CDLINFO News: Newsletter

CDL Job Opening for Library Data and Services Analyst

April 20, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library, University of California, invites applications for the position of Library Data and Services Analyst. Overview: As a member of the Licensed Content Team within the CDL’s … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: April 2016

April 20, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

For the month of March, our major serial record distributions includes four new packages: American Society for Nutrition online journals (4 titles), ASCE [America Society for Civil Engineers] Library online journals (39 titles), Open … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: March 2016

April 20, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Our major serial record distributions for February were Open Access (449 titles), which included DOAJ 279 titles, and JSTOR online journals (67 titles). For monographs, we have added Elsevier … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Feedback link implementation

April 19, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on April 14, 2016 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/. (Note that … More

EZID Service Update: March 2016

April 11, 2016  |  Category:  EZID,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Last month, we announced two draft DataCite specifications available for comment: the DataCite to Dublin Core application profile (DC2AP) and the DataCite in … More

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A bee’s flight and other wonders: 41,000 new items to explore on Calisphere

April 6, 2016  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Flying bees, North Korean propaganda, and Catholicism in Los Angeles are just some of the subjects depicted in the more than 41,000 new items that have recently been added to … More

Farewell to Margery Tibbetts

March 29, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing,Staff News,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

After 31 years of service, Margery Tibbetts, long time technical lead for UCe-Links and WorldCat Local, will retire from CDL, effective April 5, 2016. Margery started working in academic libraries … More

OCLC announces FirstSearch will continue as a separate service

March 24, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC has decided to keep FirstSearch as a separate product rather than merging it with WorldCat Discovery. The official announcement is shown below. And, OCLC’s Executive Director of End-User Services, Mike Showalter … More

Welcome Mihoko Hosoi as CDL’s New Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing

March 23, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Following an extensive national search, CDL’s Collection Development and Management Group is delighted to welcome Mihoko Hosoi as Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing. Mihoko will report to Collections Director Ivy … More

Melvyl transition to WorldCat Discovery is delayed

March 21, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Melvyl will not transition from WorldCat Local (WCL) to WorldCat Discovery (WCD) this summer. While OCLC has made significant progress, WorldCat Discovery is not yet functionally complete for Melvyl. The earliest … More