CDLINFO News: Calisphere

Calisphere: Gearing up for DPLA in April

Last year, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) welcomed the California Digital Library as a DPLA Content Hub, on behalf of the UC Libraries and with the endorsement of … More

Calisphere in Atlantic Monthly Series

September 8, 2014  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Publishing & Special Collections  |  Author: 

Calisphere is the University of California’s free public gateway to primary sources from across the state. Containing more than 240,000 unique digital items — such as photographs, letters, newspaper pages, and … More

UC Special Collections Highlighted

In a news article on the University of California website, UC archival collections are highlighted across the campuses. States the article, “While there’s no other band like the Grateful Dead, … More

DPLA Welcomes CDL and UC Libraries Participation: Content Hub Launch

Today, April 17, 2014, the Digital Public Library of America welcomed the California Digital Library, in collaboration with the ten-campus University of California (UC) Libraries system, as a DPLA Content … More

¡Viva la Causa!: Herman Baca Collection reveals 50 years of Chicano community activism in San Diego

January 22, 2014  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Online Archive of California,Special Collections  |  Author: 

By Sherri Berger, CDL and Marlayna Christensen, UC San Diego Approximately 40,000 pages of textual and visual material documenting Chicano community activism in San Diego are now freely available on … More

Good enough to eat: Halberstadt food photographs at UC Davis

April 22, 2013  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Online Archive of California,Special Collections  |  Author: 

Our virtual world is rife with images of food: a friend’s triumphant dinner party, a market with overflowing produce, the not-to-be-missed doughnut around the corner. From amateur snapshots of memorable … More

Historic audio and video recordings on OAC and Calisphere

March 4, 2013  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Online Archive of California,Special Collections  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce the recent addition of 33 digitized sound and video recordings to the Online Archive of California (OAC) and Calisphere, as part of a pilot … More

Do You Use Calisphere? Tell Your Story!

February 19, 2013  |  Category:  Calisphere,Information Services,Newsletter,Special Collections  |  Author: 

CDL’s Calisphere Website is a finalist for an IMLS National Medal Award.  Calisphere will be featured on the IMLS Facebook page on February 22.  If you’ve used Calisphere in your … More

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Undefined Future Uses

February 18, 2013  |  Category:  Calisphere,eScholarship,Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Last week I attended a lecture titled “Computing and the Practice of History” by Dan Cohen, Director of the Center for History and New Media  at George Mason University.   … More

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California Digital Library Named National Medal for Museum and Library Service Finalist

February 14, 2013  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Special Collections  |  Author: 

We are honored to share that the California Digital Library has been named as a finalist for the 19th annual National Medal for Museum and Library Service for our work … More