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Author: Alison Ray

Request a book chapter: New Request feature

The CDL Resource Sharing Team and ILLOps groups are pleased to present a new feature for Request: request a book chapter from a whole book. You can now switch a request from the whole book to a single chapter of […]

CDL Job Opportunity: Metadata Product Manager (career position)

The California Digital Library (CDL) is a collaborative effort of the ten campuses of the University of California. As a UC systemwide library, CDL provides services to and on behalf of the UC system in partnership with the UC campus […]

NEW! UC-eLinks Journal Search page

Ex Libris has introduced a new Journal Search page, an upgrade of the A-Z ejournal list page currently in use. This is the first major redesign of the SFX ejournal search page in more than a decade. Each campus can […]

Introducing the UC-eLinks Sidebar

Ex Libris has launched a new option for direct linking in SFX (UC-eLinks): the DirectLink sidebar. The sidebar appears on the right side of the screen while the full text appears on the left side of screen. The DirectLink Sidebar […]

New Request Feature: Remember User Login

We are pleased to release a new Request feature: Remember User Information Starting the morning of November 7, 2016, users will no longer need to re-enter their patron information when placing multiple requests in a single search session. After a […]

Request from eBook records, yes you can

Melvyl includes millions of eBook records, and it is often difficult to find the parallel print record in order to request the item. However, you don’t need to find the parallel record – you can submit a Request from the […]

Request 2.0: same same, but different

During the last two weeks of September, you may have noticed a change to the Request interface. CDL has upgraded Request, the interface UC staff, faculty, and students use to submit document delivery (where offered) and interlibrary requests. In look […]

CDL staff embed in UCSC interlibrary services unit

By Alison Ray, Information Services Analyst & Leslie Wolf, Resource Sharing Project Manager Members of the California Digital Library are always looking for ways to get closer to the people and tools we connect through our digital services. Although we […]

My ILL Requests — New Look and Feel

By Alison Ray, CDL Information Services The My ILL Requests system has been upgraded! The new interface includes a new look and feel, with many features that were requested by ILL patrons in the last ILL User Satisfaction Survey (conducted […]

Updated EndNote Import Filter available for Melvyl

A new version of the EndNote Import Filter for the Melvyl catalog is now available.