CDLINFO News: Authored by Lena Zentall

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


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


CDL Shares HathiTrust SFX Target

September 30, 2010  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

CDL is sharing a way to link to HathiTrust digital resources using SFX with the broader HathiTrust partner community. CDL’s Discovery & Delivery group introduced linking to HathiTrust books using … More

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How To Deliver Good and Bad News To Your Manager

September 22, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Does your heart race thinking about delivering important news to your manager? Sometimes we strike the right balance of tone, timing, preparation, and approach and we get rewarded with a … More

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More Visuals: Picture Your Strategic Plan

September 8, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Your team has a strategic plan. Now how do you make sure it’s front of mind (and easy to comprehend) for the people implementing it? Creating a one-page infographic chart … More

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How to Develop Your Career without Breaking the Bank

August 25, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Building your career means continually learning new skills and enhancing the ones you already have. It’s an investment of your time and energy. In tough economic times you may not … More

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Talking with Strangers: 3 Tips on Making the Most of Your Conversations

August 11, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

“In a single week, we may meet more people than our medieval ancestors did in their entire lives. Yet in contemporary American culture, we have little or no training for … More

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