CDL’s Digital Special Collections Program is excited to announce that we have created a Calisphere page on Facebook. Facebook pages enable organizations to promote their services and connect with individuals. We’ll be using the page to engage educators, students, and the general public.
CDLINFO News: Calisphere
By Sherri Berger, Digital Special Collections Program Coordinator CDL is pleased to announce the online publication of approximately 2,000 diverse graphic materials documenting local people, place, and … More…
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).
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.”