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Common Knowledge Group Call for Members : UC Shared Visual Resources

This memo serves as call for members interested in a new UC Shared Visual Resources Common Knowledge Group (CKG).

Membership is open to all levels of staff interested in and responsible for building shared visual resource collections.  The Common Knowledge Group Charter containing more detail, and general information about CKGs, is available online at:http://libraries.universityofcalifornia.edu/ckg

Last updated: May 6, 2014

The University of California awards contract to Symplectic for the implementation of a publication harvesting system to support UC’s Open Access Policy

The California Digital Library (CDL), in conjunction with University of California campus partners, has chosen Symplectic as the vendor to implement a publication harvesting system in support of the UC Open Access Policy, passed by the Academic Senate in July 2013. 

Last updated: March 3, 2014

NGTS POT7 LT2 Report: Responding to the Changing Collection Development & Management Landscape in UC Libraries

One of the outstanding NGTS items assigned to the UC Libraries Advisory Structure’s Strategic Action Group 3: Collection Building & Management (SAG3), was the final report from POT 7 LT2, “Responding to the Changing Collection Development and Management Landscape in the UC Libraries: The Role of the Collections Librarian”

Last updated: May 6, 2014

Common Knowledge Groups Call for Members

This memo serves as call for members interested in two new Common Knowledge Groups (CKGs):

·  Reference CKG

·  Scholarly Publishing Group CKG

Membership is open to all levels of staff interested in and responsible for reference services and/or scholarly publishing. Their Common Knowledge Group Charters containing more detail, and general information about CKGs, are available online at: http://libraries.universityofcalifornia.edu/ckg

Last updated: May 6, 2014

Call for Members: Cataloging & Metadata Common Knowledge Group

This memo serves as call for members interested in the Cataloging and Metadata Common Knowledge Group (CKG).  Membership is open to all levels of staff interested in and responsible for cataloging and metadata services.

Last updated: May 6, 2014

Call for Interlibrary Lending CKG Members

This memo serves as call for members interested in the Interlibrary Lending Common Knowledge Group (CKG).  Membership is open to all levels of staff interested in interlibrary lending services.

Last updated: May 6, 2014

Call for UC Born Digital Planning Group Common Knowledge Group (CKG)

This memo serves as call for members interested in the UC Born Digital Planning Group (UCBDPG) Common Knowledge Group (CKG).  Membership is open to all levels of staff interested in and responsible for digital materials and services.

Last updated: May 6, 2014

UC Libraries Advisory Structure Report

The UC Libraries Advisory Structure (UCLAS) Coordinating Committee (CC) and Strategic Action Groups (SAGs) are pleased to be able to provide an inaugural report designed to update our colleagues throughout the UC Libraries on noteworthy activities and developments within the advisory structure.  

 

Last updated: May 6, 2014

Introducing Zephir, HathiTrust’s New Metadata Management System

The California Digital Library (CDL), in collaboration with staff from the University of Michigan, has developed and implemented a new bibliographic metadata management system, Zephir, for the HathiTrust Digital Library. HathiTrust is a large-scale collaborative repository of digital content from research libraries including content digitized via the Google Books project and Internet Archive digitization initiatives, and content digitized locally by libraries.  The University of California is a founding partner in HathiTrust.

Last updated: November 7, 2013

UC Open Access Policy implementation is live!

The Academic Senate of the University of California adopted an Open Access Policy on July 24, 2013, ensuring that future scholarly articles authored by faculty at all 10 UC campuses will be made available to the public at no charge.

Last updated: November 4, 2013

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