CDLINFO News: Melvyl

WorldCat Discovery: Open Access .gov and .edu filter expanding

July 9, 2019  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on July 8, 2019 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at https://help.oclc.org/Discovery_and_Reference/WorldCat_Discovery/Release_notes. (Note:  Not all of … More

UC Merced transitions from WorldCat Local to WorldCat Discovery

May 22, 2019  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, UC Merced transitioned from WorldCat Local (WCL) to WorldCat Discovery (WCD) as the basis of their Melvyl instance. All 11 Melvyl WorldCat Local instances must … More

New resources in Melvyl’s Central Index

May 15, 2019  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Seven resources have been added to Melvyl’s Central Index.  They are: CDL now activates CDL-managed Tier 2 resources in Melvyl’s Central Index so each campus will have different resources … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Accessibility updates for improved discovery

May 9, 2019  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on May 9, 2019 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at https://help.oclc.org/Discovery_and_Reference/WorldCat_Discovery/Release_notes. (Note that many of … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Improved filtering for author names on brief results

April 17, 2019  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on April 17, 2019 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at https://help.oclc.org/Discovery_and_Reference/WorldCat_Discovery/Release_notes. (Note that many of … More

Personal Lists are available in WorldCat Discovery

April 17, 2019  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Personal Lists are a much used feature of WorldCat Local (WCL) and UC campus librarians made their feelings clear that this feature needed to be available in WorldCat Discovery (WCD) … More

At long last, HathiTrust records have been fixed in Melvyl

April 1, 2019  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

After many years of frustration with HathiTrust books that campus users do not have digital access to appearing in the Melvyl catalog with an indication of a digital holding, we … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: User Interface Improvements

March 21, 2019  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on March 20, 2019 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at https://help.oclc.org/Discovery_and_Reference/WorldCat_Discovery/Release_notes. (Note that many of … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Interface improvements

February 21, 2019  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The WorldCat Discovery installation on February 20, 2019 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at https://help.oclc.org/Discovery_and_Reference/WorldCat_Discovery/Release_notes. (Note that many of … More

Melvyl will switch to WorldCat Discovery

February 12, 2019  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Melvyl’s long-awaited switch to WorldCat Discovery, OCLC’s newer discovery user interface, will happen this summer.  OCLC has announced an end-of-life date for WorldCat Local of August 9, 2019. Since April … More