Collection Development Committee (CDC)

Years active: 1998-2013

NOTE: Beginning July 2013, the University of California Libraries launched a revised advisory structure. The groups within the previous structure are no longer active, including this group. See UC Libraries Advisory Structure (UCLAS) for information about the current structure.

Group Description

The Collection Development Committee (CDC) was comprised of one representative from each campus library system appointed by the University Librarian, one representative from the California Digital Library (CDL), one representative from the UC Libraries’ Shared Print Program, and one representative from the Librarians’ Association of the University of California (LAUC).

The CDC was an all-campus group reporting to SOPAG. The CDC Chair was selected by the membership for a two-year term. The CDC:

  • Advised SOPAG on collection development issues.
  • Coordinated systemwide activities relating to collection development with the California Digital Library (CDL) and the Joint Steering Committee on Shared Collections (JSC).
  • Coordinated systemwide activities relating to preservation, special collections, and archives with its subcommittees Preservation Advisory Group (PAG) , Heads of Special Collections (HOSC), and the University of California Archivists Council (UCAC), respectively.
  • Served as a discussion group among the members on collection development issues.
  • Communicated with other all-campus groups, SOPAG, appointed task forces, and other common interest groups on collection development issues.
  • Coordinated UC bibliographer consortial groups.
  • In conjunction with the Directors for Shared Digital and Print Collections, arranged funding for systemwide or multi-campus acquisition of resources as appropriate.

Key Documents

Roster at Time of Disbandment

UC BerkeleyBernie Hurley
Director for Collection Services, Library Technologies, Preservation and the NRLF
University of California, Berkeley
UC DavisGail Yokote
Associate University Librarian for Sciences & Technical Services
University of California, Davis
UC IrvineLorelei Tanji
Assistant University Librarian, Collections
University of California, Irvine
UC Los AngelesSharon Farb (Chair)
Associate University Librarian for Collection Management and Scholarly Communication
University of California, Los Angeles
UC MercedJim Dooley
Head, Collection Services
University of California, Merced
UC RiversideKuei Chiu
Head, Collection Development Department
University of California, Riverside
UC San DiegoMartha Hruska
Associate University Librarian, Collection Services
University of California, San Diego
UC San FranciscoJulia Kochi
Director, Digital Library and Collections
University of California, San Francisco
UC Santa BarbaraJanet Martorana
Head, Collection Development Department
University of California, Santa Barbara
UC Santa CruzRobin L. Chandler
Associate University Librarian, Collections & Library Information Systems
University of California, Santa Cruz
California Digital LibraryIvy Anderson
Director of Collections
California Digital Library
California Digital LibraryPatricia Cruse
Director, Digital Preservation
California Digital Library
LAUC Rep.Michael R. Oppenheim
Collections and Reference Services Librarian
University of California, Los Angeles
Ex OfficioCatherine Mitchell
Director, eScholarship Publishing Program
California Digital Library

Reporting Groups

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CDL-Licensed News Resources Task Force

EBSCO-Gale Database Evaluation Task Force

Elsevier/ACM (Shared Print Collection) Pilot Assessment

Heads of Special Collections (HOSC)

Negotiations with Elsevier/Academic Press Planning Task Group

  • Report to UC Collection Development Committee and the CDL Director of Shared Content (Academic, 10/02/02) [DOC]
  • Report to UC Collection Development Committee and the CDL Director of Shared Content (Elsevier, 1/23/03) [DOC]

Persistence Implementation Task Force

Preservation Advisory Group

Prospective Shared Print Monographs Task Force

RLF De-Duplication Task Force, Phase I

RLF De-Duplication Task Force, Phase II

Scholarly Communication Officers

Shared Monographs Planning Group

Shared Print Journal Collection Working Group

Shared Print Steering Task Force

UC Archivists Council