CDLINFO News: Digital Special Collections

CDLers (and UCBer) in Print

UC librarians Sherri Berger (CDL), Lynn Jones (UCB) and Ellen Meltzer (CDL) have contributed a chapter to Past or Portal?  Enhancing Undergraduate Learning through Special Collections and Archives, edited by … More

RecordEXPRESS makes it easier to contribute collection guides to the OAC

May 9, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce the release of a new tool called RecordEXPRESS, which is designed to make it even easier for Online Archive of California (OAC) contributors to describe … 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

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

Vertical Search Demo submitted to Digital Public Library of America Beta Sprint

September 8, 2011  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL has submitted a Vertical Search Demo to the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Beta Sprint project. The Beta Sprint issued a call for ideas and prototypes for the … More

ARTstor Digital Library: New Features / User Registration for Image Downloads

August 30, 2011  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

ARTstor recently announced a number of new features and enhancements to the ARTstor Digital Library, in time for the fall semester and quarter: Filter search results by Time Period, … More

John Muir letters highlighted in new Calisphere Themed Collection topic

August 18, 2011  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Digital Special Collections is pleased to announce the release of a new Themed Collection topic on Calisphere: The Letters of John Muir. The topic features 22 letters between Muir and … 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. … More

New Calisphere features enable better image discovery and browsing

July 18, 2011  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Two recent enhancements to the Calisphere interface, plus the release of a slideshow widget for contributors, provide new ways to discover and view the more than 220,000 images in the … More

New Native American Rock Art topic on Calisphere

July 7, 2011  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Did you know that humans have been living in California for an estimated 8,000-12,000 years? Digital Special Collections is pleased to announce the addition of a new topic to California … More