CDLINFO News: Digital Special Collections

UC Libraries Digital Collection Project update: Fall 2014 release

October 13, 2014  |  Category:  Access & Publishing,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL is pleased to announce the Fall 2014 release of the UC Libraries Digital Collection Implementation Project (UCLDC), nicknamed “Bear.” The release brings us another step closer to the … More

The DAMS is live! UC Libraries Digital Collection Project reaches major milestone

July 16, 2014  |  Category:  Access & Publishing,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The UC Libraries Digital Collection (UCLDC) Project has just reached the halfway point, and with it, a major milestone: the shared digital asset management system (DAMS) is now in production … More

Introducing Nancy Hoebelheinrich — DPLA Project Coordinator

June 25, 2014  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Please join us in welcoming Nancy Hoebelheinrich to the CDL, as the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Project Coordinator.  As part of a 9-month project (June 2014-February 2015) funded … More

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UC Special Collections Highlighted

In a news article on the University of California website, UC archival collections are highlighted across the campuses. States the article, “While there’s no other band like the Grateful Dead, … More

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

New OAC feature: support for publication of supplemental PDF guides

Last year, we released a new tool for the Online Archive of California (OAC) called RecordEXPRESS. This tool made it even easier for OAC contributors to create collection guides using … More

First release of the UC Libraries Digital Collection Project

October 30, 2013  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL is pleased to announce the first release of the UC Libraries Digital Collection Implementation Project (UCLDC). The primary goal of the release was to establish infrastructure for the … More

UC Libraries Digital Collection project: stay in the loop!

August 2, 2013  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections  |  Author: 

In June, the Council of University Librarians announced the creation of a project team at CDL for the UC Libraries Digital Collection (UCLDC), an initiative to build infrastructure for the shared … More

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PDF processing: a behind-the-scenes but important update to the OAC

July 25, 2013  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

This week we changed how we process PDF documents on the Online Archive of California (OAC). Although this won’t result in any flashy new features on the OAC, it will … More