CDLINFO News: Authored by Lena Zentall

CDL Job Opening for Discovery and Delivery Systems Librarian

August 10, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing,Staff News,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

The Discovery and Delivery Systems Librarian serves as a domain expert in both library and key technical domains, responsible for operating key library services (union catalog, link resolvers) and integrated … More

CDL Job Opening for Technical Team Manager

April 25, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library’s (CDL) Discovery & Delivery team (D2D) seeks a service-oriented, innovative individual with strong management and leadership skills, and technical expertise for the position of Discovery & … More

OCLC announces FirstSearch will continue as a separate service

March 24, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC has decided to keep FirstSearch as a separate product rather than merging it with WorldCat Discovery. The official announcement is shown below. And, OCLC’s Executive Director of End-User Services, Mike Showalter … More

Melvyl transition to WorldCat Discovery is delayed

March 21, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Melvyl will not transition from WorldCat Local (WCL) to WorldCat Discovery (WCD) this summer. While OCLC has made significant progress, WorldCat Discovery is not yet functionally complete for Melvyl. The earliest … More

CDL Job Opening for Discovery and Delivery Systems Analyst

February 29, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing,Staff News,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

Reporting to the Discovery & Delivery Technical Team Manager, the Discovery and Delivery Systems Analyst serves as a domain expert in both library and key technical domains, maintaining community connections … More

New mobile version of UC-eLinks

January 12, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

As of January 12, 2016, you will see a mobile-optimized version of UC-eLinks when you are on most mobile devices. Thank you to the campus UC-eLinks Liaisons and the the … More

Melvyl’s Central Index is expanding

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

CDL will now activate CDL-managed Tier 2 databases in Melvyl’s Central Index. This was the recommendation of the Melvyl Configuration and Electronic Resources Project Team, and the Council of University … More

Caitlin Nelson joins D2D

August 12, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

On Monday, August 10th, CDL’s Discovery to Delivery (D2D) team welcomed Caitlin Nelson as the Discovery & Delivery Services Product Manager. Caitlin will be product manager for Request and eventually Melvyl, … More

Feedback links removed from WorldCat Local

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

As of July 23, 2015, OCLC has removed feedback links from the WorldCat Local and WorldCat.org user interfaces as part of an OCLC technical infrastructure project. You should now report … More

Melvyl & FirstSearch transition to WorldCat Discovery delayed

July 20, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL has confirmed with OCLC that development work we are awaiting will not be done this summer. WorldCat Discovery is not yet at functional parity with WorldCat Local Melvyl, so … More