CDLINFO News: Digital Special Collections

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

Recruiting for Digital Special Collections Programmer Analyst

July 26, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library’s Digital Special Collections (DSC) team is seeking a programmer analyst to help build and provide access to a world-class collection of historical and primary source materials.  … More

New features for OAC Contributors: Dashboard and Search Box

May 19, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Digital Special Collections is pleased to announce the release of two new features for OAC contributing institutions: the OAC contributor dashboard and an OAC search box for institution websites. OAC … More

CDL Users Council: You can view this year’s sessions

By Ellen Meltzer, Information Services Manager From your desktop, you can attend sessions on CDL program activities tailored for Users Council.   UC campuses and selected California institutions have a Users … More

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SNAC project will use archival authority records to expand access

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

CDL’s Digital Special Collections Program is collaborating on an exciting research and development project with the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia (project lead) … More

CDL-Hosted Archivists’ Toolkit/Archon Service: Now Available

March 3, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Adrian Turner, DSC Data Consultant The CDL Digital Special Collections Program is pleased to announce the availability of a new, free service for contributors to the Online … More

Farewell Rosalie Lack

February 16, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

By Ivy Anderson, Director of Collection Development & Management Rosalie Lack will be leaving the CDL in early March for an exciting new opportunity as Deputy Director of an international … More