CDLINFO News: Online Archive of California

CDL Job Opening for OAC/Calisphere Service & Outreach Manager

The California Digital Library (CDL) is hiring a Service & Outreach Manager to promote access to and awareness of a world-class collection of historical and primary source digital materials, aggregated … 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

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

New OAC feature: support for publication of supplemental PDF guides

Last year, we released a new tool for the Online Archive of California (OAC) called RecordEXPRESS. This tool made it even easier for OAC contributors to create collection guides using … More

PDF processing: a behind-the-scenes but important update to the OAC

July 25, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,Online Archive of California,Special Collections  |  Author: 

This week we changed how we process PDF documents on the Online Archive of California (OAC). Although this won’t result in any flashy new features on the OAC, it will … 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