CDLINFO News: Authored by Jayne Dickson

WorldCat Discovery beta: Availability/Location Information on Brief Results

August 27, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on August 21, 2015 included the following new features, enhancements and bug fixes. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/. … More

Melvyl & FirstSearch transition to WorldCat Discovery rescheduled to June 2016

August 27, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC’s latest roadmap for WorldCat Discovery (WCD) development indicates that parity with the existing FirstSearch and WorldCat Local interfaces will not happen until spring 2016.  Additionally, CDL continues to work … More

New Licensed Resource — Business Expert Press Digital Library (2010-2015)

August 25, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to Business Expert Press Digital Library (2010-2015).  Note: Some campuses may have already had access via local subscriptions. http://uclibs.org/PID/276063; all campuses, on the IG … More

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The SNAC pack is back (in print)

August 21, 2015  |  Category:  Access & Publishing,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Now that the first and second phases of the award-winning Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC) research and demonstration project have been completed, Daniel Pitti (University of Virginia, Charlottesville), Ray … More

New Licensed Resource: Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO) — Literature

August 18, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO) — Literature. Note: Some campuses may have already had access via local subscriptions. http://uclibs.org/PID/276064; All campuses, on the Oxford … More

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Mirroring FirstSearch searching in WorldCat Discovery (WCD)

August 13, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As you know, OCLC is rolling out a new discovery interface (WorldCat Discovery) which will merge together the existing OCLC FirstSearch and WorldCat Local (WCL) interfaces onto this new platform. … More

Changing of the guard

August 12, 2015  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

In July, Erika Wilson, CDL Executive Assistant to Laine Farley, became the Communications and Operations Manager at the Authors Alliance (http://www.authorsalliance.org/). “As we continue to grow, it’s important we have … More

Wiley Online Library adds CAPTCHA to prevent systematic article downloads

July 31, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Wiley has implemented CAPTCHA (http://www.captcha.net/) for users downloading more than 25 articles in an active session on the Wiley Online Library. This is in order to prevent systematic downloads of … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Smart Grid Research: Connected Homes

July 31, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Five campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles and San Diego) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the Smart Grid Research: Connected Homes – Impact of Smart … More

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New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – SAE Technical Papers Archive, 1906-1997

July 24, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

Four campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, and Los Angeles) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the SAE Technical Papers Archive, 1906-1997. http://uclibs.org/PID/255206     (B, D, I, and LA; … More

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