CDLINFO News: Discovery & Delivery

Melvyl Changes – Hold Your Horses!

June 19, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The long-awaited ability to see MARC records is coming June 26, 2014 to WorldCat Discovery—the merger of FirstSearch WorldCat and WorldCat Local (aka Melvyl) — in what is called staff … More

HathiTrust – May 2014 Update

June 18, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

      Highlights from HathiTrust’s May update: HathiTrust released a statement on the Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Appeal Ruling. The HathiTrust Research Center released a new dataset, … More

UC Libraries Statement on Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Digital Library Appellate Court Ruling

The University of California Libraries join with our HathiTrust colleagues in welcoming the decision by the Second Circuit of the US Court of Appeals that key services of the HathiTrust … More

Melvyl Enhancements – May 2014

May 28, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in two enhancements to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on May 22, 2014, described below. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/. (Note that many … More

Request from eBook records, yes you can

May 27, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

Melvyl includes millions of eBook records, and it is often difficult to find the parallel print record in order to request the item. However, you don’t need to find the … More

UCSF Mt. Zion Library Records Now in Melvyl

May 15, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Mt. Zion Library records now appear in Melvyl as part of the UC San Francisco Library collection (Level 1) for UCSF. Mt. Zion is an affiliated UCSF library located off-campus. … More

WorldCat Discovery Services beta is launched

April 30, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On April 30, 2014 OCLC released the WorldCat Discovery Services beta to existing WorldCat Local customers. OCLC has provided campus-specific preview URLs for the WorldCat Discovery Services (Beta) interface. Links … More

Melvyl Enhancements – April 2014

April 28, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in three enhancements to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on April 24, 2014, described below. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/. (Note that many … More

Update: WorldCat Discovery Services Beta Timeline for Melvyl and FirstSearch

April 8, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC has announced WorldCat® Discovery Services, a new suite of cloud-based applications that will be bringing the FirstSearch® and WorldCat® Local (WCL) services together.  They have also announced that WorldCat Discovery Services will … More

Melvyl Enhancements – February 2014: Data from MARC fields/subfields added to display

February 20, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in one enhancement to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on February 13, 2014, described below. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/.   (Note that many … More