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Category: UC-eLinks

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory joins UC-eLinks

Berkeley Lab joins the ten UC campuses in having access to UC-eLinks for easy linking to articles and other UC-eLinks features. The Lab officially introduced UC-eLinks in September 2011. They created a video to explain how UC-eLinks works. UC…

bX Recommender Purchase Postponed Indefinitely

The UC Heads of Public Services (HOPS) gave serious consideration to the purchase of bX Recommender following a three month trial and assessment last spring.  HOPS determined the service to be of some usefulness in increasing discovery of UC’s full…

bX Recommender Trial Ending 6/13/11

The UC Libraries hosted a 2-month trial of Ex Libris’ bX Recommender service, an academic library recommender service that displays in UC-eLinks.  The trial will end on Monday, June 13. The UC Heads of Public Services (HOPS) appointed a small…

CDL Opens HathiTrust SFX Target to the broader SFX community

CDL’s Discovery & Delivery group is sharing a way to link to HathiTrust digital resources with other institutions using SFX (the software we use for UC-eLinks). These institutions will have access to the HathiTrust Digital Library “target” on EL Commons…

Change in the way UC-eLinks displays articles with an embargo or moving wall

More full text links are now displaying in UC-eLinks due to a change in the way SFX (the software underlying UC-eLinks) handles embargoes and moving walls. This change means UC-eLinks will display more full text links from platforms that include…

UC-eLinks upgrades to SFX version 4

UC-eLinks was upgraded to Ex Libris’ SFX version 4 software on March 31, 2011. This upgrade focused on the back-end admin module, so end-users will not see any visible change.  The UC-eLinks liaisons that update UC-eLinks locally at their campus…

bX Recommender Trial for UC Libraries 4/11/-6/10/11

We are testing a potential new recommender service for UC-eLinks The University of California Libraries will be experimenting with a 2-month trial of bX Recommender (http://www.exlibrisgroup.com/category/bXOverview), an academic library recommender service that points users to relevant scholarly articles on the…

UC-eLinks “Logon to your campus proxy or VPN” alert is helping users

A new feature implemented by the UC-eLinks team in July 2010 is making a huge difference — it’s a special UC-eLinks’ alert that tells users to logon to their campus proxy or VPN when we detect they are trying to…

Digital library’s global, local services

The California Digital Library’s (CDL) success in elevating the digital library to be expansively global and deeply local has been demonstrated this fall in its launching of an array of pioneering resources that support activities in all corners of research…

CDL Shares HathiTrust SFX Target

CDL is sharing a way to link to HathiTrust digital resources using SFX with the broader HathiTrust partner community. CDL’s Discovery & Delivery group introduced linking to HathiTrust books using UC-eLinks, UC’s implementation of SFX, in April 2010. In…