CDLINFO News: Melvyl

WorldCat Discovery beta: Easier to print search results & lists

March 16, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on March 12, 2015 included the following new features & enhancements. The running list of release notes can be … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Staff Accounts are now available!

February 17, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Staff User Accounts are here! With a staff user account, you can view MARC records, view the OCLC# on the brief record … More

Melvyl Central Index Update

February 3, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

It’s February 2015, and time for the biannual addition of new databases released by OCLC to Melvyl’s Central Index. Currently, CDL adds databases to the all instances of the Melvyl … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Tell Us What You Think

December 3, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

What’s happening with the WorldCat Discovery Beta? The WorldCat Discovery Services beta launched in April 30, 2014 and is currently slated to conclude in April 2015. WorldCat Discovery merges … More

Melvyl Enhancements: Availability on Brief and Call Numbers in Lists

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

In their latest installation of enhancements, OCLC fixed a bug where call numbers were not appearing in saved lists. In order to take advantage of this fix, it was necessary … More

Melvyl Central Index Update

July 31, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

It’s July 2014, and time for the biannual addition of new databases released by OCLC to Melvyl’s Central Index. Currently, CDL adds databases to the all instances of the … More

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

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