CDLINFO News: Calisphere

Do You Use Calisphere? Tell Your Story!

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


Undefined Future Uses

February 18, 2013  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary,Calisphere,eScholarship  |  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:  Newsletter,Calisphere,Digital Special Collections  |  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:  Newsletter,Calisphere  |  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

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:  Newsletter,Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,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:  Newsletter,Calisphere,Digital Special Collections  |  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