CDLINFO News: Discovery & Delivery

WorldCat Discovery beta: Availability/Location Information on Brief Results

August 27, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on August 21, 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 rescheduled to June 2016

August 27, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC’s latest roadmap for WorldCat Discovery (WCD) development indicates that parity with the existing FirstSearch and WorldCat Local interfaces will not happen until spring 2016.  Additionally, CDL continues to work … More

Mirroring FirstSearch searching in WorldCat Discovery (WCD)

August 13, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As you know, OCLC is rolling out a new discovery interface (WorldCat Discovery) which will merge together the existing OCLC FirstSearch and WorldCat Local (WCL) interfaces onto this new platform. … 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

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