Collection Development: News & Events

The Collection Development News Archive contains summaries of press releases about prominent news developments. The heading of each item links to the full text of that story.

New Licensed Resources in the Sciences

The California Digital Library licensed six Nature Reviews titles on behalf of system libraries.

Women and Social Movements International, 1840 to present

Through Women and Social Movements, International you can access the writings of women activists, their personal letters and diaries, and the proceedings of conferences at which pivotal decisions were made.

Newly Acquired Gleaner (Kingston, Jamaica) Microfilm

The Black Studies Collection has acquired the most current microfilm of The Gleaner, a long-running newspaper published in Kingston, Jamaica.

UC Becomes Charter Member of Knowledge Unlatched

UC has become a charter member of Knowledge Unlatched (KU), a promising new open access initiative, with an innovative business model for the publication of scholarly books in the social sciences and humanities.

UC Launches Demand Driven Acquisition (DDA) Pilot

The UC libraries have launched a consortial Demand Driven Acquisition (DDA) pilot program for university press books in the humanities and social sciences.

UC Libraries Reach Agreement with Elsevier

The California Digital Library (CDL) recently completed a successful negotiation with Elsevier for a 5-year license to the Science Direct journal package of more than 1,200 titles.

Library Acquires New Nature Titles

The University of California Libraries have licensed three highly requested journals from Nature Publishing: Nature Chemistry, Nature Climate Change, and Nature Communications.