CDLINFO News: Melvyl

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 ( 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

Melvyl Mobile Stats Debut

February 22, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Have you wondered which campus Melvyl gets the most mobile searches or if iPad users do more catalog searches than iPhone users?  Are you a mobile-stats watcher?   Beginning with the … More


Melvyl Enhancements – November 2011

January 31, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Several enhancements improve the user experience in Melvyl as a result of OCLC’s Sunday, November 20 install.  The improvements are shown in detail in the attached PDF.  (There are some … More

Major Melvyl Enhancements Coming in January

December 19, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Two exciting new features enhancing Melvyl will be turned on in Melvyl beginning this January: View Now and Central Index.  Two task groups appointed by and reporting to the UC … More

New Melvyl Governance in Place

September 26, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Ginny Steel, Chair, CoUL The Council of University Librarians (CoUL) is launching a new systemwide structure to manage the Melvyl WorldCat Local service.  The new structure is incorporated in … More

Important Milestone: Serial Local Holdings Records (LHRs) to display in Melvyl

September 7, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Since nearly the inception of the UC-OCLC Melvyl project, adding serial Local Holdings Records (LHRs) to UC’s Melvyl catalog records has been a high priority.  The aim in doing so … More

Stay in the Know: Melvyl Webinars Are Coming

September 2, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Want to learn more about the status of features and future plans for Melvyl? A series of Melvyl Webinars is planned for September and October. Although the first two webinars … More