CDLINFO News: Digital Special Collections

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

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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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