Information for Content Contributors
The CDL welcomes contributions from collecting institutions and repositories (such as libraries, museums, and historical societies) for preservation, digitization, access, and publishing. Some services are limited to UC-affiliated institutions.
For more information, send an inquiry via the email link in the sections below. Please include the following information:
- The name of your collecting institution or repository. [Please note: Select services are restricted to UC affiliated institutions. We are unable to accept contributions from individuals at this time.]
- The type of content you would like to contribute.
- The service you're interested in (preservation, digitization, access, or publishing).
We'll assist you with further information and next steps.
Content type: Guides (or "finding aids") to primary resource collections, and digitized items within those collections, maintained by UC and non-UC libraries, special collections, archives, historical societies, and museums.
Service: Provides public access to collections through the Online Archive of California and Calisphere.
Content type: Image-based collections maintained by UC visual resource repositories, to support campus instruction and study
Service: Provides access to images through ARTstor.
Large collections of volume-based works for scanning. For more information, visit the Mass Digitization page
Content type: Original scholarly works including books, journals, articles, working papers, and previously published materials ("postprints").
Service: Open access publishing, dissemination, discovery, display, and preservation of UC-affiliated research and publications
Content type: Websites
Service: Preservation and access to collections of websites for any collecting institution or repository.
Content type: Digital objects
Service: Preservation of digital objects for UC institutions.