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Category: Discovery & Delivery

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 features

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 features

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 Local

Campus Melvyl instances successfully transition to WorldCat Discovery

On July 9th, the move of UC Berkeley’s Melvyl instance from WorldCat Local to WorldCat Discovery (WCD) as the underlying platform marked the successful completion of all campus Melvyl instances to WorldCat Discovery. The transition of the final campus Melvyl

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

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 the enhancements/bug fixes are relevant to the UC Melvyl instances.)

Meet Noah White – D & D’s new software engineer

CDL’s Discovery and Delivery Team welcomes Noah White as their new software engineer.  Noah will be working primarily on interlibrary loan and machine learning projects. Noah just graduated from UC Davis where he majored in Computer Science and minored in

Mike Thwaites swims with the fishes (retires)

In July, for the first time in its history, CDL will be without Mike Thwaites. Mike has been integral to the success of many of CDL’s core programs and to the creation of its unique culture. He’s a great programmer,

UC Merced transitions from WorldCat Local to WorldCat Discovery

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 be transitioned to the WorldCat Discovery interface by August 9,

New resources in Melvyl's Central Index

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 listed in their Central Index, depending on the resources they license.

WorldCat Discovery beta: Accessibility updates for improved discovery

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 these enhancements do not have an impact on Melvyl since