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March Newsletter for UC Libraries HathiTrust Help Center Now Posted
03/25/2024

March Newsletter for UC Libraries HathiTrust Help Center Now Posted

The March (Q1) newsletter for the UC Libraries HathiTrust Help Center is now posted. Topics include new resources for library colleagues who are participating in the HathiTrust Shared Print Program; Dear Zephir's detailed answer to why a user sometimes can't view old journals; and a brief report on

New update from Kristen Chua on California Digital Library: CDL Job Opening: UX Designer position
03/04/2024

New update from Kristen Chua on California Digital Library: CDL Job Opening: UX Designer position

The California Digital Library (CDL) is recruiting for the UX Designer position. UX DESIGNER The User Experience (UX) Designer will report to CDL's UX Manager and will work as a highly collaborative member of the CDL UX team to support the development and improvement of CDL's online tools and serv

New update from Kristen Chua on California Digital Library: CDL Job Openings: Licensing Analyst & Shared Content Service...
02/28/2024

New update from Kristen Chua on California Digital Library: CDL Job Openings: Licensing Analyst & Shared Content Service Coordinator

The California Digital Library (CDL) is recruiting for two outstanding openings: the Shared Print Analyst and UX Designer positions. SHARED PRINT ANALYST Are you passionate about print collection management in academic libraries? Do you thrive in cooperative environments, excel at facilitating

New update on California Digital Library: SCP Update – February 2024
02/23/2024

New update on California Digital Library: SCP Update – February 2024

SCP Update - February 2024 Archives of Latin American and Caribbean History, Sixteenth to Twentieth Century: 36 (Formerly World Scholar) Cambridge eBooks without Partner Presses: 2023 All eBooks: 239 (GOBI) EBSCOhost Education Source Journals: 15 IEEE Electronic Library (IEL) Conference Pr

New update from Sherry Lochhaas on California Digital Library: JSTOR Package Upgrade
02/07/2024

New update from Sherry Lochhaas on California Digital Library: JSTOR Package Upgrade

Beginning January 1, 2024, 9 University of California campuses are upgraded to the JSTOR Archival Journals and Primary Sources Collection, also referred to as the JSTOR Full Access collection. All UC campuses except UC San Francisco will participate in this subscription package. This package provi

New update from Shi Deng on California Digital Library: SCP Update – January 2024
01/30/2024

New update from Shi Deng on California Digital Library: SCP Update – January 2024

Highlights on Titles Cataloged for CDL-Managed Electronic Collections in December 2023 ACM Digital Library Complete: 28 Airiti Books (華藝中文電子書) (Local-L DDA): 145 CNPe-Reading (易阅通) (Local-L DDA): 134 EBSCOhost Academic Search Complete: 177 (Journals) EBSCOhost Education Source: 5...

New update from Sherry Lochhaas on California Digital Library: New Japanese Resources
01/25/2024

New update from Sherry Lochhaas on California Digital Library: New Japanese Resources

The UC system has two new collections at J-DAC: Yokomizo Seishi Kyūzō Shiryō 横溝正史旧蔵資料 (Collection of Seishi Yokomizo) Access: https://j-dac.jp/yokomizo/ This database offers online access to the collection of materials in more than 14,000 pieces comprising manuscripts, drafts, wri...

New update from Sherry Lochhaas on California Digital Library: Resource Change: World Scholar Latin America and the Cari...
01/19/2024

New update from Sherry Lochhaas on California Digital Library: Resource Change: World Scholar Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2023, World Scholar Latin America and the Caribbean (via Gale) changed its name to Archives of Latin American and Caribbean History, Sixteenth to Twentieth Century. CDL owns the historical archive version of this product, with access for all 10 campuses. Gale no longer offers subscriptions t

New update from Amanda Karby on California Digital Library: New Open Access Book from eScholarship Publishing: The Art o...
01/17/2024

New update from Amanda Karby on California Digital Library: New Open Access Book from eScholarship Publishing: The Art of Diversity by Susan Carlson

New Open Access Book from eScholarship Publishing: THE ART OF DIVERSITY by Susan Carlson

01/17/2024

The final UC Libraries HathiTrust Newsletter of 2023 is now posted: The December newsletter features articles on UC’s 90,000 theses and dissertations in HathiTrust, Dear Zephir’s insights into how records are clustered in HathiTrust search, and an introduction to HathiTrust’s new Help Center. ...

