CDLINFO News: Discovery & Delivery

Farewell to Margery Tibbetts

March 29, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing,Staff News,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

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,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  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,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  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,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  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

CDL Job Opening for Discovery and Delivery Systems Analyst

February 29, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing,Staff News,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

Reporting to the Discovery & Delivery Technical Team Manager, the Discovery and Delivery Systems Analyst serves as a domain expert in both library and key technical domains, maintaining community connections … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Call numbers added to emailed records

January 26, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on January 21, 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

New mobile version of UC-eLinks

January 12, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

As of January 12, 2016, you will see a mobile-optimized version of UC-eLinks when you are on most mobile devices. Thank you to the campus UC-eLinks Liaisons and the the … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Change to how availability information will display in search results

November 25, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on November 23, 2015 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

Tier 2 databases are added to Melvyl’s Central Index

October 19, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As reported in a previous CDLINFO article (Melvyl’s Central Index is expanding), CDL is now activating CDL-managed Tier 2 databases in Melvyl’s Central Index. Going forward, each campus will … More