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Toward a National Archival Finding Aid Network: planning initiative update and release of new report

We are pleased to share the availability of a new report, “Finding Aid Aggregation at a Crossroads” (“Crossroads”): https://escholarship.org/uc/item/5sp13112 This report is a primary deliverable of the “Toward a National Archival Finding Aid Network” project, a one-year (October 2018 –

Christine Kim joins CDL as OAC/Calisphere Service & Outreach Manager

We are delighted to announce that Christine Kim is joining the CDL as the OAC/Calisphere Service & Outreach Manager, effective January 15, 2019. Christine brings a broad array of advanced product management, marketing and outreach, and community support experience to

Toward a national archival finding aid network: collaborative planning initiative receives LSTA funding support

CDL is excited to announce that we will soon be embarking on a collaborative planning initiative, in partnership with regional/statewide archival description aggregators, to explore a “next generation” finding aid network — one that which would continue to serve the

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

CDL is pleased to announce that we have received an additional year of grant support from the California State Library, enabling us to aggregate and provide even more comprehensive access to unique digital resources from cultural heritage organizations throughout the

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 at the statewide and national level through our services. Your

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

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 resource aggregation represented by Calisphere, and soon in the Digital Public

CDL Job Opening for Applications Programmer

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 primary source materials.  We need your expertise to uncover and share the remarkable, one-of-a-kind collections held

In Memoriam: Mark Redar

It is with deep sadness that the California Digital Library shares news of the passing of Mark Redar, Programmer Analyst on the Digital Special Collections team. Since coming to CDL in July 2008, Mark developed and maintained tools used by

CDL receives LSTA grant funding to expand access to more collections through Calisphere

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 digital resources from across the state of California. The initiative

SNAC wins C.F.W. Coker Award from Society of American Archivists

If you’re researching the life of Gertrude Stein and want to see all of the primary source materials created by her and documenting her life and work, you’d likely spend years trying to locate those items.  From finding her manuscripts,