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Category: Information Services

UC Systemwide Library Tutorial Launched: Begin Your Research

By Ellen Meltzer, Information Services Manager Under the leadership of UC Heads of Public Services (HOPS), the UC libraries have collaborated on a UC-wide library tutorial entitled “Begin Your Research” (  (Each campus will eventually have its own URL.) The […]

All Things Mobile

By Rachael Hu, User Experience Design Manager Here at CDL, we’ve been working hard all summer immersing ourselves in all things mobile. And we’re excited to share with you our findings and next steps for mobile support and development for […]

CDL Users Council: You can view this year’s sessions

By Ellen Meltzer, Information Services Manager From your desktop, you can attend sessions on CDL program activities tailored for Users Council.   UC campuses and selected California institutions have a Users Council member who monitors communications to and from the CDL, […]

New E-Journal Troubleshooting guide highlights the CDL ERMS Portal

By Jayne Dickson, CDL Information Services Analyst Have you ever wondered if you should be able to access the online content of a specific journal but found different resources (your OPAC’s holdings or E-Journal A-Z list, etc.) provide conflicting information?  […]

CDL’s System Status web page – ‘One stop shopping’ for system information

By Jayne Dickson, CDL Information Services Analyst At the top right of CDL’s newly redesigned website ( is a link to CDL’s System Status web page.  This System Status page brings together several useful tools in one place to facilitate […]

Want to know what’s happening at the CDL? Here’s your chance!

Attendees at this year's lively Users Council meeting in Oakland (April 10, 2009) learned about an array of CDL programs and services and how they interact with our campuses, partners, and other national and international initiatives.

CDLAlert Archive

Have you ever noticed that a resource was down and wondered if the vendor had sent a downtime message? The easiest way to find out is to check the CDLAlert Archive.

Users Council 2008 Annual Meeting – Catching Up

On Friday, May 9, the Users Council met in downtown Oakland for its annual meeting. The group, representing all of the UC campuses, the national labs, and a group of other California partners, heard about and discussed a host of issues. Meeting notes and PowerPoint presentations are now available.

2007 Users Council Annual Meeting

Meeting notes, with the linked PowerPoint presentations, from this year's annual Users Council meeting in Oakland on May 11 are now available.

Users Council Annual Meeting

The Users Council met for its annual meeting on April 28 at Preservation Park in Oakland.  Topics discussed during the morning session included a welcome by Daniel Greenstein, Associate Vice Provost, Scholarly Information and University Librarian, Systemwide Library Planning and […]