CDLINFO News: Authored by Lena Zentall

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

UC-eLinks now offers direct linking for articles in Melvyl

August 22, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

UC-eLinks now offers direct linking for articles in Melvyl when UC has licensed the electronic edition of the journal.  In some cases you will see the UC-eLinks menu header in … More

CDL job opening for programmer

August 6, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Shape the future of library systems.   Position: Programmer Analyst III (3-year full-time position) About you You are a versatile and innovative programmer who thrives on building new systems to … More

Followup on Peer Review Indication in UC-eLinks

July 24, 2012  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

The UC-eLinks team received this question from a librarian about the recently-published article on Peer Review Indication in UC-eLinks. Question: Because journals aren’t peer reviewed (articles are), how do you … More

New Peer Review Indication in UC-eLinks

June 20, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

Within the next two weeks, UC-eLinks users will see a new icon in your campus’ UC-eLinks A-Z ejournal list to indicate peer reviewed journals. The icon looks like a document with … More