CDLINFO News: Authored by Lena Zentall

One Small Step for Metadata Management in HathiTrust

June 28, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In November 2010, a small team at the California Digital Library set to work on this ambitious goal: “By 2012, the California Digital Library will build a major component of … More

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CDL Opens HathiTrust SFX Target to the broader SFX community

June 1, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

CDL’s Discovery & Delivery group is sharing a way to link to HathiTrust digital resources with other institutions using SFX (the software we use for UC-eLinks). These institutions will have … More

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Change in the way UC-eLinks displays articles with an embargo or moving wall

May 24, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

More full text links are now displaying in UC-eLinks due to a change in the way SFX (the software underlying UC-eLinks) handles embargoes and moving walls. This change means UC-eLinks … More

Second position for Principal Metadata Analyst at CDL

April 6, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Job Opportunity at the California Digital Library (CDL): Be part of a metadata team shaping the future of discovery & delivery. Position: Principal Metadata Analyst (2 positions: 1 filled, 1 … More

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UC-eLinks upgrades to SFX version 4

March 31, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

UC-eLinks was upgraded to Ex Libris’ SFX version 4 software on March 31, 2011. This upgrade focused on the back-end admin module, so end-users will not see any visible change. … More

UC-eLinks “Logon to your campus proxy or VPN” alert is helping users

January 24, 2011  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

A new feature implemented by the UC-eLinks team in July 2010 is making a huge difference — it’s a special UC-eLinks’ alert that tells users to logon to their campus … More

Principal Metadata Analyst Position Closes 1/14/11

January 11, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl  |  Author: 

Shape the future of discovery & delivery. Discovery & Delivery: Job Opportunity Position: Principal Metadata Analyst About you You are an experienced metadata analyst. You have the ability … More

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Launch Your Project With A Brief Energizing Goal

November 10, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Have you ever worked on a project team and found you weren’t really sure what the goal of the project was? Leslie and I recently attended a University of California … More

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Meeting Notes: Better Results with Half the Work

October 20, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Is it your turn to take notes at an upcoming meeting? Give yourself and everyone else a break with a simple, cut-to-the chase method: record only what’s essential and ignore the … More

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Three Ways The Public Library Can Change Your Life

October 6, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Sometimes the simplest and most obvious things in life elude us.  With a degree in library and information science, I should be the first one to realize the virtues of … More

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