CDLINFO News: February, 2012

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

Web Archivists: Call for Speakers is Open for Internet Librarian 2012

February 27, 2012  |  Category:  UC Curation Center (UC3),Web Archiving  |  Author: 

The call for submissions is now open for the 16th annual Internet Librarian conference,  taking place October 22-24 in Monterey, California.  The conference focuses on libraries’ use of internet technologies and … More

EZID now offers QR codes

February 27, 2012  |  Category:  EZID,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

By Joan Starr, EZID Service Manager The EZID User Interface now displays a QR code representing the URL form of the DOI or ARK. The QR Code appears on the … More


Melvyl Mobile Stats Debut

February 22, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Have you wondered which campus Melvyl gets the most mobile searches or if iPad users do more catalog searches than iPhone users?  Are you a mobile-stats watcher?   Beginning with the … More


What is EZID’s status?

February 21, 2012  |  Category:  EZID,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

By Joan Starr, EZID Service Manager In response to user requests, we are introducing two new channels for distributing EZID status updates: a blog and an RSS feed from the … More


Web Archives: Information on Recent Technical Difficulties

February 15, 2012  |  Category:  Web Archiving  |  Author: 

From: Tracy Seneca – Web Archiving Service Manager, California Digital Library UPDATE: Wednesday February 21, 2012 The Web Archiving Service developers have completed their work to improve the performance of … More

Next-Generation Technical Services Update: February 2012

February 14, 2012  |  Category:  Newsletter,Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

There was a hiatus in January in reporting from the Power of Three Groups (POTS), but each of the groups have been hard at work meeting their deliverables. In addition, SOPAG and … More


CDL Supports: Building the UC Irvine and UC Davis Campus Web Archives

February 13, 2012  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3),Web Archiving  |  Author: 

 A growing number of organizations are using the California Digital Library’s Web Archiving Service to build comprehensive archives of large university campuses.  The web has become the primary mode of … More

Calculating scholarly journal value through objective metrics

February 13, 2012  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Authored by Jacqueline Wilson and Chan Li CDL’s Collection Development and Management: Licensed Resources program has developed a value-based strategy which is now used as a major part of the … More

Meet Virtual Martin

February 13, 2012  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing,Staff News,Technology  |  Author: 

We here at the California Digital Library (CDL) are very serious when it comes to all things digital. Some of our colleagues work virtually so we’ve explored … More