CDLINFO News: Digital Special Collections

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

Finding and teaching with images using ARTstor

February 16, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,UC Shared Images  |  Author: 

By Sherri Berger, Digital Special Collections Program Coordinator As the new semester ramps up, we thought it was a good time to remind you about the wealth of digital images … More

Luna Insight collections: transitioning access in January 2010

January 27, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,UC Shared Images  |  Author: 

By Rosalie Lack, CDL Digital Special Collections Director The CDL has transitioned the access of several image collections from CDL’s version of the Luna Insight service to other entry … More

Uncovering California’s Environmental Collections

December 7, 2009  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter,Press Releases  |  Author: 

Researchers worldwide will soon have access to previously inaccessible collections of documents, photographs, and other rich archival materials related to California’s environmental history.

Follow John Muir on Twitter and Facebook

November 19, 2009  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This December, hear renowned California writer and naturalist John Muir (1838-1914) in his own words as he travels to California, encounters Yosemite for the first time, and works to preserve the open land he calls home.