CDLINFO News: Melvyl

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

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