A guide to the papers of noted Los Angeles-based architectural photographer Maynard L. Parker (1901-1976) is now available on Calisphere and the Online Archive of California (OAC).
CDLINFO News: Calisphere
Do you have a web site you’d like to share that has been created by a UC campus faculty member, librarian, or researcher? Let us know! We’d like to add it to Calisphere.
A new Themed Collection: 1780-1880: California in Transition is now available in Calisphere.
Now that fall has returned and UC students are streaming back to campus, it’s a good time to take another look at Calisphere with undergraduate students in mind.
Over 2,000 new digitized primary resources are now available in the CDL’s Calisphere and Online Archive of California (OAC) websites as of September 2008. The collections offer unique glimpses into California local history, and were assembled by a range of institutions throughout the state.
Approximately, 350 proceedings and papers dating back to 1901 from the records of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) are now available in Calisphere and the Online Archive of California (OAC).
Recently, Bay Area K-12 teachers learned simple and practical ways to team a cutting-edge technology — an iPod touch, PowerPoint, and online tools such as MovieMaker and Garageband — with Calisphere’s thousands of primary source images to bring history to life in the classroom.
CDL is pleased to report that in its first year, Calisphere has become a valuable resource for scholars, a popular destination for the general public, and an essential site for K-12 educators, who call it “a dream resource” and “a teacher’s dream come true.”
Over 1,500 new digitized primary resources are now available in the CDL’s Calisphere and Online Archive of California (OAC) websites as of February 2008.
CDL’s Calisphere team is partnering with the Alameda County Office of Education’s CTAP Region IV and the UC Irvine History Project in order to promote best practices for teaching with primary source materials and achieve other objectives.