CDLINFO News: Melvyl

Why do CRL records display in Melvyl under UC Libraries?

November 6, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

You may have wondered why records for items held at the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), located in Chicago,  show up under Level 2 with the University of California Libraries … More

Melvyl Enhancements – November 2012

November 6, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

There are several Melvyl changes as a result of OCLC’s November 4, 2012 WorldCat Local install.  These are described in detail in the PDF.  The majority of the changes this … More

UC-only OCLC webinar now available

September 26, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The streamed UC-only OCLC webinar, “Transforming Discovery and Resource Sharing with OCLC: FirstSearch, WorldCat Resource Sharing and More” is now available for viewing from the CDL website at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/melvyl_webinars.html The September … More

Upcoming UC-only OCLC Webinar: 9/20/2012

August 27, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

Are you curious about what the future looks like for Melvyl, resource sharing (ILL), and FirstSearch WorldCat?   Join us for a UC- only OCLC webinar, “Transforming Discovery and Resource Sharing … More

UC-eLinks now offers direct linking for articles in Melvyl

August 22, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

UC-eLinks now offers direct linking for articles in Melvyl when UC has licensed the electronic edition of the journal.  In some cases you will see the UC-eLinks menu header in … More

View Now and Central Index Implementation in Melvyl

August 10, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In April 2012, CDL and the campuses conducted usability testing on two features in Melvyl – View Now and Central Index. The recommendations and full report are available at: http://www.cdlib.org/services/uxdesign/reports/index.html.  … More

Melvyl Enhancements – August 2012

August 7, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Enhancements to the user experience in Melvyl were recently implemented by OCLC and officially rolled out during OCLC’s Sunday, August 5 install.  All improvements are listed in detail in the … More

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL) Records Now in Melvyl

As of today, July 30, 2012, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL in the catalog) bibliographic records were added to UC Berkeley’s local OPAC, Oskicat (http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/) and will now also appear … More

Melvyl Central Index: Change in Language for Authentication Screen; Removal of SCIPIO

March 2, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Based on user input, CDL has made the following changes to the Melvyl Central Index Pilot with the endorsement of the Melvyl Central Index task group: 1. The language on … More

Melvyl Enhancements – February 2012

February 28, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On February 28, 2012 (12:38 PM PST), OCLC announced the roll back of the software changes installed on Feb. 26 due to some performance issues. OCLC has since announced that … More