CDLINFO News: Melvyl

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

WorldCat Discovery Services –Coming When?

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

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

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

January 29, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in one enhancement to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on January 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

Ethnomusicology Archive Records Added to Melvyl

January 23, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Working with UCLA Library and CDL staff, OCLC added a second UCLA Library with a separate ILS, the Ethnomusicology Archive, to Melvyl as of January 22, 2014.  The first added … More

Melvyl Central Index Update – Changes for 2014

January 8, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

It’s January 2014, and time for the biannual addition of new databases released by OCLC to Melvyl’s Central Index.  As of this January, we are making a minor change to … More

Melvyl Enhancements – October 2013

October 29, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

There are several Melvyl enhancements as a result of OCLC’s October 28, 2013 WorldCat Local install described below and at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/24October2013_WCL_ReleaseNoteUpdate.doc. (Some of the changes described at the link above … More

Melvyl Enhancements — August 2013

August 26, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in several enhancements to WorldCat Local that impact Melvyl on August 22, 2013.   These contain enhancements for both July and August and include the following: Display changes for … More