CDLINFO News: Melvyl

OCLC announces FirstSearch will continue as a separate service

March 24, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC has decided to keep FirstSearch as a separate product rather than merging it with WorldCat Discovery. The official announcement is shown below. And, OCLC’s Executive Director of End-User Services, Mike Showalter … More

Melvyl transition to WorldCat Discovery is delayed

March 21, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Melvyl will not transition from WorldCat Local (WCL) to WorldCat Discovery (WCD) this summer. While OCLC has made significant progress, WorldCat Discovery is not yet functionally complete for Melvyl. The earliest … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Personal lists are more robust

March 11, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on March 10, 2016 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

CDL Job Opening for Discovery and Delivery Systems Analyst

February 29, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing,Staff News,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

Reporting to the Discovery & Delivery Technical Team Manager, the Discovery and Delivery Systems Analyst serves as a domain expert in both library and key technical domains, maintaining community connections … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Call numbers added to emailed records

January 26, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on January 21, 2016 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

WorldCat Discovery beta: Change to how availability information will display in search results

November 25, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on November 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

Tier 2 databases are added to Melvyl’s Central Index

October 19, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As reported in a previous CDLINFO article (Melvyl’s Central Index is expanding), CDL is now activating CDL-managed Tier 2 databases in Melvyl’s Central Index. Going forward, each campus will … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Personal Lists; Importing Lists from WorldCat.org

September 25, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on September 25, 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’s Central Index is expanding

September 25, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL will now activate CDL-managed Tier 2 databases in Melvyl’s Central Index. This was the recommendation of the Melvyl Configuration and Electronic Resources Project Team, and the Council of University … More

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