CDLINFO News: Discovery & Delivery

WorldCat Discovery beta: Tell Us What You Think

December 3, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

What’s happening with the WorldCat Discovery Beta? The WorldCat Discovery Services beta launched in April 30, 2014 and is currently slated to conclude in April 2015. WorldCat Discovery merges … More

Introducing the New Interlibrary Courier Service and the New ILL Courier Operations Team

August 22, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) units of the UC Libraries have a new courier service that started August 7, 2014. We are once again working with Tricor Courier & Cargo Service, … More

Melvyl Enhancements: Availability on Brief and Call Numbers in Lists

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

In their latest installation of enhancements, OCLC fixed a bug where call numbers were not appearing in saved lists. In order to take advantage of this fix, it was necessary … More

Melvyl Central Index Update

July 31, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

It’s July 2014, and time for the biannual addition of new databases released by OCLC to Melvyl’s Central Index. Currently, CDL adds databases to the all instances of the … More

Melvyl Changes – Hold Your Horses!

June 19, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The long-awaited ability to see MARC records is coming June 26, 2014 to WorldCat Discovery—the merger of FirstSearch WorldCat and WorldCat Local (aka Melvyl) — in what is called staff … More

HathiTrust – May 2014 Update

June 18, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

      Highlights from HathiTrust’s May update: HathiTrust released a statement on the Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Appeal Ruling. The HathiTrust Research Center released a new dataset, … More

UC Libraries Statement on Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Digital Library Appellate Court Ruling

The University of California Libraries join with our HathiTrust colleagues in welcoming the decision by the Second Circuit of the US Court of Appeals that key services of the HathiTrust … More

Melvyl Enhancements – May 2014

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

OCLC brought in two enhancements to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on May 22, 2014, described below. The running list of release notes can be found at (Note that many … More

Request from eBook records, yes you can

May 27, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

Melvyl includes millions of eBook records, and it is often difficult to find the parallel print record in order to request the item. However, you don’t need to find the … More

UCSF Mt. Zion Library Records Now in Melvyl

May 15, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Mt. Zion Library records now appear in Melvyl as part of the UC San Francisco Library collection (Level 1) for UCSF. Mt. Zion is an affiliated UCSF library located off-campus. … More