New Update from Barbara Cormack on California Digital Library: A Tribute to Our Friend and Colleague, Claudia Conrad
01/12/2024

New Update from Barbara Cormack on California Digital Library: A Tribute to Our Friend and Colleague, Claudia Conrad

At the end of December, CDL lost a beloved and respected colleague, Claudia Conrad. Claudia joined CDL in 2018 as the Discovery and Delivery (D2D) team’s Product Manager for Metadata and the Zephir service, which supplies metadata to the HathiTrust Digital Library. Her CDL employment began on an a...

New Update on California Digital Library: Anna Striker appointed as CDL’s Systemwide Library Planning Senior Analyst
01/11/2024

New Update on California Digital Library: Anna Striker appointed as CDL’s Systemwide Library Planning Senior Analyst

I am thrilled to announce that Anna Striker has been appointed as CDL’s Systemwide Library Planning Senior Analyst, with a planned start date of February 05. The Systemwide Library Planning (SLP) program resides within CDL and provides collaborative leadership and analytic support for the diverse ...

New update on California Digital Library: A fond farewell to Lena Zentall
12/21/2023

New update on California Digital Library: A fond farewell to Lena Zentall

Please join the California Digital Library (CDL) in celebrating the incredible 22-year career of our much admired colleague, Lena Zentall, who will retire from the University on January 3, 2024. Lena joined the CDL in 2002 and has worked in various programs and roles during her tenure. Her impact

New update from Lena Zentall on California Digital Library: Investigating a better UC ebook reading experience: Phase 1 ...
12/20/2023

New update from Lena Zentall on California Digital Library: Investigating a better UC ebook reading experience: Phase 1 report

The UC Palace Project Team completed their phase 1 investigation of the Palace ebook reading platform in summer 2023 and submitted a report to the Direction and Oversight Committee (DOC) in fall 2023. DOC endorsed the report recommendations at their December 5, 2023 meeting. The project team was ch

New update from Anna Striker on California Digital Library: Upcoming Shared Print Events
12/19/2023

New update from Anna Striker on California Digital Library: Upcoming Shared Print Events

Shared Print Actions: Terminology follow up discussions The Shared Print Metadata Guidelines (SPMG) working group hosted a public webinar on November 7 to formally introduce the draft terminology as well as plans for approving it across the shared print community. Webinar recording:

New update from Anna Striker on California Digital Library: WEST Cycles 14 & 15 Unarchived Holdings Ingest is Complete!
12/19/2023

New update from Anna Striker on California Digital Library: WEST Cycles 14 & 15 Unarchived Holdings Ingest is Complete!

In September WEST distributed a call to members to submit files of their unarchived print journal and serial holdings to seed the Cycles 14 & 15 collections analysis. Members’ files have been received and ingested in AGUA, completing the first major step in the analysis. WEST received files for

New update from Anna Striker on California Digital Library: Shared Print Publication: A Model to Determine Optimal Numbe...
12/19/2023

New update from Anna Striker on California Digital Library: Shared Print Publication: A Model to Determine Optimal Numbers of Monograph Copies for Preservation in Shared Print Collections

In September, College & Research Libraries published the much-anticipated "A Model to Determine Optimal Numbers of Monograph Copies for Preservation in Shared Print Collections." This paper is the culmination of work in the Partnership for Shared Book Collections into risk and determining the op

New update from Renata Ewing on California Digital Library: UC Libraries HathiTrust Newsletter for December 2023 Now Pos...
12/11/2023

New update from Renata Ewing on California Digital Library: UC Libraries HathiTrust Newsletter for December 2023 Now Posted

The final UC Libraries HathiTrust Newsletter of 2023 is now posted: The December newsletter features articles on UC’s 90,000 theses and dissertations in HathiTrust, Dear Zephir’s insights into how records are clustered in HathiTrust search, and an introduction to HathiTrust’s new Help Center. ...

