CDLINFO News: February, 2002

Library Staff News

February 28, 2002  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

The Melvyl-T team has a new member.  David Sidlo is a computer consultant with extensive experience in systems development and programming.  He joins us to design and implement a test … More

GPO Gate Ceasing Production

February 28, 2002  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

GPO Gate Ceasing Production This is to inform users of GPO Gate that the University of California’s California Digital Library and the University of California, San Diego will cease … More

SciFinder® Scholar Update: New Client and Historic Content Back to 1907 (Marion Peters, UCLA)

February 28, 2002  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

SciFinder® Scholar 2001, released this Fall by CAS, is available for downloading from UCLA’s Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Web site <http://dirac.chem.ucla.edu/scifind>.  UC students, faculty, and staff need to install … More

CDL Database Transitions

February 28, 2002  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

a. UC-eLinks: Permeating the Databases UC users of CDL databases will begin to see UC-eLinks increasingly as it appears on the transitioning databases.   UC-eLinks, based on … More

CDL Database Transitions

February 14, 2002  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

a. Melvyl-T Catalog Unveiling Rescheduled For Fall 2002 There is a change in schedule for the debut of the new Melvyl-T catalog.  The new schedule is necessary because quality … More

Library Staff News

February 14, 2002  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

a. Jon Solomon Joins Melvyl-T Team Jon Solomon is the newest addition to the Melvyl-T User Interface team.  Jon, head of technical processing at the UCB Business Library, will … More

New Status of Services Page

February 14, 2002  |  Category:  Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL has recently implemented a set of “status of services” pages that informs library staff of downtime, outages and related information for both CDL systems and for vendor … More

Daniel Greenstein to become CDL University Librarian

February 14, 2002  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

We are extremely pleased to announce that Daniel Greenstein has accepted the position of University Librarian and Executive Director of the California Digital Library.  He is expected to assume his … More

Instruction Workshops Report

February 14, 2002  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

About 160 UC librarians brainstormed, reflected, and learned to insert active learning into library classes over four days in January and February.  The instructional workshops were led by Debra Gilchrist, … More

Request Update

February 14, 2002  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC’s long awaited Consortial Borrowing System (CBS), which uses Virtual Document Exchange (VDX) software from Fretwell-Downing, to combine workflows for filling interlibrary loan requests, provide patrons with new features such … More