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Announcing the WEST RapidILL pod

WEST ise very pleased to announce that the WEST governance groups have endorsed a recommendation to establish a new RapidILL pod for WEST members, called WEST. This new pod will help connect WEST RapidILL members to WEST-archived materials and facilitate…

CDL Job Opening: Assistant Director for Open Access Agreements

The Assistant Director for Open Access Agreements is responsible for stewarding California Digital Library activities related to publisher agreements for open access, including analysis, data and financial modeling, negotiations, implementation, administration, and assessment. Reporting to the CDL Director of Shared…

Call for Cycle 11 Archiving Disclosures

The WEST project team recently sent out a call for WEST Archive Holders and Builders to submit records of all materials archived for WEST to CDL via the file upload tool in AGUA. WEST asks that members include records for…

SCP Update – March 2022

Highlights on Titles Cataloged for CDL-Managed Electronic Collections in February 2022 ACM Digital Library Complete: 197 CNPe-Reading (易阅通) (Local-L DDA): 1,074 JSTOR Books DDA: 312 University of Chicago Oriental Institute publications (Local-OA): 144 Collection level records: 12 Link to the…

Help shape the future of WEST – Town hall recording and opportunities for input

In 2020, the WEST Executive Committee charged the Non-journal Formats Working Group to explore areas of expansion for WEST. The Working Group has developed five pilot proposals and seeks member input as an important component of drafting final recommendations to…

New Tier 2 Resource: Artech House Ebooks

As part of a new Tier 2 agreement, four campuses plus LBNL now have access to Artech House ebooks via IEEE Xplore. UCB, UCI, UCLA and LBNL have access to the full backfile of nearly 700 ebooks back to…

AGUA Development Phase 6 Planning Kickoff – WEST Member Input Requested

During ‘off years’ of the WEST collection analysis cycle, WEST works on identifying and building out enhancements to AGUA, our collection analysis and decision support system. In previous Development Phases the WEST governance committees have prioritized a range of…

New Shared Collections Bibliography

The Shared Collections Interest Group, part of the American Library Association’s Reference & User Services Association (RUSA) division, has released an informal bibliography of publications and resources related to shared collections in two areas of focus: New publications and resource…

CDL Job Posting: UX Content Specialist

The California Digital Library is looking for a User Experience (UX) Content Specialist to provide user-centered content and design services for websites and applications that we manage and maintain. Our ideal candidate has a strong user experience foundation with the…

Lisa Mackinder appointed Assistant Director of Systemwide Licensing and Collection Services

We are delighted to announce that following a national search Lisa Mackinder has been appointed as Assistant Director of Systemwide Licensing and Collection Services for the California Digital Library.  Lisa comes to this role with 14 years of directly…

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