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Category: Collection Development

New Resource: MIT Press Direct eBooks, 1943-2019

All UC campuses now have access to MIT Press Direct eBooks; some campuses may have already had access via local subscriptions. http://uclibs.org/PID/385506    (All campuses, plus LBNL and LLNL; on the MIT Press Direct platform) MIT Press Direct will make

Archived titles reports for Cycle 8 now available!

The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) is pleased to announce that the eighth archiving cycle disclosure process is complete. Cycle 8 (2019) annual collection comparison reports are now available for WEST’s full members to download in AGUA. Both full and supporting members

SCP Monthly Update — September 2019

SCP will post the distribution statistics report for the month of August 2019 here soon. 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

WEST Cycles 10 & 11 Call for Unarchived Holdings & Webinar

In the beginning of September, the WEST Project Team sent out a call for unarchived holdings data from WEST Full Members, which will inform the next round of collection analysis (cycles 10 & 11) that will determine what to archive

Early English Books Online (EEBO) migrates to the ProQuest platform

Early English Books Online migrated from its legacy Chadwyck-Healey interface, to the newly-enhanced ProQuest Platform, on August 22, 2019. The ProQuest platform delivers research experience that guides discovery, access and management of content sources. As a result, Early English Books

New DynaMed premieres on August 21st

EBSCO is merging DynaMed Plus and DynaMed into the new DynaMed® on August 21. The next generation of DynaMed combines quality evidence-based information with a user-friendly, personalized experience that delivers accurate answers fast. http://uclibs.org/PID/302737      All UC campuses/selected medical sites;

SCP Monthly Update – August 2019

SCP will post the distribution statistics report for the month of July 2019 here soon. 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

SCP Serials Cataloging Switching to Separate Record Approach: Phase II

Starting April 1, 2019, SCP catalogers began using the separate record approach for cataloging electronic serials. Note: The change impacts how users see CDL online resources in their local catalog. The display of serial records will vary during the transition.

Anna Striker joins CDL as Shared Print Operations and Collections Analyst

The Collection Development & Management Program welcomes Anna Striker as Operations and Collections Analyst for the Shared Print Team. Anna will coordinate operations, collections analysis, statistics, and reporting for both the Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) and for UC Libraries’

Contemporary Women’s Issues database gets enhanced

Gale has begun updating several of its products in order to increase access to library resources online by implementing enhancements designed to improve usability and discoverability. According to the Enhancements Overview, improvements include: Enhanced product platform—Provides a unified experience across