CDLINFO News: Authored by Ellen Meltzer

HathiTrust A Gold Mine for Researchers

March 6, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Heist from the San Francisco Mint?  An inside job?  Whatever the solution to this mystery, a crafty researcher used the HathiTrust Digital Library to try to track down the answer.  … More

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Melvyl Enhancements – February 2014: Data from MARC fields/subfields added to display

February 20, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in one enhancement to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on February 13, 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

WorldCat Discovery Services –Coming When?

January 30, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC has announced that their WorldCat® Discovery Services, a new suite of cloud-based applications, will be bringing the FirstSearch® and WorldCat® Local (WCL) services together.  They have also announced that … More

Melvyl Enhancements – January 2014: Data from MARC fields/subfields added to display

January 29, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in one enhancement to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on January 13, 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

Ethnomusicology Archive Records Added to Melvyl

January 23, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Working with UCLA Library and CDL staff, OCLC added a second UCLA Library with a separate ILS, the Ethnomusicology Archive, to Melvyl as of January 22, 2014.  The first added … More

HathiTrust – December 2013 Update

January 13, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HathiTrust highlights for the month of December include the following: An update on the Executive Director Search Approval of HathiTrust’s 2014 budget and fees An arrangement to preserve and … More

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Licensed Resource Transition: Access Medicine

January 8, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Access Medicine (Tier 2 with UCB, UCD, UCI, UCLA, UCR, UCSD, and UCSF participating; on the McGraw-Hill Platform) http://uclibs.org/PID/36842 Access Medicine has moved to a new web platform with a … More

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Melvyl Central Index Update – Changes for 2014

January 8, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

It’s January 2014, and time for the biannual addition of new databases released by OCLC to Melvyl’s Central Index.  As of this January, we are making a minor change to … More

Licensed Resource Transitions: Art Source; Education Source; Lion

December 16, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Art Source (All campuses; on the EBSCOHost platform) http://uclibs.org/PID/33002 Art Source was developed from a merger of several EBSCO and H.W. Wilson art and architecture databases, with additional full-text journals … More

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Licensed Resource Change: Science of Synthesis 4.0 Platform Now Available

December 16, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Thieme has announced the availability of the new Science of Synthesis (SoS) 4.0 platform.   Access will be provided to both the new (SoS 4.0) and old (SoS 3.10) platforms through … More

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