CDLINFO News: Digital Special Collections

New environmental history collections now available through the OAC

December 10, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

The CDL is pleased to announce the availability of over 41 important collections, held by nine institutions throughout California, which document environmental history within and beyond the state. The availability … More

Librarian in Print – Rachael Hu

CDL’s Rachael Hu has an article published in this month’s RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage (Fall 2012 13:175-190).   The article is entitled, “Methods to Tame … 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

Invitation to Data Curation Workshop — North and South

By Patricia Cruse, Director, UC3 Researchers now must manage and share their data as part of research grants, and are looking for assistance in meeting these requirements for data curation. … More

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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

CDLers (and UCBer) in Print

UC librarians Sherri Berger (CDL), Lynn Jones (UCB) and Ellen Meltzer (CDL) have contributed a chapter to Past or Portal?  Enhancing Undergraduate Learning through Special Collections and Archives, edited by … More

RecordEXPRESS makes it easier to contribute collection guides to the OAC

May 9, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce the release of a new tool called RecordEXPRESS, which is designed to make it even easier for Online Archive of California (OAC) contributors to describe … 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

Vertical Search Demo submitted to Digital Public Library of America Beta Sprint

September 8, 2011  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL has submitted a Vertical Search Demo to the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Beta Sprint project. The Beta Sprint issued a call for ideas and prototypes for the … More