CDLINFO News: Discovery & Delivery

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

WorldCat Discovery beta: APA, MLA and Chicago citations added

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

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on July 23, 2015 included the following new features, enhancements and bug fixes. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/. … 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

New Google Scholar Button makes research easier

July 20, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

Google Scholar recently released a new browser plug-in (for Chrome, Firefox and Safari) that adds a Scholar button to your browser toolbar for easy access to Google Scholar from ANY … More

HathiTrust Mobile – With You Wherever You Go

July 20, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Did you know that HathiTrust Mobile is a digital library that’s small enough to carry wherever you go? It’s a simplified version of the HathiTrust Digital Library optimized for mobile devices. … More

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WorldCat Discovery beta: Improved display for facets

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

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on June 11, 2015 included the following new features & enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/. (Note that … More

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

Jing Jiang joins D2D

June 9, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL welcomes Jing Jiang, the newest application developer on the Discovery & Delivery (D2D) team. She comes to us by way of IT Infrastructure Services at the UC Davis library, where … 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

Melvyl Central Index Update – Modern Language Open collection temporarily removed

June 1, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Liverpool University Press has sent OCLC the incorrect data for this collection, and OCLC is working with them to correct and reload the data.  In the meantime, OCLC is … More