The California Digital Library licenses digital materials in consultation with UC campus subject area selectors (bibliographers) and the 10 campus Collection Development Officers. The acquisitions process reflects the CDL’s commitment to collaboration with campuses to discover and acquire electronic materials in support of campus teaching and research; most proposals take a minimum of three to six months for review and decision-making.
Provides an overview of the process for acquiring digital resources.
CDL standard licensing agreement and license agreement checklist
Includes information about major technical issues, CDL’s preferred solutions, and the implications for vendors.
The Resource Liaisons are CDL’s network of campus subject experts who monitor systemwide licensed resources. RLs play a vital role in vendor relations.