CDLINFO News: Authored by Sherri Berger

Prototype interface released for searching archival authority records

December 20, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL’s Digital Special Collections program is pleased to announce the public release of a draft prototype historical access system for the Social Networks and Archival Context Project (SNAC). SNAC is … More

New on OAC and Calisphere: Images from UCSD’s Melanesian Archive

December 9, 2010  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

By Kathryn Creely, Melanesian Studies Librarian, UC San Diego and Sherri Berger, Digital Special Collections Program Coordinator. Take an “armchair voyage” to Oceania!  Nearly 6,000 photographs depicting the … More

New feature on Calisphere: Local History Mapped

September 30, 2010  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Travel through California history with Calisphere’s newest feature: a set of interactive maps with hundreds of images from the past century, plotted at the locations they depict. With Local History … More

New on OAC and Calisphere: Local History Digital Resources

CDL is pleased to announce the online publication of approximately 1,200 diverse materials documenting local people, places, and events throughout California in the Online Archive of California (OAC) and Calisphere. … More

Recruiting for Digital Special Collections Programmer Analyst

July 26, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library’s Digital Special Collections (DSC) team is seeking a programmer analyst to help build and provide access to a world-class collection of historical and primary source materials.  … More

New features for OAC Contributors: Dashboard and Search Box

May 19, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Digital Special Collections is pleased to announce the release of two new features for OAC contributing institutions: the OAC contributor dashboard and an OAC search box for institution websites. OAC … More

SNAC project will use archival authority records to expand access

April 20, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL’s Digital Special Collections Program is collaborating on an exciting research and development project with the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia (project lead) … More

200,000 Digital Images in OAC and Calisphere

March 17, 2010  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

Digital Special Collections is celebrating a major milestone: as of today, more than 200,000 digital images are available on the Online Archive of California (OAC) and Calisphere websites. The images—photographs, … More

Finding and teaching with images using ARTstor

February 16, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,UC Shared Images  |  Author: 

By Sherri Berger, Digital Special Collections Program Coordinator As the new semester ramps up, we thought it was a good time to remind you about the wealth of digital images … More

Follow John Muir on Twitter and Facebook

November 19, 2009  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This December, hear renowned California writer and naturalist John Muir (1838-1914) in his own words as he travels to California, encounters Yosemite for the first time, and works to preserve the open land he calls home.