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Introducing: “About the Collections in Calisphere” — a new statement of context and principles

We are writing to introduce “About the Collections in Calisphere,” a newly-available statement of context and principles about the historical materials found in the Calisphere website. Calisphere is a gateway to California’s remarkable digital collections, with free access…

Welcome Ellen Finnie, CDL’s new Director of Shared Collections

It is our great pleasure to announce that Ellen Finnie has been appointed as CDL’s new Director of Shared Collections, with responsibility for a significant strategic portfolio encompassing systemwide licensing, open access publisher agreements, and shared print initiatives. Ellen will…

New video resource introducing Calisphere!

We are thrilled to announce a new video resource that demonstrates the breadth of Calisphere, a publicly available digital resource developed and maintained by the University of California. Calisphere is your gateway to California’s remarkable digital collections, with…

SCP Update – April 2021

For the detailed list of net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access collections, see the distribution statistics report for March 2021. SCP Overview  Monthly Updates  The following chart and table show the overall…

New Resource: Archives of Sexuality and Gender: International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture

All UC campuses now have access to the latest module in Gale’s Archives of Sexuality and Gender, International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture.  This module examines populations and areas of the world previously underrepresented in prevailing scholarship on sexuality…

New Resource: Women’s Studies Archive (2 collections)

All campuses have access to the Women’s Studies Archive collections below. Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities – focus on the social, political, and professional achievements of women throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century. More than one million never-before-digitized…

SCP Weekly File Distribution ends in March 2021

In order for SCP staff to have enough time to prepare SCP and MARCIVE records for the SILS Cutover migration, the date for the last weekly file distributions will be Monday, March 29, 2021. It marks the end of an…

Seeking Stories on Innovative Publishing Projects for the OSC Blog

Have you caught wind of an exciting open access publishing project on your campus? If so, the “Innovative Publishing Models” working group of the Office of Scholarly Communication (OSC) wants to hear from you! We are collecting examples of recent…

CDL’s Justin Gonder Elected to Library Publishing Coalition Board

  The California Digital Library (CDL) is delighted to announce that Justin Gonder, CDL’s Senior Product Manager for Publishing, has been elected to the board of the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC), of which CDL is a longstanding member. The…

UC secures landmark open access deal with world’s largest scientific publisher

The University of California today (March 16) announced a pioneering open access agreement with the world’s largest scientific publisher, Elsevier, making significantly more of the University’s research available to people worldwide — immediately and at no cost. The deal will…

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