CDLINFO News: June, 2007

CDL recruiting for Manager, Infrastructure and Applications Support

June 29, 2007  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL) invites applications for the position of Manager, Infrastructure and Applications Support.

University of California Libraries Collaborate with OCLC on Next Generation Melvyl® Catalog

June 22, 2007  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The University of California Libraries are working in collaboration with OCLC Online Computer Library Center to pilot a Next Generation Melvyl Catalog supported by OCLC’s WorldCat Local system.

2007 Users Council Annual Meeting

June 19, 2007  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Meeting notes, with the linked PowerPoint presentations, from this year’s annual Users Council meeting in Oakland on May 11 are now available.


CDL recruiting for User Experience Design Manager

June 7, 2007  |  Category:  Newsletter,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL) invites applications for the position of User Experience Design Manager.

Melvyl Accessibility Testing

June 6, 2007  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

As part of our quality assurance process in the upgrade of Melvyl from ALEPH v.15 to ALEPH v.16, CDL requested the UCLA’s Disabilities and Computing Program to provide an accessibility audit of the Melvyl site. Many aspects of the Request site were also included in the review. The final report is now available.

Telnet Melvyl To Be Retired in Mid-August 2007

June 1, 2007  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Later this summer, the Melvyl Catalog will be upgraded to a new version of the Ex Libris software and to a new Sun Solaris platform.  As part of this process, the Telnet interface to Melvyl, which is little used by UC students, faculty and staff, will be retired when the new version of the Melvyl Catalog is moved into production in mid-August 2007.