CDLINFO News: Discovery & Delivery

Melvyl Enhancements – April 2014

April 28, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in three enhancements to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on April 24, 2014, described below. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/. (Note that many … More

Update: WorldCat Discovery Services Beta Timeline for Melvyl and FirstSearch

April 8, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC has announced WorldCat® Discovery Services, a new suite of cloud-based applications that will be bringing the FirstSearch® and WorldCat® Local (WCL) services together.  They have also announced that WorldCat Discovery Services will … More

Melvyl Enhancements – February 2014: Data from MARC fields/subfields added to display

February 20, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in one enhancement to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on February 13, 2014, described below. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/.   (Note that many … More

WorldCat Discovery Services –Coming When?

January 30, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC has announced that their WorldCat® Discovery Services, a new suite of cloud-based applications, will be bringing the FirstSearch® and WorldCat® Local (WCL) services together.  They have also announced that … More

Melvyl Enhancements – January 2014: Data from MARC fields/subfields added to display

January 29, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in one enhancement to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on January 13, 2014, described below. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/.   (Note that many … More

Ethnomusicology Archive Records Added to Melvyl

January 23, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Working with UCLA Library and CDL staff, OCLC added a second UCLA Library with a separate ILS, the Ethnomusicology Archive, to Melvyl as of January 22, 2014.  The first added … More

HathiTrust – December 2013 Update

January 13, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HathiTrust highlights for the month of December include the following: An update on the Executive Director Search Approval of HathiTrust’s 2014 budget and fees An arrangement to preserve and … More

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Melvyl Central Index Update – Changes for 2014

January 8, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

It’s January 2014, and time for the biannual addition of new databases released by OCLC to Melvyl’s Central Index.  As of this January, we are making a minor change to … More

SCP’s New PID Service

November 26, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

One of the tools used by the Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) is the PID (Persistent Identifier) Service, which allows SCP to create PIDs for systemwide-licensed resources. PIDs act as substitute … More

Staff in Print—Carly Strasser and Laura Krier

November 20, 2013  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce that a new book, Data Management for Libraries: A LITA Guide, by Carly Strasser, UC3 Data Curation Project Manager, and former CDL Discovery & Delivery … More