SCP Update – June 2022

Highlights on Titles Cataloged for CDL-Managed Electronic Collections in May 2022 ACM Digital Library Complete: 201 African American Newspapers, Series 1, 1827-1998: 297 (New) African American Newspapers, Series 2, 1835-1956: 87 (New) Airiti Books (華藝中文電子書) (Local-L DDA): 84 Cambridge eBooks…

Yearly WEST Contacts Review

WEST has recently sent an email to all Primary Contacts asking them to review and, if necessary, update their contacts for various WEST and AGUA activities. This ensures that WEST is sending communications to the appropriate staff at each member…

ACRL Top Trends – Collaborative collections and shared print

The 2021–22 ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee recently released its top trends in academic libraries, which includes collaborative collections and the rapidly expanding shared print community. The Committee highlights shared print’s status as a change agent helping libraries balance…

SCP Update – May 2022

Highlights on Titles Cataloged for CDL-Managed Electronic Collections in April 2022 ACM Digital Library Complete: 251 Airiti Books (華藝中文電子書) (Local-L DDA): 52 JSTOR Books DDA: 597 Latin American Anarchist and Labour Periodicals Online: 923 (NEW) Collection level records: 4 Link…

Save the date + Registration Open: WEST Member Meeting Tuesday July 19, 1-2:30pm PT

WEST will hold its 2022 summer member meeting virtually this year on Tuesday July 19 from 1-2:30pm PT. Please register in advance for this meeting. Information for joining the meeting will be shared automatically after registering. At this member…

Updated WEST Policies – Access Policy, Disclosure Policy, and Validation Standards

In 2020 the WEST governance committees charged two working groups to review and, as necessary, revise key WEST policies. That work is now complete and the updated documents have been posted to the WEST website: WEST Access Policy WEST Disclosure

Ellen Finnie to retire September 2022!

With a heavy heart, I want to share with you news of an upcoming CDL transition: Ellen Finnie, CDL’s Director of Shared Collections, will be retiring as of September 1,  2022.    As Director, Ellen has been working with teams at…

SCP Update – April 2022

Highlights on Titles Cataloged for CDL-Managed Electronic Collections in March 2022 ACM Digital Library Complete: 113 Airiti Books (華藝中文電子書) (Local-L DDA): 91 Getty Publications Virtual Library (Local-OA): 311 JSTOR Books DDA: 502 Link to the full reports: 2022-03-Total_Portfolio_Count_of_CDL-Managed_Electronic_Collections 2022-03-Collection_level_bib_records_of_CDL-Managed_Electronic_Collections Highlights…