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Additional content added to Maruzen eBook Library

UCLA Library has contributed funding to acquire the following 11 Japanese reference e-books from Maruzen eBook Library (MeL) to share with all UC campus users. 1 Kaō inshō zuten 花押・印章図典 Yoshikawa Kobunkan 2018 9784642211130 2 Jiten Nihon no nengō 事典日本の年号…

SCP Update – February 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 January 2021. SCP Overview  Monthly Updates  The following chart and table show the overall…

New Resource: Apabi 100 Chinese Historical Newspapers

Four campuses (UCB, UCI, UCLA, UCSD) recently licensed Apabi 100 Chinese Historical Newspapers –– 100 rare historical newspapers in the Chinese language published mainly in the first half of the Twentieth Century. Apabi 100 Chinese Historical Newspapers; http://uclibs.org/PID/386957 B, I,…

You Don’t Have To Be A Techie To Create Computer Transcriptions of Handwritten Documents

If your collection contains handwritten documents that could benefit from transcription, then Transkribus may be just what you need. Funded by the European Commission’s READ project, Transkribus can transcribe documents written in many languages and requires no technical knowledge on…

Toyo Keizai Digital Content Library Now Available

The UC Berkeley Library has begun a new online subscription to the Toyo Keizai Digital Content Library; the license includes unlimited access and the publisher generously agreed to extend access to all UC campuses without any additional charge. Toyo Keizai…

CDL, CRL & HathiTrust Shared Print Collaboration collection comparison tool release

In the beginning of 2020, CDL joined with the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) and HathiTrust to form a Collaboration for Shared Print Infrastructure. Working together, the Collaboration seeks to build on a decade of community innovation and expertise to…

Announcing the ARK Alliance

We are thrilled to introduce the ARK Alliance as heir to the successful ARKs-in-the-Open initiative, which began in 2018 with the goal of launching an open, global community around Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) and their use as persistent identifiers in…

The Sixties moves to ASP’s LAZR Platform

The Sixties: Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1960-1974 has migrated to the LAZR platform, joining other Alexander Street Historical Collections.  See Alexander Street Historical Collections migrate to the LAZR Platform for more information. The Sixties       http://uclibs.org/PID/136017; UCB, UCI, UCLA,…

Welcome Lisa Mackinder, CDL’s new Licensing Analyst

The Shared Collections group is pleased to welcome Lisa Mackinder as our new Licensing Analyst.  In this role, Lisa will handle all aspects of license management with publishers and other content providers.  This includes drafting, editing, and negotiating license agreements…

SCP Update – January 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 December 2020. SCP Overview  Monthly Updates  The following chart and table show the overall…