CDLINFO News: Discovery & Delivery

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

Welcome Dana Jemison

November 12, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Please join CDL in welcoming Dana Jemison as a Metadata Analyst to our Discovery & Delivery Team.  Dana will be working primarily on the PAPR (Print Archives Preservation Registry) project.  … More

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


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 (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