CDLINFO News: Calisphere

New, collaborative process for curating Calisphere exhibitions

November 1, 2017  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter  |  Author: 

We’re pleased to announce a more collaborative process for the development of Calisphere Exhibitions, which we believe will bring more voices and stories to the site — as well as highlight … More

Digitization at the speed of light: 6,000 photos of sci-fi history now on Calisphere

August 29, 2017  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Almost 6,000 newly digitized photos of science fiction and fantasy conventions, held by UC Riverside, are now available on Calisphere. See collection. The photos depict the World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”) … More

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Calisphere welcomes new contributors on its redesign anniversary

September 16, 2016  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the new Calisphere site, and we’re celebrating by making it even bigger! Since its release in September 2015, the site has grown by 150,000 items, … More

CDL welcomes Matthew McKinley

August 24, 2016  |  Category:  Access & Publishing,Calisphere,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Matthew McKinley has just joined CDL as the new Metadata Harvest Operator for Calisphere, and will be working alongside Mark, Adrian and Brian to perform/monitor Calisphere metadata harvests, as well … More

UC Libraries Digital Collection Project wins 2016 Sautter Award

July 15, 2016  |  Category:  Access & Publishing,Calisphere,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The UC Libraries Digital Collection (UCLDC) project has won a Larry L. Sautter Golden Award for Innovation in Information Technology. The annual award, which is sponsored by the UC Information … More

CDL receives LSTA grant funding to expand access to more collections through Calisphere

July 6, 2016  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce that we have received funding to expand our metadata harvesting operations for Calisphere, enabling us to aggregate and provide even more comprehensive access to unique … More

Introducing: Calisphere exhibitions!

June 27, 2016  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Join a civil rights protest. Marvel at the engineering of an early car. Get a glimpse of what life was like for people throughout history. Calisphere’s new “exhibitions” invite researchers and general … More

Calisphere exceeds half a million items!

May 26, 2016  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter  |  Author: 

“The deeper you look, the more you’ll discover.” Today, the Calisphere motto rings particularly true, as we celebrate the growth of the collection to over half a million items! (Or … More

A bee’s flight and other wonders: 41,000 new items to explore on Calisphere

April 6, 2016  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Flying bees, North Korean propaganda, and Catholicism in Los Angeles are just some of the subjects depicted in the more than 41,000 new items that have recently been added to … More

Calisphere/Shared DAMS user group meeting, featuring UCI linked data project

March 10, 2016  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections  |  Author: 

Please join us for the next Calisphere / Shared DAMS User Group meeting on March 22 at 11:00 AM. Our special guest at this meeting will be UC Irvine’s Laura Smart. … More