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New Resource: CDL purchases Cambridge University Press Journal Archive

With end-of-year funds, CDL purchased the Cambridge University Press (CUP) Journals Archive [2019-2021 archive edition] for systemwide access.  The CUP Journal Archive license, which incorporates previous campus purchases, includes access to the earlier online content of 412 journal titles. Available

Alexander Street Press platform upgrade (Video Databases)

Alexander Street Press will be moving their video-only collections on a new platform starting July 10th, when the collection URLs will be redirected. According to ProQuest’s press release, “The new interface is simpler and faster with a continued focus on

New Resource: Superstar Journals Database

Superstar Journals Database contains more than 7,470 full-text Chinese journals and more than 1,200 core journals, from 1949-present. It has a good mixture of disciplines, including engineering, agronomy, social science, culture, education, philosophy, and medicine. Seven campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine,

Alexander Street Press platform upgrade (Drama Databases)

For the transitioning databases, this move provides more flexibility with new content types in the future, such as video and audio, and offers cross-searching with other Alexander Street content. Access to the legacy platforms will be available through June 30, 2019 after which all

MLA & LION databases transition to new platforms on July 1st

Reminder: As of Monday, July 1, 2019, the MLA International Bibliography database (and its related MLA Directory of Periodicals database) and the Literature Online (LION) database are available on the EBSCOhost and ProQuest platforms, respectively. For several months, ending on

OCLC’s SCIPIO database cancelled

SCIPIO, Art and rare book sales/auction catalogs database, was cancelled effective June 30, 2018. Originally activated systemwide as part of OCLC’s Base Package of databases, SCIPIO was cancelled last year in response to the 2017-18 database review. The delete record for

Morgan & Claypool Synthesis Digital Library Collection Nine is Available

For the seven participating campuses (UCB [incl LBL], UCD, UCI, UCLA, UCM, UCR, UCSD), Morgan & Claypool (M&C) Publishers Synthesis Series ( has begun making its ninth collection of lectures available online. The basic component of the library is a

Royal Society (London) moves to Atypon’s Literatum platform

At the end of 2018, the Royal Society’s digital publishing platform migrated from HighWire to the Literatum platform from Atypon. The move enabled the Royal Society to host the same high quality content but do so in a way that

ACS Publications debuts new platform: ACS Axial

On May 22, 2019, ACS Publications is rolling out their new digital publishing platform, with improved features and functionality. According the recent announcement, the new site will improve the article research experience with a simplified, modern interface. Key features include:

New Resource: Sabin Americana, 1500-1926

All UC campuses now have access to Sabin Americana, 1500-1926; some campuses may have already had access via local subscriptions:    All campuses + LBNL & LLNL; on Gale’s InfoTrac platform Sabin Americana, 1500–1926 offers an up-close perspective on