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Category: UC-eLinks

UC-eLinks moved successfully to the Ex Libris Cloud

Early in the morning on Thursday June 20, UC-eLinks went live on the Ex Libris Cloud.  This means CDL is no longer hosting the SFX software that runs UC-eLinks.  UC Davis also successfully moved its separate SFX instance onto the

DOI and PMID added to UC-eLinks Citation Linker

Your patience has been rewarded! By popular demand, the UC-eLinks team has added two new search fields to the end user Citation Linker forms: DOI – Digital Object Identifier PMID – PubMed Identifier Why is this good? When you enter

Accessibility Improvements to UC-eLinks

In 2012, University of California hired an accessibility consultant Jim Thatcher to review ten websites at each campus including the UC libraries’ websites, and to write a report for each campus.  UC Berkeley shared their “Thatcher” report with CDL in fall 2012.

UC-eLinks is moving to the Ex Libris Cloud

After more than a decade of hosting the Ex Libris SFX software that runs UC-eLinks, the CDL is joining a growing number of SFX customers by moving UC-eLinks hosting from CDL to the Ex Libris Cloud. The migration process will

WorldCat Local Knowledgebase for Melvyl? Not quite yet.

In fall 2012, members of the CDL WorldCat Local Operations Team completed a preliminary investigation of the WorldCat Local Knowledgebase (WCL KB). The result of the analysis was a decision not to implement the WCL KB at this time.  The

UC-eLinks now offers direct linking for articles in Melvyl

UC-eLinks now offers direct linking for articles in Melvyl when UC has licensed the electronic edition of the journal.  In some cases you will see the UC-eLinks menu header in a frame at the top of the article (see image

Followup on Peer Review Indication in UC-eLinks

The UC-eLinks team received this question from a librarian about the recently-published article on Peer Review Indication in UC-eLinks. Question: Because journals aren’t peer reviewed (articles are), how do you decide which journal titles get the peer-review indicator icon? Answer:

New Peer Review Indication in UC-eLinks

Within the next two weeks, UC-eLinks users will see a new icon in your campus’ UC-eLinks A-Z ejournal list to indicate peer reviewed journals. The icon looks like a document with a magnifying glass (see below.) This enhancement to SFX, the

Hot Articles: a new service using UC-eLinks

Hot Articles is a new free service that shows you immediately, based on real usage data, what publications are hot in your broad subject area. How does Hot Articles work? Hot Articles is a mini window (a “tile”) that goes

UC-eLinks wording changes: simpler is better

Thanks to suggestions from UC librarians Katie Fortney (Santa Cruz), Ruth Gustafson (Davis), and Stacy Nelson (San Diego), the CDL has simplified key messages in the UC-eLinks window.  But these changes go beyond wordsmithing — they reflect changes in the