CDLINFO News: Information Services

CDL Past and Future: 2012-2013 Annual Report and 2013-2014 Strategic Initiatives

October 24, 2013  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Hot off the press are two publications from CDL: the CDL 2012-2013 Annual Report and CDL’s 2013-2014 Strategic Themes.  Read a report from CDL’s Executive Director Laine Farley in the … More

New UC IT Accessibility Policy in Place

October 8, 2013  |  Category:  Information Services,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Ellen Meltzer, Representing the UC Libraries on the UC Electronic Accessibility Leadership Team (EALT) You may have learned at your campuses that, as one of his last official acts, … 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

Melvyl Central Index Update

June 12, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL staff completed the biannual analysis for potential changes to the Melvyl Central Index configuration targeted for July 2013.  While OCLC has added databases to the Central Index in the … More

CDL Webinars for Users Council – And you!

Here’s an excellent and easy opportunity to broaden your knowledge of some of the projects CDL and the campuses are working on.  CDL recently hosted a webinar series for Users … More

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Do You Use Calisphere? Tell Your Story!

February 19, 2013  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL’s Calisphere Website is a finalist for an IMLS National Medal Award.  Calisphere will be featured on the IMLS Facebook page on February 22.  If you’ve used Calisphere in your … More

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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

View Now and Central Index Implementation in Melvyl

August 10, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In April 2012, CDL and the campuses conducted usability testing on two features in Melvyl – View Now and Central Index. The recommendations and full report are available at: http://www.cdlib.org/services/uxdesign/reports/index.html.  … More

Melvyl Enhancements – August 2012

August 7, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Enhancements to the user experience in Melvyl were recently implemented by OCLC and officially rolled out during OCLC’s Sunday, August 5 install.  All improvements are listed in detail in the … More

New and Upgraded Licensed Content: AGU Digital Library Books; Congressional Hearings; NNCO; Times Digital Archive

AGU Digital Library Books (All campuses; on the AGU platform) http://uclibs.org/PID/240973 This is a one-time CDL purchase.  Perpetual rights for 400 titles, pre-2008 through 2012 of more than 50 years … More

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