Library Seminar
Digital Curation of the Henry O. Nightingale Diaries
Best Practices in Data Management and the Research Life Cycle Seminar
Learn more about data management best practices and resources.
Springer Announces New Open Access Journal
A new multidisciplinary science journal is now available for open access articles.
Springer Open Access Pilot Ends
Effective March 1, 2011, UC authored articles accepted for publication in Springer journals are no longer open access.
Scopus Trial Period Ending 12/31/2010
UC Libraries will not purchase Scopus in 2011.
Free Textbooks
Use Springer e-books, as well as other online information resources, to provide your students with textbooks they can use at no cost to themselves.
Faculty Session: Journal and Article Level Metrics
Information on journal and article metrics including a discussion of their usefulness and shortcomings.
CDL Letter to Vendors - Economic Challenges Face UC Libraries
California Digital Libraries and the UC Collection Development Committee, with endorsement from University Librarians, have jointly drafted an Open Letter to Licensed Content Vendors to advise content vendors with whom we conduct business of the serious economic challenges facing the University of California Libraries.
UC Libraries and Springer Pilot Agreement for Open Access Journal Publishing
This ground-breaking agreement enables UC-authored articles accepted for publication in most of the 2000+ Springer journals to be published through Springer Open Choice, allowing full and immediate access to all readers. These articles will also be fully accessible through UC’s eScholarship publishing platform. UC authors pay no additional publication fees to support this open access model.
Open-Access Publishing Fees Waived for UC Faculty
The University of California Libraries and Springer Science+Business Media (Springer) have concluded a ground-breaking experimental agreement to support open-access publishing by UC authors. The arrangement is part of the journals license negotiated by the California Digital Library on behalf of the ten campuses of the University of California.

Perpetual Access to 20,000 Springer eBooks
The UC campuses have recently obtained perpetual access to nearly every* Springer ebook published in English and German from 2005 to 2009, including Landolt-Bornstein, the largest compilation of data in physics and chemistry.

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The UC Merced Library now has its own Facebook page.
Library Building Honored for Sustainability
UC Merced’s Kolligian Library was honored at the annual UC/CSU/CCC Sustainability Conference held from July 31-August 3, 2008 at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
Next-Generation Melvyl Project Summary
UC Libraries Collaborate with OCLC on Pilot of Melvyl Catalog Replacement
Next-Generation Melvyl Pilot News
Have you ever used the Melvyl Catalog, the online catalog of books, journals, and other materials held by the ten UC libraries? Now an online catalog even bigger and better than Melvyl is under development: Next-Generation Melvyl.

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