CDLINFO News: Digital Special Collections

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

ARTstor Digital Library: New Features / User Registration for Image Downloads

August 30, 2011  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

ARTstor recently announced a number of new features and enhancements to the ARTstor Digital Library, in time for the fall semester and quarter: Filter search results by Time Period, … More

John Muir letters highlighted in new Calisphere Themed Collection topic

August 18, 2011  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  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

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. … More

New Calisphere features enable better image discovery and browsing

July 18, 2011  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Two recent enhancements to the Calisphere interface, plus the release of a slideshow widget for contributors, provide new ways to discover and view the more than 220,000 images in the … More

New Native American Rock Art topic on Calisphere

July 7, 2011  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Did you know that humans have been living in California for an estimated 8,000-12,000 years? Digital Special Collections is pleased to announce the addition of a new topic to California … More

The LGBT Pride Parade: New on Calisphere

May 4, 2011  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Digital Special Collections is pleased to announce a new themed collection topic on Calisphere. The topic features images of the 1977 and 1978 Lesbian and Gay Pride Parades in San … More

Prototype interface released for searching archival authority records

December 20, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL’s Digital Special Collections program is pleased to announce the public release of a draft prototype historical access system for the Social Networks and Archival Context Project (SNAC). SNAC is … More

New feature on Calisphere: Local History Mapped

September 30, 2010  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Travel through California history with Calisphere’s newest feature: a set of interactive maps with hundreds of images from the past century, plotted at the locations they depict. With Local History … More

New on OAC and Calisphere: Local History Digital Resources

CDL is pleased to announce the online publication of approximately 1,200 diverse materials documenting local people, places, and events throughout California in the Online Archive of California (OAC) and Calisphere. … More