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Collection of ebooks from University Presses Now Available

The UC libraries have acquired a collection of ebooks from Project Muse, an aggregator of books and journals from university presses and other scholarly publishers.  The acquisition gives UC libraries perpetual access to more than 10,000 ebooks from these prestigious

CDL Job Opening: Discovery & Delivery Senior Systems Analyst

About You We’re looking for a problem-solver and creative thinker, someone who can work as an independent detective to understand the root of a problem and come up with customer-oriented solutions. The ideal candidate is a clear communicator who can…

Matthew McKinley transitioning from CDL to Omeka

Our colleague Matthew McKinley has accepted the role of Full-Stack Developer with Omeka, which provides open-source web publishing platforms for sharing digital collections and creating media-rich online exhibits. He will be working with a team of colleagues primarily centered…

Morgan & Claypool Synthesis Digital Library Collection Ten is Available

Morgan & Claypool Publishers Synthesis Series (http://www.morganclaypool.com/page/browseLbS.jsp) has begun making its tenth collection of lectures available online. The basic component of the library is a 50 to 100-page electronic book that synthesizes an important research or development topic,…

CDL Job Opening: Licensing Analyst

The Licensing Analyst plays a vital role in CDL’s mission to provide students, faculty, and researchers at the University of California with broad access to an enriching and valuable collection of ebooks, journals, streaming video, and other content. As a…

SCP Update – August 2020

SCP posted the distribution statistics report for the month of July 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) —…

“Building a National Finding Aid Network”: collaborative research and development initiative receives IMLS funding support

The California Digital Library is pleased to announce a $982,175 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS – National Leadership Grants for Libraries grant program) to conduct a two-year research and demonstration project designed to build the…

SCP Update – July 2020

SCP posted the distribution statistics report for the month of June 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) —…

“They Were Really Us”: The UCSF Community’s Early Response to AIDS — A New Exhibition on Calisphere

When HIV/AIDS first seized the nation’s attention in the early 1980s, it was a disease with no name, known cause, treatment, or cure. Beginning as a medical mystery, it turned into one of the most divisive social and political issues…

University of California Press ebook Collection Now Available

The UC libraries have acquired a comprehensive collection of ebooks from the University of California Press (http://uclibs.org/PID/432800). The acquisition, which was funded by CDL, gives UC libraries perpetual access to nearly every UC Press title published since 1928,…