CDLINFO News: Melvyl

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

Melvyl Enhancements – August 2011

August 24, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Melvyl Enhancements – August 2011 Several enhancements improve the user experience in Melvyl as a result of OCLC’s Sunday, August 21 install.  The improvements are shown in detail in this … More

Ask A Librarian QuestionPoint Qwidget Now Available in Melvyl

August 17, 2011  |  Category:  Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Students have been able to chat with a librarian any time, any place from the campus interfaces of WorldCat Local (WCL) Melvyl since May 2010.  As of Wednesday, August 17, … More

New versions of LibX are here

June 22, 2011  |  Category:  Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Updated versions of the LibX Browser Toolbar for Firefox and Internet Explorer (IE) are now available from the CDL website.  The new versions of the UC Melvyl and Campus Libraries … More

New Melvyl WCL Web Pages – Logos, FAQ and More

June 1, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL has launched new Web pages for Melvyl, supported by WorldCat Local, available at  Versions of the new campus logos are linked from this page in Web-friendly, print-friendly, … More

Important Next Generation Melvyl Pilot Enhancements – May, 2011

May 18, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Please read the following notes very carefully—there are several important pieces of information that will impact our Melvyl WCL service now and in the future.  Those items which impact the … More

Moving Forward with Next Generation Melvyl

April 18, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Next Generation Melvyl Executive Team (Karen Butter, UCSF [Chair]; Luc Declerck, UCSD [Implementation Team], Laine Farley, CDL; Patricia Martin, CDL [Chair, Implementation Team] and Gary Strong, UCLA) and Implementation Team … More