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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 […]