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Category: Collection Development

2019 WEST Assessment Report and Strategic Planning outcomes now available – register for an informational webinar today

During 2019, the Western Regional Storage Trust performed its third program assessment, comprised of a member survey sent to WEST directors and primary contacts, two Archive Builder focus groups to gain insights about the distinct work that they perform on…

2020 WEST Executive Committee Election Results and Operations and Collections Council Appointment

WEST carried out elections for the Executive Committee between December 20, 2019 and January 10, 2020. The WEST project team is very happy to report that a quorum of 51% of the votes was surpassed in favor of the proposed…

Shared Print Meetings at ALA Midwinter 2020 (Jan. 24-28, 2020) in Philadelphia, PA

This year’s ALA Midwinter meeting in Philadelphia, PA, includes a number of sessions of interest to the shared print community. The sessions cover a wide range of topics within shared print, including the launch of a new federation of monographic…

Rosemont Shared Print Alliance Open Information Session at ALA Midwinter

The Rosemont Shared Print Alliance is hosting an open information session at ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia. Come join us for an introduction to the Rosemont Shared Print Alliance including the mission, the member programs, an update on what Rosemont has…

SCP Monthly Update — January 2020

Happy New Year! SCP posted the distribution statistics report for the month of December 2019. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access collections. They are color coded as: Net…

CNKI (EastView) transitions to a new platform

The China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) database platform has migrated to a new server and platform. This migration affects access to the following UC-licensed CNKI databases: China Academic Journals (CAJ), including access to the Century Journals Project (CJP) archive content.…

The Electrochemical Society Digital Library content moving to IOP Publishing platform 1/2/2020

The Electrochemical Society Digital Library content will be available on the IOP Publishing platform starting 1/2/2020. New content will be added to the IOP platform only going forward.  The ECS sites will continue to be available through 1/31 to provide…

More Gale Resources move to their enhanced platform

  On Friday, December 20, 2019, the next group of Gale resources will redirect to their enhanced platform.   According to Gale’s Product Enhancements Overview, improvements include: Enhanced product platform—Provides a unified experience across Gale products. Upgraded search results—Highlights…

Licensing Positions Available at the California Digital Library!

The California Digital Library’s Collection Development and Management program has two exciting opportunities available to join our effort to transition our systemwide journal licenses to open access publishing agreements with scholarly publishers.  We’re working to improve the way research is…

SCP Monthly Update — December 2019

SCP posted the distribution statistics report for the month of November 2019. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access collections. They are color coded as: Net Increase (Green) —…