CDLINFO News: Grants

Cobweb Update: How Cobweb Facilitates Participatory Web Archiving

Given its breadth and depth, archiving the web can seem an overwhelming endeavor. Digital curators typically approach web archiving by first determining what to collect based on the collecting scope … More

Cobweb Update: Supporting Collaborative Web Archiving

Not unlike the arachnids to which we allude in the Cobweb name, the team behind this open source service platform designed to support collaborative collection development for web archives has … More

DMPTool Team Awarded NSF EAGER Grant for Actionable DMPs

September 20, 2017  |  Category:  DMPTool,Grants,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

DMPTool is delighted to announce that the California Digital Library has been awarded a 2-year NSF EAGER grant to support active, machine-actionable data management plans (DMPs). The vision is to convert … 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

DMPTool wins Sautter award

July 3, 2012  |  Category:  Grants,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

The DMPTool, http://dmptool.org/, has won a Larry L. Sautter Golden Award for Innovation in Information Technology. The Sautter Awards were established by the University of California’s Information Technology Leadership Council in … More

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Prototype interface released for searching archival authority records

December 20, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL’s Digital Special Collections program is pleased to announce the public release of a draft prototype historical access system for the Social Networks and Archival Context Project (SNAC). SNAC is … More

New on OAC and Calisphere: Local History Digital Resources

CDL is pleased to announce the online publication of approximately 1,200 diverse materials documenting local people, places, and events throughout California in the Online Archive of California (OAC) and Calisphere. … More

JHOVE2: characterization matters

May 10, 2010  |  Category:  Grants,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

JHOVE is software used by most digital libraries and repositories to help manage their collections of digital files. First released in 2005, it quickly became an indispensible tool for format … More

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SNAC project will use archival authority records to expand access

April 20, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL’s Digital Special Collections Program is collaborating on an exciting research and development project with the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia (project lead) … More

Uncovering California’s Environmental Collections

December 7, 2009  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter,Press Releases  |  Author: 

Researchers worldwide will soon have access to previously inaccessible collections of documents, photographs, and other rich archival materials related to California’s environmental history.