CDLINFO News: Melvyl

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

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

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

WorldCat Discovery beta: Linked Author Names & Subject Facet

May 14, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on May 7, 2015 included the following new features & enhancements. The running list of release notes can be … More

Melvyl Central Index Update – April 2015

April 15, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Local installation on April 13, 2015 included the following databases which have now been added to all instances of Melvyl’s Central Index. New Databases MIT … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Full text snippets & searching

April 14, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on April 13, 2015 included the following new features & enhancements. The running list of release notes can be … More

Melvyl’s Central Index will be updated more frequently

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

Because OCLC recently simplified the underlying processes, CDL can now update Melvyl’s Central Index monthly rather than twice yearly (in January and July) as was previously the case. New Databases … More