CDLINFO News: Grants

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.

DataONE to Deal with Data Deluge

November 20, 2009  |  Category:  Grants,Press Releases,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Researchers at the University of California have partnered with dozens of other universities and agencies to create DataONE (, a global data access and preservation network for earth and environmental scientists that will support breakthroughs in environmental research.

Mellon Planning Grant Awarded to UC Libraries for a Western Regional Storage Trust

November 3, 2009  |  Category:  Grants,Newsletter,Shared Print  |  Author: 

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the University of California Libraries a nine month planning grant to organize the “Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST)” — a shared print repository service, focused initially on retrospective journal archives.

New on OAC and Calisphere: Local History Digital Resources

By Sherri Berger, Digital Special Collections Program Coordinator CDL is pleased to announce the online publication of approximately 2,000 diverse graphic materials documenting local people, place, and … More

Public Access to Web Archiving Service Goes Live

July 8, 2009  |  Category:  Grants,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3),Web Archiving  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library is pleased to announce public access to the archives built with the Web Archiving Service. The tools that CDL provides to capture, curate and preserve websites now also enable librarians to publish the archives they’ve created for the benefit of researchers and the general public.

New Collections in Calisphere and the OAC: Local History Digital Resources

Over 2,000 new digitized primary resources are now available in the CDL’s Calisphere and Online Archive of California (OAC) websites as of September 2008. The collections offer unique glimpses into California local history, and were assembled by a range of institutions throughout the state.

CDL Receives 2008-2009 LSTA Funding for the Local History Digital Resources Program

September 5, 2008  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL was awarded $111,000 in grant funding through 2008-2009 from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) to provide preservation and access services as part of the “Local History Digital Resources Program” (LHDRP).

Local History Resources – New Collections in Calisphere and the OAC

Over 1,500 new digitized primary resources are now available in the CDL’s Calisphere and Online Archive of California (OAC) websites as of February 2008.

American West Status Report

April 24, 2007  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

American West (AmWest) is a three-year William and Flora Hewlett Foundation grant to assemble a virtual collection drawing from the resources of major research institutions. Learn more at

Local History Digital Resources Featured in Calisphere and the Online Archive of California (OAC)

November 9, 2006  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

More than 3,600 digitized primary resources from 19 California cultural heritage institutions are now featured in the CDL’s Calisphere ( and Online Archive of California ( websites. The … More