CDLINFO News: Authored by Jayne Dickson

WorldCat Discovery beta: Improved display for facets

June 24, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on June 11, 2015 included the following new features & enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/. (Note that … More

New Licensed Resource – Scientific American Archive (1845-2005), Supplement & Builders Archive Collection

June 23, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to Scientific American Archive (1845-2005) and Scientific American Supplement & Builders Archive Collection; some campuses may have already had access via local subscriptions. http://www.nature.com/scientificamerican/archive/index.html  (All … More

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New Licensed Resource – RILM Retrospective Abstracts of Music Literature

June 9, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

Eight UC campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz) now have access to RILM Retrospective Abstracts of Music Literature RILM; some campuses may have … More

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Melvyl Central Index Update – Modern Language Open collection temporarily removed

June 1, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Liverpool University Press has sent OCLC the incorrect data for this collection, and OCLC is working with them to correct and reload the data.  In the meantime, OCLC is … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Chinese Periodical Full-text Database (1911~1949)

May 26, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Four campuses (Irvine, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and San Diego) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the Chinese Periodical Full-text Database (1911~1949) Series 1-9. I, … More

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WorldCat Discovery beta: Linked Author Names & Subject Facet

May 14, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on May 7, 2015 included the following new features & enhancements. The running list of release notes can be … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Loeb Classical Library

April 21, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Five campuses (Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, and Santa Barbara) are now participating in a Tier 2 license for the digital Loeb Classical Library, which was recently made available online … More

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Melvyl Central Index Update – April 2015

April 15, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Local installation on April 13, 2015 included the following databases which have now been added to all instances of Melvyl’s Central Index. New Databases MIT … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Full text snippets & searching

April 14, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on April 13, 2015 included the following new features & enhancements. The running list of release notes can be … More

Melvyl’s Central Index will be updated more frequently

April 1, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Because OCLC recently simplified the underlying processes, CDL can now update Melvyl’s Central Index monthly rather than twice yearly (in January and July) as was previously the case. New Databases … More