CDLINFO News: Discovery & Delivery

UC Irvine Presents “Just Get It: The Search for Value-Based Delivery”

January 11, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

Several of our UC Irvine colleagues presented a session at the recent Charleston Conference with the title, Just Get It: The Search for Value-Based Delivery (Interlibrary Loan).  CDL staffers attending … More

Sherry Willhite retires

January 9, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Please join me in saying farewell and sending best wishes to our CDL colleague, Sherry Willhite, who is retiring from the University of California effective January 2013.  Before coming to … More

More Content in Melvyl

December 14, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Melvyl Users will have access to yet more resources as of January 2013 with the addition of several new databases to the Central Index.  As was reported earlier, CDL will … More

Why do CRL records display in Melvyl under UC Libraries?

November 6, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

You may have wondered why records for items held at the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), located in Chicago,  show up under Level 2 with the University of California Libraries … More

Melvyl Enhancements – November 2012

November 6, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

There are several Melvyl changes as a result of OCLC’s November 4, 2012 WorldCat Local install.  These are described in detail in the PDF.  The majority of the changes this … More

UC-only OCLC webinar now available

September 26, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The streamed UC-only OCLC webinar, “Transforming Discovery and Resource Sharing with OCLC: FirstSearch, WorldCat Resource Sharing and More” is now available for viewing from the CDL website at The September … More

HathiTrust August 2012 Update

September 18, 2012  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HathiTrust had a busy summer, as described in its August update.   Reported in this issue is an array of new and ongoing activities.  For example, later this year HathiTrust will … More


Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) Announces Print Archiving Milestone

August 30, 2012  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Press Releases  |  Author: 

The press release below can also be seen at the UC Newsoom. The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST), a partnership to create a distributed retrospective print journal repository in the … More

Upcoming UC-only OCLC Webinar: 9/20/2012

August 27, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

Are you curious about what the future looks like for Melvyl, resource sharing (ILL), and FirstSearch WorldCat?   Join us for a UC- only OCLC webinar, “Transforming Discovery and Resource Sharing … More

UC-eLinks now offers direct linking for articles in Melvyl

August 22, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

UC-eLinks now offers direct linking for articles in Melvyl when UC has licensed the electronic edition of the journal.  In some cases you will see the UC-eLinks menu header in … More