CDLINFO News: Calisphere

Assessment leads to strategic new directions for OAC and Calisphere

The CDL has recently completed a multi-faceted assessment of the Online Archive of California (OAC) and Calisphere, in order to plan for the continued development of these platforms–especially as relates … 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

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

The LGBT Pride Parade: New on Calisphere

May 4, 2011  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Digital Special Collections is pleased to announce a new themed collection topic on Calisphere. The topic features images of the 1977 and 1978 Lesbian and Gay Pride Parades in San … More

New on OAC and Calisphere: Kearny Street Workshop posters from UCSB

February 14, 2011  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

Students and researchers now have free access to 170 images of posters, artwork, and photographs documenting the work of the Kearny Street Workshop and the Asian/Pacific American community in 1970s … 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