CDLINFO News: December, 2008

Next Generation Melvyl – Changing of the Guard

December 19, 2008  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

With the retirement of Terry Ryan (UCLA) from the Next Generation Melvyl Pilot Implementation Team, a slightly new governance structure is in place for moving the project forward.

New Resource – Journal Citation Reports (JCR)

December 19, 2008  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

New Resource – Journal Citation Reports (JCR)

iTeam launched for Serials Solutions implementation

December 15, 2008  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL has convened an Electronic Resources Management System (ERMS) implementation team (“iTeam”) to lead the effort to move the ERMS into a production service for CDL on the Serials Solutions platform.

Next Generation Melvyl Pilot News: Steps to Pre-Production

December 11, 2008  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The University Librarians have made the decision to move forward with the Next Generation Melvyl Pilot supported by WorldCat Local as a replacement for the current Melvyl Catalog. Pre-production will now begin with an aim of moving toward replacing Melvyl some time in 2009.

Laine Farley Named Executive Director of CDL

December 10, 2008  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

After an extensive search, the University of California has named Laine Farley as Executive Director of the California Digital Library (CDL), effective November 24, 2008.

Craig Thompson joins CDL’s Web Production Team

December 4, 2008  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce that Craig Thompson has accepted the position of Web Producer on the CDL Web Production team.