CDLINFO News: Information Services

Meet Rob Valentine

January 25, 2012  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

In its 2011 review, CDL was explicitly encouraged to “aggressively pursue external funding as a mechanism to fund the innovation and the delivery of more robust services to faculty and … More

Licensed Database Transitions 2012: bepress/De Gruyter, Project Muse, Wilson/EBSCO, ProQuest

December 19, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Information Services,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Several CDL and campus licensed databases will be transitioning to new platforms in the new year.  Below are several of the upcoming changes: The academic publisher De Gruyter is … More


CDL Position: Communications/Marketing Coordinator

October 6, 2011  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

University of California  – California Digital Library (CDL) Communications/Marketing Coordinator  (Sr. Communications Analyst)  If you’re a mission-driven professional with enthusiasm for innovation in higher education, explore this position at the … More


Melvyl Enhancements – August 2011

August 24, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Melvyl Enhancements – August 2011 Several enhancements improve the user experience in Melvyl as a result of OCLC’s Sunday, August 21 install.  The improvements are shown in detail in this … More

UC Librarians in Print – UC Library Homepages

June 24, 2011  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter,Staff News,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

“Academic library Web sites are complex mixes of information gateways and links to resources and services. Hours, staff directories, research guides, room reservation systems, catalogs, databases, and donor information are … More

New Melvyl WCL Web Pages – Logos, FAQ and More

June 1, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL has launched new Web pages for Melvyl, supported by WorldCat Local, available at  Versions of the new campus logos are linked from this page in Web-friendly, print-friendly, … More

Important Next Generation Melvyl Pilot Enhancements – May, 2011

May 18, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Please read the following notes very carefully—there are several important pieces of information that will impact our Melvyl WCL service now and in the future.  Those items which impact the … More

Moving Forward with Next Generation Melvyl

April 18, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Next Generation Melvyl Executive Team (Karen Butter, UCSF [Chair]; Luc Declerck, UCSD [Implementation Team], Laine Farley, CDL; Patricia Martin, CDL [Chair, Implementation Team] and Gary Strong, UCLA) and Implementation Team … More

bX Recommender Trial for UC Libraries 4/11/-6/10/11

We are testing a potential new recommender service for UC-eLinks The University of California Libraries will be experimenting with a 2-month trial of bX Recommender, an academic library recommender service … More

UC-eLinks “Logon to your campus proxy or VPN” alert is helping users

January 24, 2011  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

A new feature implemented by the UC-eLinks team in July 2010 is making a huge difference — it’s a special UC-eLinks’ alert that tells users to logon to their campus … More