CDLINFO News: Calisphere

DPLA Welcomes CDL and UC Libraries Participation: Content Hub Launch

Today, April 17, 2014, the Digital Public Library of America welcomed the California Digital Library, in collaboration with the ten-campus University of California (UC) Libraries system, as a DPLA Content … More

¡Viva la Causa!: Herman Baca Collection reveals 50 years of Chicano community activism in San Diego

By Sherri Berger, CDL and Marlayna Christensen, UC San Diego Approximately 40,000 pages of textual and visual material documenting Chicano community activism in San Diego are now freely available on … More

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

Do You Use Calisphere? Tell Your Story!

February 19, 2013  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL’s Calisphere Website is a finalist for an IMLS National Medal Award.  Calisphere will be featured on the IMLS Facebook page on February 22.  If you’ve used Calisphere in your … More

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Undefined Future Uses

February 18, 2013  |  Category:  Calisphere,eScholarship,Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Last week I attended a lecture titled “Computing and the Practice of History” by Dan Cohen, Director of the Center for History and New Media  at George Mason University.   … More

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California Digital Library Named National Medal for Museum and Library Service Finalist

February 14, 2013  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

We are honored to share that the California Digital Library has been named as a finalist for the 19th annual National Medal for Museum and Library Service for our work … 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