CDLINFO News: Discovery & Delivery

Introducing Zephir, HathiTrust’s New Metadata Management System

November 7, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL), in collaboration with staff from the University of Michigan, has developed and implemented a new bibliographic metadata management system, Zephir, for the HathiTrust Digital Library. … More

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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

Request 2.0: same same, but different

September 26, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

During the last two weeks of September, you may have noticed a change to the Request interface. CDL has upgraded Request, the interface UC staff, faculty, and students use to … 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

Melvyl Central Index Update – Additional Changes in July 2013

July 1, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In early June, CDL reported that staff had completed the biannual analysis for potential changes to the Melvyl Central Index configuration targeted for July 2013, and that while OCLC had … More

CDL Welcomes Brian Riley

June 27, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL welcomes Brian Riley to the Discovery & Delivery group, filling the applications programmer position vacated last year by Claudia Woo on her retirement.  Brian comes to us most recently … More

Melvyl Enhancements – June 2013

June 24, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC completed two enhancements to WorldCat Local on June 19, 2013 that impact Melvyl. These include the following: Support for export of “non-Latin” characters from mapped 880 fields into … More

UC-eLinks moved successfully to the Ex Libris Cloud

June 20, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

Early in the morning on Thursday June 20, UC-eLinks went live on the Ex Libris Cloud.  This means CDL is no longer hosting the SFX software that runs UC-eLinks.  UC … More

HathiTrust May 2013 Update

June 14, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

May brings changes and challenges to HathiTrust as you can read in the May newsletter. This issue includes the following: A message from Executive Director John Wilkin on his … More

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Melvyl Central Index Update

June 12, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL staff completed the biannual analysis for potential changes to the Melvyl Central Index configuration targeted for July 2013.  While OCLC has added databases to the Central Index in the … More