CDLINFO News: Authored by Ellen Meltzer

Melvyl Changes – Hold Your Horses!

June 19, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The long-awaited ability to see MARC records is coming June 26, 2014 to WorldCat Discovery—the merger of FirstSearch WorldCat and WorldCat Local (aka Melvyl) — in what is called staff … More

Working with Resource Vendors on Web Accessibility

June 3, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC Berkeley Web Accessibility Evangelist and chair of UC’s Electronic Accessibility Leadership Team (EALT), Lucy Greco serves on a working group to improve the accessibility of Elsevier’s products.   Elsevier ScienceDirect … More

Data Management Planning Tool More Responsive to Researchers’ Needs

June 3, 2014  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter,Press Releases,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The University of California and several partners have released a new version of a free tool that helps researchers and their institutions create effective data management plans required by the … More

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New Licensed Resource: TAIR

May 22, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

TAIR http://uclibs.org/PID/262407 Nine UC Campuses (all except UCSF) entered a Tier 2 agreement to become among the first institutional subscribers to The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR). Arabidopsis thaliana is … More

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UC Special Collections Highlighted

In a news article on the University of California website, UC archival collections are highlighted across the campuses. States the article, “While there’s no other band like the Grateful Dead, … More

UCSF Mt. Zion Library Records Now in Melvyl

May 15, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Mt. Zion Library records now appear in Melvyl as part of the UC San Francisco Library collection (Level 1) for UCSF. Mt. Zion is an affiliated UCSF library located off-campus. … More

Melvyl Enhancements – April 2014

April 28, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in three enhancements to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on April 24, 2014, described below. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/. (Note that many … More

DPLA Welcomes CDL and UC Libraries Participation: Content Hub Launch

Today, April 17, 2014, the Digital Public Library of America welcomed the California Digital Library, in collaboration with the ten-campus University of California (UC) Libraries system, as a DPLA Content … More

CDL Notice Regarding US-CERT CVE-2014-0160, “Heartbleed Bug” OpenSSL Vulnerability

April 11, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

By Kurt Ewoldsen, Manager, CDL Information & Applications Support On April 8, the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) announced a serious vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160, aka the “Heartbleed Bug”) in OpenSSL, … More

UC3 Co-Sponsors International Digital Curation Conference in San Francisco

March 10, 2014  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

The 9th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC14), held in San Francisco February 24-26, 2014, was organized by the Digital Curation Centre UK in partnership with the University of California Curation … More