CDLINFO News: Technology

Popup Blockers…Not Always a Good Thing!

October 9, 2003  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

Popup blocking software, which prevents unsolicited popup windows from displaying, is proliferating.  Popup blocking software is becoming an almost standard feature of personal firewall software packages, like ZoneAlarm … More

Suggestions for Linking into CDL Web Sites

July 10, 2003  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

Significant changes to CDL web sites will occur in August 2003. On August 1, Melvyl-T will become Melvyl, the legacy Melvyl service will be turned off, and users will be … More

And while We’re on the Subject of Browsers

March 27, 2003  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

In some browsers (e.g., Netscape 4.x versions, Opera, and Mozilla) when the font size is much larger than the default settings, the entire Web page is not visible on the … More

It is Time to Update your Browsers

March 27, 2003  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

Vendors are removing support for older browser versions, e.g., Netscape 4.x. The removal of support for older browser versions may cause problems for UC library users in locales that … More

MyLibrary@CDL Progress Report

January 24, 2001  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

After extensive evaluation of the MyLibrary@CDL prototype and a review of CDL’s emerging priorities, active development of this system is being suspended indefinitely.  The prototype will remain available for … More

The UC Common Authentication Project (Terry Ryan, Associate University Librarian for Systems, UCLA, with CDL staff)

June 24, 1998  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

Systems that offer access to confidential or proprietary information require methods of identifying users and permitting them to use the resources for which they are authorized.  Traditional computer systems have … More

CDL Technologies Chosen as the New Name for CDL Technical Group

April 23, 1998  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

Richard Lucier and M. Stuart Lynn (AVP, Information Resources and Communications) announced that the technical unit of the CDL will be called CDL Technologies.  It was felt that this name … More