CDLINFO News: Digital Special Collections

Over one million digital items from California cultural heritage institutions now available through Calisphere!

April 16, 2018  |  Category:  Access & Publishing,Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The deeper you look, the even more you discover! Big news: over one million historical images, texts, recordings, and other primary resources are now available in the statewide digital … More

CDL Opening for Senior Product Manager

The California Digital Library (CDL) is a collaborative effort of the ten campuses of the University of California. As a UC systemwide library, CDL provides services to and on behalf … More

CDL Job Opening for Applications Programmer

[Image courtesy of San Francisco Public Library]The California Digital Library (CDL) is seeking an Applications Programmer analyst to help build and provide access to a world-class collection of historical and … More

A Farewell to Sherri Berger

It is our bittersweet task to announce that Sherri Berger, OAC/Calisphere Strategic Initiatives Manager, will be leaving CDL shortly to take a position as the Digital Programs Officer at the … 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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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

CDL’s Adrian Turner wins Archival Award of Excellence

CDL is delighted to announce that Adrian Turner has won the prestigious Archival Award of Excellence from the California Historical Records Advisory Board. Adrian received the award in recognition … More

Staff in Print – Sherri Berger and Catherine Mitchell

May 2, 2016  |  Category:  Access & Publishing,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL’s Sherri Berger and Catherine Mitchell of the Access & Publishing group have contributed a chapter to Shared Collections: Collaborative Stewardship (An ALCTS Monograph), edited by Dawn Hale.  Their chapter … 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