CDLINFO News: Discovery & Delivery

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   (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


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