CDLINFO News: November, 2007

Upgraded Melvyl Software Requires Proxy Domain Addition

November 28, 2007  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The new version of the Melvyl Catalog with upgraded software, which will be released on December 10, 2007, may display a UC-eLinks button on the Full Record display for online resources.

UC Image Service News: 8 Campuses in 8 Days!

November 28, 2007  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Special Collections,UC Shared Images  |  Author: 

ARTstor and CDL representatives met with faculty and stakeholders at all 9 campuses participating in the ARTstor systemwide license.

Melvyl Changes: Large and Small

November 27, 2007  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The version 16.2 upgrade to the Ex Libris Aleph software for the Melvyl Catalog will go live on December 10, 2007.

Metasearch pilot at UCLA ready for assessment

November 27, 2007  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL and UCLA have completed development on a pilot federated search application that helps scholars conduct research on the topic of "Women in U.S. Social Movements".

CDL Guidelines for Digital Objects, Version 2.0: Updated for METS File element

November 15, 2007  |  Category:  Newsletter,Special Collections,Technology,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

The "CDL Guidelines for Digital Objects, Version 2.0" (CDL GDO) has been updated to include specifications for use of the METS File <file> element. 

University of California launches Mark Twain Project Online

November 8, 2007  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing  |  Author: 

University of California is pleased to announce the launch of the beta version of the Mark Twain Project Online, a digital critical edition of the writings of Mark Twain.

A Fond Farewell to Robin Chandler

November 8, 2007  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Special Collections,Staff News  |  Author: 

It is with much regret that we announce that Robin Chandler will be leaving the CDL on November 30th to accept an appointment as Digital Library Program Manager at UC San Diego. In preparing for Robin’s departure, we have given considerable thought to how best to organize the diverse responsibilities currently performed by Robin’s unit within the CDL.

Next Generation Melvyl Pilot – Tell us how you’d like to be kept informed

November 7, 2007  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The UC-OCLC Next Generation Melvyl Pilot Implementation Team wants to hear how you’d best like to be kept informed of the work of this project. Please take our brief, 5-question survey this November and have your vote be counted!