New update from John Chodacki on California Digital Library: Farewell to Maria Gould
12/11/2023

New update from John Chodacki on California Digital Library: Farewell to Maria Gould

California Digital Library (CDL) announces that, effective January 16, 2024, Maria Gould will be embarking on a new journey as Director of Product at DataCite. We're thrilled for her and wish her nothing but success in this exciting opportunity! Maria joined CDL and the UC3 team in November 2018 an

New update from Anna Striker on California Digital Library: Update on Merging the Rosemont Shared Print Alliance and the...
12/07/2023

New update from Anna Striker on California Digital Library: Update on Merging the Rosemont Shared Print Alliance and the Partnership for Shared Book Collections

In the spring of 2023, the Rosemont and Partnership Executive Committees endorsed a recommendation to merge the business and operations of the two federations to create a single organization to coordinate further development of shared print collection management and information sharing in the United

New update from Eric Lopatin on California Digital Library: Merritt Digital Preservation Repository – November 2023
11/30/2023

New update from Eric Lopatin on California Digital Library: Merritt Digital Preservation Repository – November 2023

Merritt is a digital preservation repository from the University of California Curation Center (UC3) that enables the UC community to manage, archive, and share its valuable digital content. Welcome to the Merritt service update for November 2023 New Content and Collections Upcoming UCSF Library

11/30/2023

Highlights on Titles Cataloged for CDL-Managed Electronic Collections in October 2023 Airiti Books (華藝中文電子書) (Local-L DDA): 575 CNPe-Reading (易阅通) (Local-L DDA): 232 IEEE Electronic Library (IEL) Conference Proceedings: 52 JSTOR Books DDA: 272 Oxford Scholarship Online 2023 Front...

11/30/2023

We are delighted to share that Maria Praetzellis has been appointed the new Associate Director of the University of Curation Center (UC3) program at the California Digital Library (CDL). Maria's Journey within CDL Maria has been an integral part of UC3, showcasing her product management and leader

New update from Shi Deng on California Digital Library: SCP Update – November 2023
11/27/2023

New update from Shi Deng on California Digital Library: SCP Update – November 2023

Highlights on Titles Cataloged for CDL-Managed Electronic Collections in October 2023 Airiti Books (華藝中文電子書) (Local-L DDA): 575 CNPe-Reading (易阅通) (Local-L DDA): 232 IEEE Electronic Library (IEL) Conference Proceedings: 52 JSTOR Books DDA: 272 Oxford Scholarship Online 2023 Front...

New update from John Chodacki on California Digital Library: Maria Praetzellis Appointed to UC3 Associate Director Posit...
11/17/2023

New update from John Chodacki on California Digital Library: Maria Praetzellis Appointed to UC3 Associate Director Position

We are delighted to share that Maria Praetzellis has been appointed the new Associate Director of the University of Curation Center (UC3) program at the California Digital Library (CDL). Maria's Journey within CDL Maria has been an integral part of UC3, showcasing her product management and leader

New update from Anna Striker on California Digital Library: The Future of Shared Print Metadata: Towards a New Shared Pr...
11/09/2023

New update from Anna Striker on California Digital Library: The Future of Shared Print Metadata: Towards a New Shared Print Actions: Terminology

The shared print community has long relied on the OCLC Shared Print Metadata Guidelines to disclose retention commitments and physical validation activities in local and national systems which is based on Preservation & Digitization Actions: Terminology for MARC 21 Field 583 (PDA). As shared pri

11/09/2023

The shared print community has long relied on the OCLC Shared Print Metadata Guidelines to disclose retention commitments and physical validation activities in local and national systems which is based on Preservation & Digitization Actions: Terminology for MARC 21 Field 583 (PDA). As shared pri

11/02/2023

Merritt is a digital preservation repository from the University of California Curation Center (UC3) that enables the UC community to manage, archive, and share its valuable digital content. Welcome to the Merritt service update for October 2023 New Content and Collections UC Berkeley School of

11/02/2023

Highlights on Titles Cataloged for CDL-Managed Electronic Collections in September 2023 Airiti Books (華藝中文電子書) (Local-L DDA): 575 CNPe-Reading (易阅通) (Local-L DDA): 232 IEEE Electronic Library (IEL) Conference Proceedings: 52 JSTOR Books DDA: 272 Oxford Scholarship Online 2023 Fro...

New update from Eric Lopatin on California Digital Library: Merritt Digital Preservation Repository – October 2023
10/30/2023

New update from Eric Lopatin on California Digital Library: Merritt Digital Preservation Repository – October 2023

Merritt is a digital preservation repository from the University of California Curation Center (UC3) that enables the UC community to manage, archive, and share its valuable digital content. Welcome to the Merritt service update for October 2023 New Content and Collections UC Berkeley School of

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