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Category: Discovery & Delivery

UC Request Software Offers Links to HathiTrust’s Emergency Temporary Access to Copyrighted Books

In order to help UC faculty, students, and staff at all ten University of California campuses get electronic content as quickly as possible, the Request program has integrated access to copyright protected material via HathiTrust’s Emergency Temporary Access System (ETAS).…

Congratulations to Lena Zentall, Discovery and Delivery’s new Associate Director

The California Digital Library’s Discovery and Delivery program is pleased to welcome our own Lena Zentall to her new role as Associate Director. Lena brings with her eighteen years of experience with CDL, working in various programs and roles including…

WorldCat Discovery: Updated Citation Styles

The WorldCat Discovery installation on January 29, 2020 included the following new enhancement. 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 the enhancements/bug fixes are relevant to the UC Melvyl instances.) New…

CDL Job Opening: Systemwide ILS Service Manager

Shape the future of discovery and delivery. Position: Systemwide ILS Service Manager About you You are an experienced product and project manager familiar with discovery and delivery library services. You thrive in a high-paced, complex, collaborative, and supportive environment. You…

CDL Job Opening: Associate Director of Discovery and Delivery

  Shape the future of discovery and delivery. Position: Associate Director of Discovery and Delivery About you You are an experienced leader in the library field. You have experience with product management, team development and management and library technology implementations…

Artificial Intelligence for Libraries FAQ

Artificial Intelligence (AI) buzzes around in campus conversations like a pesky fly – always present but hard to catch. To help librarians catch this pesky critter and use it to improve their libraries, Stanford University Libraries and the National Library…

WorldCat Discovery: Public Notes from LHRs display with item information

The WorldCat Discovery installation on October 17, 2019 included the following new enhancement. 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 the enhancements/bug fixes are relevant to the UC Melvyl instances.) New…

WorldCat Discovery: Additional format information in detailed records

The WorldCat Discovery installation on September 23, 2019 included the following new enhancement. 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 the enhancements/bug fixes are relevant to the UC Melvyl instances.) New…

WorldCat Discovery: Bug Fixes

The WorldCat Discovery installation on August 14, 2019 included the following improvements. 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 the enhancements/bug fixes are relevant to the UC Melvyl instances.) Bug fixes…

Campus Melvyl instances successfully transition to WorldCat Discovery

Note: In the December 2019 monthly installation, OCLC corrected the ‘Hate’ problem listed below.  Users can once again limit a search by any number of Formats (eBook, CD, Music Score, etc.) simultaneously. On July 9th, the move of UC Berkeley’s…