CDLINFO News: Information Services

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL) Records Now in Melvyl

As of today, July 30, 2012, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL in the catalog) bibliographic records were added to UC Berkeley’s local OPAC, Oskicat (http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/) and will now also appear … More

Big Picture: The Latest at CDL

May 31, 2012  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Looking for a current overview of what’s going on at the CDL?  Presentations and Q and A from the May 21, 2012 Users Council Meeting are now available for viewing … More

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CDLers (and UCBer) in Print

UC librarians Sherri Berger (CDL), Lynn Jones (UCB) and Ellen Meltzer (CDL) have contributed a chapter to Past or Portal?  Enhancing Undergraduate Learning through Special Collections and Archives, edited by … More

ProQuest New Platform to be Available; New ProQuest Training Materials

April 30, 2012  |  Category:  Collection Development,Information Services,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The new and current platforms of CDL-licensed ProQuest databases will run in parallel, beginning the week of May 6.  ProQuest currently encompasses resources on the ProQuest, CSA and Chadwyck-Healy (ChH) … More

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Melvyl Central Index: Change in Language for Authentication Screen; Removal of SCIPIO

March 2, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Based on user input, CDL has made the following changes to the Melvyl Central Index Pilot with the endorsement of the Melvyl Central Index task group: 1. The language on … More

Melvyl Enhancements – February 2012

February 28, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On February 28, 2012 (12:38 PM PST), OCLC announced the roll back of the software changes installed on Feb. 26 due to some performance issues. OCLC has since announced that … More

Melvyl Enhancements – November 2011

January 31, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Several enhancements improve the user experience in Melvyl as a result of OCLC’s Sunday, November 20 install.  The improvements are shown in detail in the attached PDF.  (There are some … More

Meet Rob Valentine

January 25, 2012  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

In its 2011 review, CDL was explicitly encouraged to “aggressively pursue external funding as a mechanism to fund the innovation and the delivery of more robust services to faculty and … More

Licensed Database Transitions 2012: bepress/De Gruyter, Project Muse, Wilson/EBSCO, ProQuest

December 19, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Information Services,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Several CDL and campus licensed databases will be transitioning to new platforms in the new year.  Below are several of the upcoming changes: The academic publisher De Gruyter is … More

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CDL Position: Communications/Marketing Coordinator

October 6, 2011  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

University of California  – California Digital Library (CDL) Communications/Marketing Coordinator  (Sr. Communications Analyst)  If you’re a mission-driven professional with enthusiasm for innovation in higher education, explore this position at the … More

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