CDLINFO News: Authored by Rosalie Lack

Calisphere – Share it with your students!

September 16, 2008  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Now that fall has returned and UC students are streaming back to campus, it’s a good time to take another look at Calisphere with undergraduate students in mind.

Counting California Decommissioned

June 13, 2008  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This is a reminder that Counting California has been decommissioned; see previous CDLINFO article (dated March 31, 2008) for details.

Calisphere and iPods in the Classroom: New technology brings California history to life

May 30, 2008  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recently, Bay Area K-12 teachers learned simple and practical ways to team a cutting-edge technology — an iPod touch, PowerPoint, and online tools such as MovieMaker and Garageband — with Calisphere’s thousands of primary source images to bring history to life in the classroom.

New OAC Redesign Project Page

April 30, 2008  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

A new web page has been created for the OAC Redesign Project.

Counting California will be Decommissioned June 1, 2008

March 31, 2008  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Counting California, a single interface for accessing a variety of data and statistics about California from local, state, and federal government agencies, will be decommissioned on June 1, 2008.

Calisphere’s First Year in Review

February 28, 2008  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to report that in its first year, Calisphere has become a valuable resource for scholars, a popular destination for the general public, and an essential site for K-12 educators, who call it “a dream resource” and “a teacher’s dream come true.”

Local History Resources – New Collections in Calisphere and the OAC

Over 1,500 new digitized primary resources are now available in the CDL’s Calisphere and Online Archive of California (OAC) websites as of February 2008.

Calisphere K-12 Partnerships

October 24, 2007  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL’s Calisphere team is partnering with the Alameda County Office of Education’s CTAP Region IV and the UC Irvine History Project in order to promote best practices for teaching with primary source materials and achieve other objectives.

UCSF Japanese Woodblock Print Collection

October 17, 2007  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

The UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management is pleased to announce a new website featuring the Japanese Woodblock Print Collection.

California Cultures

August 6, 2007  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Calisphere’s California Cultures web site has been redesigned. The site now includes 3-5 historical topics for each of the included ethnic groups and browse terms as a way for users to easily access the content.