CDLINFO News: Authored by Sherri Berger

Good enough to eat: Halberstadt food photographs at UC Davis

Our virtual world is rife with images of food: a friend’s triumphant dinner party, a market with overflowing produce, the not-to-be-missed doughnut around the corner. From amateur snapshots of memorable … More

Historic audio and video recordings on OAC and Calisphere

CDL is pleased to announce the recent addition of 33 digitized sound and video recordings to the Online Archive of California (OAC) and Calisphere, as part of a pilot … More

New! Cochems photos show the faces and places of Southern California

By Sherri Berger, Digital Special Collections Program Coordinator at CDL, and Michelle Light, Head of Special Collections, Archives, and Digital Scholarship at UC Irvine Libraries Visitors to the Online … More

New! Contributor Showcases on Calisphere

December 6, 2012  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Calisphere contributors have a new way to highlight their digital images and texts with the recently released “showcase” feature. These pages, unique to each of Calisphere’s 120 contributing libraries, archives, … More

New on OAC and Calisphere: Local History Digital Resources

CDL is pleased to announce the online publication of approximately 2,000 diverse materials documenting local people, places, and events throughout California in the Online Archive of California (OAC) and Calisphere. The … More

Assessment leads to strategic new directions for OAC and Calisphere

The CDL has recently completed a multi-faceted assessment of the Online Archive of California (OAC) and Calisphere, in order to plan for the continued development of these platforms–especially as relates … More

Mellon Supports Phase 2 of Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC)

April 23, 2012  |  Category:  Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

The CDL is pleased to announce that the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is supporting a second phase of the Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC) project, which will dramatically expand … More

Diaries digitized by UC Merced tell first-hand of Civil War, Lincoln assassination

A new digital collection provides a glimpse into the everyday life of a Union soldier during the U.S. Civil War, as well a first-hand account of President Lincoln’s assassination and … More

Discover the groundbreaking research of UC’s Nobel Laureates in eScholarship

November 9, 2011  |  Category:  eScholarship,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Last month, the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Saul Perlmutter, an astrophysicist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and professor at UC Berkeley. Want to explore his groundbreaking … More

Contributor Metadata Editor released for OAC/Calisphere digital objects

September 26, 2011  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

Digital Special Collections is pleased to announce the release of the Metadata Editor, a new tool for contributors to the Online Archive of California (OAC) and Calisphere. The Metadata Editor … More