CDLINFO News: Calisphere

Calisphere – Share it with your students!

September 16, 2008  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

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.

New Collections in Calisphere and the OAC: Local History Digital Resources

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.

New Collection in Calisphere and the OAC: AFL-CIO Papers and Proceedings

September 10, 2008  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

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).

Calisphere and iPods in the Classroom: New technology brings California history to life

May 30, 2008  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

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.

Calisphere’s First Year in Review

February 28, 2008  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

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.”

Local History Resources – New Collections in Calisphere and the OAC

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.

Calisphere K-12 Partnerships

October 24, 2007  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

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.

UCSF Japanese Woodblock Print Collection

October 17, 2007  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

The UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management is pleased to announce a new website featuring the Japanese Woodblock Print Collection.

California Cultures

August 6, 2007  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Calisphere’s California Cultures web site has been redesigned. The site now includes 3-5 historical topics for each of the included ethnic groups and browse terms as a way for users to easily access the content.

UC Merced: Japanese Art Collection Now Available Online

The UC Merced Library and the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture collaborated to make more than a millennium of Japanese art available online.