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Digital Special Collections

The CDL Digital Special Collections (DSC) team supports collaboration between libraries, archives, and museums throughout the State of California to provide access to a world class digital collection that serves an array of end users, from researchers and scholars to students and the general public.

DSC offers:

  • UC faculty and students a comprehensive index of rare and unique materials and images for classroom instruction;
  • UC's libraries, archives, and museums technology, expertise, and best practices for building and providing access to their digital collections; and
  • California K-12 teachers and the general public access to UC's digital collections for teaching and exploration.
Products and Services
Online Archive of California (OAC): A website providing free public access to collection guides, describing primary resource collections held by libraries, archives, and museums throughout California. 
Calisphere: A gateway to thousands of digitized primary sources from institutions throughout the state, aggregated and optimized for ease of discovery and use.
UC Libraries Digital Collection: A shared system for managing, aggregating, and providing access to unique digital content from the ten UC campus libraries, currently in the implementation phase.
UC Shared Images: A collaborative, cross-campus program for building an aggregated image collection across the UC system.

Digital Special Collections Team
Catherine Mitchell Director
| Catherine Mitchell staff profile available
Brian Tingle Technical Lead
| Brian Tingle staff profile available
Sherri Berger Product Manager
Gabriela Montoya Contributor Support Specialist
(UC San Diego)
Mark Redar Programmer Analyst
Adrian Turner Data Services Manager
| Adrian Turner staff profile available
Last updated: October 01, 2015
Sherri Berger staff profile available