CDLINFO News: Special Collections

CDL receives additional LSTA grant funding to expose more cultural heritage collections through Calisphere and DPLA

September 20, 2018  |  Category:  Calisphere,Grants,Newsletter,Publishing & Special Collections,Special Collections  |  Author: 

“1951 – Harvesting Hops in the West.” Courtesy of UC San Diego Library, Special Collections & Archives CDL is pleased to announce that we have received an additional year of … More

Digitization at the Click of a Shutter: Works of California Photographers Ruth-Marion Baruch and Pirkle Jones Now Online

Thousands of images by California photographers Ruth-Marion Baruch (1922–1997) and Pirkle Jones (1914–2009) are now digitized and available online (many for the first time!) on Calisphere and UC Santa Cruz University Library … More

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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

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

April 16, 2018  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Publishing & Special Collections,Special Collections  |  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,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,Special Collections  |  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,Grants,Newsletter,Special Collections  |  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,Newsletter,Special Collections  |  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