CDLINFO News: Authored by Jayne Dickson

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Chinese Databases (Classic Ancient Books & Local Records)

October 14, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Eight campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, and Santa Barbara) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the Database of Chinese Classic … More

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ScienceDirect to discontinue support of Internet Explorer 8

October 9, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Elsevier/ScienceDirect is following Microsoft’s directive to focus support on newer, officially-supported IE browser versions. Microsoft announced in 2014 that, as of January 2016, it would only support the most recent … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Personal Lists; Importing Lists from WorldCat.org

September 25, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on September 25, 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

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Gunsho Ruiju Online

September 9, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Nine campuses (all except UCSF) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to Gunsho Ruiju Online. http://uclibs.org/PID/168427   (B, D, I, LA, M, R, SD, SB and … More

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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