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Author: Adrian Turner

CDL-Hosted Archivists’ Toolkit/Archon Service: Now Available

By Adrian Turner, DSC Data Consultant The CDL Digital Special Collections Program is pleased to announce the availability of a new, free service for contributors to the Online Archive of California (OAC) and Calisphere websites: CDL-hosted versions of Archivists’ Toolkit

New UC Shared Images Metadata Guidelines

By Adrian Turner, Data Consultant for Digital Special Collections The UC Shared Images program recently revised and published its guidelines for shareable metadata.  Version 2.0 of the “Metadata Submission Guidelines” (MSG) is now available. The MSG provides image-based…

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

By Adrian Turner, CDL Data Consultant 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…

New Collection in Calisphere and the OAC: AFL-CIO Papers and Proceedings

By Adrian Turner, CDL Data Consultant Approximately, 350 proceedings and papers dating back to 1901 from the records of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) are now available in Calisphere and the Online Archive of

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

By Adrian Turner, CDL Data Consultant 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).…

CDL Guidelines for Digital Objects, Version 2.0: Updated for METS File element

By Adrian Turner, CDL Data Acquisitions The “CDL Guidelines for Digital Objects, Version 2.0” (CDL GDO) has been updated to include specifications for use of the METS File <file> element.  You can find the updated version at http://www.cdlib.org/inside/diglib/guidelines/ . The…

CDL Guidelines for Digital Objects, Version 2.0: Updated requirements for METS unique identifiers

By Adrian Turner, CDL Data Acquisitions consultant The “CDL Guidelines for Digital Objects, Version 2.0” (CDL GDO) has been updated to reflect modified requirements for METS unique identifiers.  You can find the updated version at http://www.cdlib.org/inside/diglib/guidelines/ . The revision applies…

CDL Guidelines for Digital Objects, Version 2.0 — available online

The CDL and Digital Library Services Advisory Group (DLSAG) are pleased to announce the release of the final version of the CDL Guidelines for Digital Objects (CDL GDO), Version 2.0. The guidelines are available in HTML and PDF format at…