CDLINFO News: December, 1998

Evolution of the CDL Directory of Collections and Services

December 21, 1998  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL has received a number of questions over the past few weeks about the process used in developing the CDL Directory of Collections and Services.  We hope that this … More

Shared Collections Survey by Alan Ritch, UCSC

December 21, 1998  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL Joint Steering Committee on Shared Collections (JSC) met on December 8 to review the results of the digital collection development survey distributed during the summer and fall to … More

OCLC’s WorldCat is Available

December 21, 1998  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

WorldCat is OCLC’s Online Union Catalog, and contains over 32 million records in all disciplines from approximately 12,000 libraries worldwide.  Citations for books, journals, manuscripts, maps, music scores, sound recordings, … More

Changed Looks for the Melvyl Catalog and A&I Databases

December 21, 1998  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The graphics currently used for the Melvyl Catalog, California Periodicals Database, and the CDL-hosted abstracting and indexing databases will be updated in January to fit into the new CDL … More

CDL Opens January 20, 1999 — Features Directory, Update, and Request

December 21, 1998  |  Category:  Newsletter  |  Author: 

Several important new tools for discovery and access will be released along with the opening of the CDL Website (http://www.cdlib.org) on January 20th, 1999. The browsable and searchable Directory of … More

WorldCat@OCLC Database Available for Testing through the Web Interface

December 8, 1998  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC’s WorldCat Database is now available for testing at http://merlin.ucop.edu/meltst.  WorldCat (@OCLC) is the database choice at the bottom of the list. Comments on the test version of the WCAT … More

RLIN Database in Production in the Web Interface

December 8, 1998  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Research Library Group’s RLIN Bibliographic Database is in production at: http://www.melvyl.ucop.edu/. The RLIN Bibliographic database retrieves citations for books, serials, archives, manuscripts, maps, music scores, sound recordings, films, photographs, … More

Pre-release Web Site Available for Review

December 8, 1998  |  Category:  Newsletter  |  Author: 

Once again, we would like to remind UC Library staff and others to use the pre-release of the CDL Web site and to send us comments and suggestions.  The pre-release … More

CDL Request (also known as PIR) Begins Staff Testing

December 8, 1998  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Beginning this week and continuing throughout the month, ILL staff and others at all campuses will begin testing “CDL Request,” known during development as patron initiated requesting (PIR).  The test … More

CDL Education Working Group Appointed

December 8, 1998  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL is pleased to announce the membership of its Education Working Group (EWG).  The Systemwide Operations and Planning Group, Heads of Public Services, and others groups helped CDL identify … More