CDLINFO News: Grants

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.

CDL Receives 2008-2009 LSTA Funding for the Local History Digital Resources Program

September 5, 2008  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL was awarded $111,000 in grant funding through 2008-2009 from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) to provide preservation and access services as part of the “Local History Digital Resources Program” (LHDRP).

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.

American West Status Report

April 24, 2007  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

American West (AmWest) is a three-year William and Flora Hewlett Foundation grant to assemble a virtual collection drawing from the resources of major research institutions. Learn more at http://www.cdlib.org/inside/projects/amwest/.

Local History Digital Resources Featured in Calisphere and the Online Archive of California (OAC)

November 9, 2006  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

More than 3,600 digitized primary resources from 19 California cultural heritage institutions are now featured in the CDL’s Calisphere (http://www.calisphere.universityofcalifornia.edu/) and Online Archive of California (http://www.oac.cdlib.org/) websites. The … More

Melvyl Recommender Project Findings

October 26, 2006  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Melvyl Recommender Project http://www.cdlib.org/inside/projects/melvyl_recommender/, which explored next-generation services for library catalogs, has reached its conclusion.  The project was funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Popular commercial … More

National Science Foundation Grant Final Report

October 12, 2006  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library was awarded a National Science Foundation grant in 2003 to build on and enhance the National Science Digital Library (NSDL). The work has been completed Update: … More

CDL Receives Grant for Melvyl Catalog Recommender Project

October 13, 2005  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

What if your library catalog was smart enough to offer good recommendations? The Melvyl Catalog Recommender Project is an experimental research and prototyping project that is investigating a number of … More

OAC Local History Digital Resources Project Continues

October 14, 2004  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

The CDL is pleased to announce the continuation of the Online Archive of California (OAC) Local History Digital Resources Project.  This multi-year project is supported by the Library Services and … More

CDL Receives $2.4 Million Library of Congress Grant

October 14, 2004  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL has been awarded a three-year, $2.4 million grant from the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Information and Infrastructure Preservation Program (NDIIPP).  The award is … More