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CDL, CRL, & HathiTrust Collaboration for Shared Print Infrastructure

In June, California Digital Library (CDL), the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), & HathiTrust affirmed their commitment – first announced in January 2020 – to take the lead in building on the last decade of shared print efforts to realize…

Alexander Street Historical Collections migrate to the LAZR Platform

According to ASP’s migration information webpage, several Alexander Street legacy products are moving to the LAZR platform effective June 30, 2020. Affected UC-licensed resources are: Early Encounters in North America       http://uclibs.org/PID/31414; all campuses North American Women’s Letters and…

JoVE trial ends

The full trial access that UC has had to JoVE content will end on June 30, 2020. Access will continue as normal for libraries with JoVE Unlimited or individual subscriptions to JoVe Video Journals and Science Education. For more information…

SciFindern now available for all UC faculty, staff and students

SciFindern (or SciFinder-n) is the new, streamlined SciFinder interface from CAS (Chemical Abstract Service) that covers the chemical literature, indexing millions of journal articles, patents, substances, and chemical reactions. The current SciFinder is not going away, so UC has access…

Merritt and Dryad Certified by CoreTrustSeal as Trustworthy Repositories

University of California Curation Center (UC3) is happy to announce that its Merritt repository and Dryad’s underlying technical platform (Dash) have received CoreTrustSeal certification. This certification helps to instill transparency and accountability to our stakeholder communities, as it provides…

New Resource: Kōbunsō Taika Koshomoku 弘文荘待賈古書目

“Kōbunsō Taika Koshomoku” is a set of antiquarian books catalogs distributed to customers by Shigeo Sorimachi (1901-1991), who founded the vintage bookstore “Kōbunsō” in 1932. All 10,000 pages from the 77 volumes of Kōbunsō’s catalogs originally published between 1933 and…

O’Reilly for Higher Education now available for UC

O’Reilly for Higher Education (OHE) is now available for all UC campuses on O’Reilly’s new platform: http://uclibs.org/PID/432785 . OHE contains close to 48,000 titles of technical eBooks, videos, interactive tutorials, case studies, learning paths and audio books from O’Reilly &…

SCP Update – June 2020

SCP posted the distribution statistics report for the month of May 2020. 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) —…

Hiring Announcement for SILS Service Manager

The California Digital Library’s Discovery & Delivery program is pleased to welcome Caitlin Nelson as its Systemwide ILS Service Manager, effective July 1, 2020. The role is critical to the implementation and operation of the UC Systemwide ILS, and in…

DynaMed Plus cancelled

Access to DynaMed Plus for currently participating campuses ended effective 5/31. A Tier 2 is being worked on; please contact the Tier 2 Campus Coordinator Sarah McClung with questions.  Information about the earlier subscription is available at https://cdlib.org/cdlinfo/2018/06/27/dynamed-plus-now-available-for-all-uc-campuses/