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New Resource: Kōbunsō Taika Koshomoku 弘文荘待賈古書目

“Kōbunsō Taika Koshomoku” is a set of antiquarian books catalogs distributed to customers by Shigeo Sorimachi (1901-1991), who founded the vintage bookstore “Kōbunsō” in 1932. All 10,000 pages from the 77 volumes of Kōbunsō’s catalogs originally published between 1933 and…

OCLC Launches Shared Print Infrastructure Enhancements

In 2018 OCLC and the Center for Research Libraries were awarded a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a joint Shared Print Data Infrastructure project. Two major development projects that OCLC and CRL have undertaken are a…

O’Reilly for Higher Education now available for UC

O’Reilly for Higher Education (OHE) is now available for all UC campuses on O’Reilly’s new platform: http://uclibs.org/PID/432785 . OHE contains close to 48,000 titles of technical eBooks, videos, interactive tutorials, case studies, learning paths and audio books from O’Reilly &…

SCP Update – June 2020

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

Registration Open for Virtual PAN Forum – June 26, 12-3pm PT

Registration is now open for this year’s Print Archive Network (PAN) Forum, which will take place virtually on June 26, 2020, from 12-3pm PT / 2-5pm CT. The PAN Forum will include updates from various shared print programs and…

Hiring Announcement for SILS Service Manager

The California Digital Library’s Discovery & Delivery program is pleased to welcome Caitlin Nelson as its Systemwide ILS Service Manager, effective July 1, 2020. The role is critical to the implementation and operation of the UC Systemwide ILS, and in…

WEST contact updates

WEST has recently sent an email to all Primary Contacts asking them to review and, if necessary, update their contacts for various WEST activities. This ensures that WEST is sending communications to the appropriate staff at each member institution, and…

DynaMed Plus cancelled

Access to DynaMed Plus for currently participating campuses ended effective 5/31. A Tier 2 is being worked on; please contact the Tier 2 Campus Coordinator Sarah McClung with questions.  Information about the earlier subscription is available at https://cdlib.org/cdlinfo/2018/06/27/dynamed-plus-now-available-for-all-uc-campuses/

Put Crowdsourcing to Work for Your Library

Does your library need help transcribing manuscripts or radio broadcasts? Do you need help identifying people and places in photographs? Could you use a hand in finding constellations in historical celestial maps or identifying bird species in old prints? Then…

WEST Members’ Virtual Meeting on Monday, June 22, from 1-2:30 pm PT – Registration open!

WEST will hold its summer members’ meeting virtually outside of the ALA Annual virtual conference this year on Monday, June 22, from 1-2:30 pm PT. Members do not need to be registered for ALA in order to attend the members’…