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Category: Resource Sharing

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). […]

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 […]

New Request (ILL/DDS) security feature debuts

On Monday, May 21st, a new security feature was implemented in Request (UC’s interlibrary loan and document delivery service).  The feature prevents the user from entering an email address other than a UC campus email address OR any email address […]

Announcing ILLReports! (Replacing JReports)

On November 6th, users will be able to access reports on UC Interlibrary Loan (ILL) activity through our newly designed interface: ILLReports (  The previous service, JReports, will be retired and no longer available. These reports illustrate UC Interlibrary Loan activity, […]

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 […]

CDL Job Opening for Discovery and Delivery Systems Librarian

The Discovery and Delivery Systems Librarian serves as a domain expert in both library and key technical domains, responsible for operating key library services (union catalog, link resolvers) and integrated services such as Interlibrary Loan, while maintaining community connections and […]

Farewell to Margery Tibbetts

After 31 years of service, Margery Tibbetts, long time technical lead for UCe-Links and WorldCat Local, will retire from CDL, effective April 5, 2016. Margery started working in academic libraries her freshman year at Purdue University and continued working there […]

CDL Job Opening for Discovery and Delivery Systems Analyst

Reporting to the Discovery & Delivery Technical Team Manager, the Discovery and Delivery Systems Analyst serves as a domain expert in both library and key technical domains, maintaining community connections and information flow related to library systems software, standards and […]

Introducing the New Interlibrary Courier Service and the New ILL Courier Operations Team

The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) units of the UC Libraries have a new courier service that started August 7, 2014. We are once again working with Tricor Courier & Cargo Service, which previously served the UC Libraries until November 2011. The […]

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 […]