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CDL office closure Dec. 23, 2019 (2 PM) – Jan. 1, 2020

This year, UC’s Office of the President (UCOP), including the California Digital Library (CDL), will be officially closed during the Winter and New Year holiday periods from Monday, December 23, 2019 at 2 PM through Wednesday, January 1, 2020. The…

CNKI (EastView) transitions to a new platform

The China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) database platform has migrated to a new server and platform. This migration affects access to the following UC-licensed CNKI databases: China Academic Journals (CAJ), including access to the Century Journals Project (CJP) archive content.…

The Electrochemical Society Digital Library content moving to IOP Publishing platform 1/2/2020

The Electrochemical Society Digital Library content will be available on the IOP Publishing platform starting 1/2/2020. New content will be added to the IOP platform only going forward.  The ECS sites will continue to be available through 1/31 to provide…

More Gale Resources move to their enhanced platform

  On Friday, December 20, 2019, the next group of Gale resources will redirect to their enhanced platform.   According to Gale’s Product Enhancements Overview, improvements include: Enhanced product platform—Provides a unified experience across Gale products. Upgraded search results—Highlights…

Licensing Positions Available at the California Digital Library!

The California Digital Library’s Collection Development and Management program has two exciting opportunities available to join our effort to transition our systemwide journal licenses to open access publishing agreements with scholarly publishers.  We’re working to improve the way research is…

SCP Monthly Update — December 2019

SCP posted the distribution statistics report for the month of November 2019. 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) —…

CDL Job Opening: Publishing Systems Developer

Reporting to the Senior Product Manager, Publishing, this position will work collaboratively with senior developers as well as product and service managers to build and maintain innovative open access (and mostly open source) scholarly publishing infrastructure. Key among these platforms…

ACM Digital Library moves to new platform

The ACM Digital Library will be moving to a new platform on Sunday, December 29, 2019, replacing the current platform at the current URL.  The new platform is a vast improvement, visually and functionally, over the current platform. It is…

ProQuest Congressional Redesign

Recently, ProQuest launched a redesigned interface for ProQuest Congressional. The changes are intended to facilitate the retrieval of information by students unfamiliar with government content, while maintaining the ability of more sophisticated users to perform complex queries. Key Benefits…

NIH/NLM rolls out an updated PubMed

An updated version of PubMed will replace the current version; the new PubMed is currently scheduled to become the default in spring 2020, replacing the legacy version.  According to the November-December 2019 NLM Technical Bulletin, new features include: Improved…