CDLINFO News: Discovery & Delivery

WorldCat Discovery beta: New cover art image for articles

June 22, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Melvyl  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on June 26, 2016 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/. (Note that … More

Brian Riley joins UC3

May 19, 2016  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Brian Riley, Application Programmer with CDL’s Discovery & Delivery team, has been on loan to UC3 working on the DMPTool service – helping with our AWS migration and implementing some … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Search Spelling Suggestion

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

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on May 12, 2016 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/. (Note that … More

CDL Job Opening for Technical Team Manager

April 25, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library’s (CDL) Discovery & Delivery team (D2D) seeks a service-oriented, innovative individual with strong management and leadership skills, and technical expertise for the position of Discovery & … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Feedback link implementation

April 19, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Melvyl  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on April 14, 2016 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/. (Note that … More

Farewell to Margery Tibbetts

After 31 years of service, Margery Tibbetts, long time technical lead for UCe-Links and WorldCat Local, will retire from CDL, effective April 5, 2016. Margery started working in academic libraries … More

OCLC announces FirstSearch will continue as a separate service

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

Farewell to Colleen Whitney

February 29, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Sometimes an offer comes by that is just too good to pass up. That happened to Colleen Whitney, Discovery and Delivery’s Technical Manager. Not only is she taking a long … More