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UCLAS Webinar Series: Recent recordings now available!

​The UC Libraries Advisory Structure’s UCLAS Webinar Series provides an opportunity to learn more about systemwide initiatives and projects. UCLAS Coordinating Committee works in collaboration with the LAUC Executive Board to identify topics and speakers. Learn more.

1. UC Libraries Digital Collection (UCLDC): April 10, 2015

ucldcEach of the UC Libraries is creating and maintaining an impressive array of significant digital collections. The UC Libraries Digital Collection project (UCLDC) is a systemwide initiative to build a technical platform that will provide the libraries with more options for managing, aggregating, and sharing those collections.

Sherri Berger from the CDL provided an overview of the platform and what you can expect to see when it launches this summer.

Learn more about UCLDC
Available here: Recording

2. HathiTrust presentation: May 12, 2015

hathitrustThe UC Libraries have digitized over 3.6 million volumes that constitute over 27% of the HathiTrust Digital Library. UC Libraries and CDL contribute at all levels in HathiTrust governance and operations. Given our collective investment in HathiTrust, how can we get the most out of this collaborative resource and its many services?

Heather Christenson from the CDL provided overview of HathiTrust services, how libraries and our scholars can use HathiTrust, and some of the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Learn more about HathiTrust and UC Mass Digitization Activities.
Available here: Recording and PPT slides


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UCLAS Webinar Available: UC Libraries Systemwide Plan & Priorities

The UCLAS Webinar held on October 30th, UC Libraries Systemwide Plan & Priorities, is now available online. UC Campus Map

University Librarians Lorelei Tanji (UCI) and Ginny Steel (UCLA) discuss the Systemwide Plans & Priorities for FY 2014-15 as well as on-going systemwide priorities through 2018. The 60 minute recording includes the slide deck, participant questions and answers, and the original audio in its entirety.

More than 100 employees across UC Libraries and the California Digital Library tuned into the webinar.  Thanks to the presenters and participants for an informative and interesting discussion of UC Libraries priorities.


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UC Libraries Advisory Structure Webinar Series Launches

New UCLAS Webinars to launch on October 30, 2014. These webinars provide an opportunity for UC libraries employees to learn more about systemwide initiatives and projects in a forum where attendees can ask questions and engage with the presenters.

Mark your calendar for the first webinar!

UC Libraries Systemwide Plan & Priorities

Presenters:                                            Webinar 2

Lorelei Tanji, CoUL Chair and UCI University Librarian

Ginny Steel, UCLA University Librarian

When: October 30, 2-3  pm

Register now:  https://cc.readytalk.com/r/b306u7qwg3rr&eom

What topics will the UCLAS Webinars cover? The first webinar on October 30th provides an overview of the University of California Libraries, Systemwide Plan & Priorities, FY 2014-2018 . Future webinar topics will be drawn from areas of work led by the various UCLAS groups, for example Shared Print, UC Libraries Digital Collection (UCLDC), Collaborative Digitization, or UC Open Access Policy.

Who can attend? The webinars are open to all UC librarians and library staff.  They will be recorded and posted online afterwards, if you are unable to attend the live session.

How often will they be held? In this inaugural year, we will host 1-2 webinars quarterly.

How will topics be chosen? The UCLAS Coordinating  Committee will collaborate with the Chairs of the UCLAS groups and the LAUC Executive Board to identify webinar topics and speakers. Suggestions can also be submitted by anyone directly to the Coordinating Committee via email at ccc-l@listserv.ucop.edu .

UCLAS Webinar Series Homepage: http://libraries.universityofcalifornia.edu/cc/projects-groups/uclas-webinar-series