CDLINFO News: Authored by Lena Zentall

UC-eLinks user interface simplified: Go button is going, going, gone

June 24, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

CDL made a modification to the UC-eLinks menu window and the direct linking banner that affects the user interface but does not change any functionality. Under the hood, we switched … More

What’s happening with WorldCat Local, FirstSearch & WorldCat Discovery?

June 4, 2015  |  Category:  Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery beta launched in April 30, 2014 and is currently slated to conclude at the end of July 2015. WorldCat Discovery merges WorldCat Local and FirstSearch on a … More

CDL Job Opening for Metadata Product Manager

March 18, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

You are an experienced metadata analyst and product manager. You have the ability to understand how metadata is mapped and transformed as it travels between discovery, delivery and decision support … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Tell Us What You Think

December 3, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

What’s happening with the WorldCat Discovery Beta? The WorldCat Discovery Services beta launched in April 30, 2014 and is currently slated to conclude in April 2015. WorldCat Discovery merges … More

Update: WorldCat Discovery Services Beta Timeline for Melvyl and FirstSearch

April 8, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

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

UC-eLinks moved successfully to the Ex Libris Cloud

June 20, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

Early in the morning on Thursday June 20, UC-eLinks went live on the Ex Libris Cloud.  This means CDL is no longer hosting the SFX software that runs UC-eLinks.  UC … More

DOI and PMID added to UC-eLinks Citation Linker

April 10, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

Your patience has been rewarded! By popular demand, the UC-eLinks team has added two new search fields to the end user Citation Linker forms: DOI – Digital Object Identifier … More

Accessibility Improvements to UC-eLinks

April 8, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

In 2012, University of California hired an accessibility consultant Jim Thatcher to review ten websites at each campus including the UC libraries’ websites, and to write a report for each campus.  UC … More

UC-eLinks is moving to the Ex Libris Cloud

April 3, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

After more than a decade of hosting the Ex Libris SFX software that runs UC-eLinks, the CDL is joining a growing number of SFX customers by moving UC-eLinks hosting from … More

WorldCat Local Knowledgebase for Melvyl? Not quite yet.

January 31, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

In fall 2012, members of the CDL WorldCat Local Operations Team completed a preliminary investigation of the WorldCat Local Knowledgebase (WCL KB). The result of the analysis was a decision … More