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Category: Calisphere

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…

Introducing: Calisphere exhibitions!

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 users to get up close and…

Calisphere exceeds half a million items!

“The deeper you look, the more you’ll discover.” Today, the Calisphere motto rings particularly true, as we celebrate the growth of the collection to over half a million items! (Or 530,711, to be exact.)   Recent additions include the Gold

A bee’s flight and other wonders: 41,000 new items to explore on Calisphere

Flying bees, North Korean propaganda, and Catholicism in Los Angeles are just some of the subjects depicted in the more than 41,000 new items that have recently been added to Calisphere. A total of 56 fascinating and diverse new…

Calisphere/Shared DAMS user group meeting, featuring UCI linked data project

Please join us for the next Calisphere / Shared DAMS User Group meeting on March 22 at 11:00 AM. Our special guest at this meeting will be UC Irvine’s Laura Smart. Laura will discuss the exciting NEH-funded project “Piloting Linked…

Calisphere / Shared DAMS User Group Meeting: Join Us!

Please join us for the inaugural Calisphere / Shared DAMS User Group meeting!                     Meeting details: December 14, 3 PM – 4 PM Readytalk conference call For call-in information and a…

UCLDC Project Wrap-Up and Ongoing Collaboration

The launch of the new Calisphere site in September of this year represented the culmination of the UC Libraries Digital Collection (UCLDC) Project. We are pleased to say that the project achieved the goal of establishing a full pipeline for…

Release of the new Calisphere! More content in a great new interface

CDL is pleased to announce the official, public release of the new Calisphere website, currently in beta mode. Go there now! The new Calisphere site provides access to even more unique digital collections from libraries, archives, and museums throughout…

It’s alive! Calisphere BETA soft launch

The UC Libraries Digital Collection (UCLDC) project team is pleased to announce the soft launch of Calisphere BETA. The beta site is the public interface to all collections that have been aggregated through the UCLDC platform, and represents the…

Calisphere collections now available through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

Researchers are now able to explore Calisphere’s incredible collection of digital primary sources within the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). This month, the CDL successfully shared more than 225,000 metadata records from Calisphere from UC libraries and over 120…