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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 DAMS (Nuxeo): A digital asset management system (or DAMS) hosted by the CDL, for use by the UC Libraries to create and manage their collections.

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
Matthew McKinley Metadata Harvest Operator
Gabriela Montoya Contributor Support Specialist
(UC San Diego)
Mark Redar Programmer Analyst
Adrian Turner Data Services Manager
| Adrian Turner staff profile available
Amy Wieliczka Digital Collections Assistant
Last updated: May 25, 2017
Sherri Berger staff profile available