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Category: Calisphere

Calisphere soars past two million digital primary resource items!

We are delighted to announce that Calisphere now provides access to over two million historical images, texts, recordings, and other primary resources from the state of California’s remarkable digital collections. Explore early maps of the world; photographs from historical newspapers;…

Introducing: “About the Collections in Calisphere” — a new statement of context and principles

We are writing to introduce “About the Collections in Calisphere,” a newly-available statement of context and principles about the historical materials found in the Calisphere website. Calisphere is a gateway to California’s remarkable digital collections, with free access…

New video resource introducing Calisphere!

We are thrilled to announce a new video resource that demonstrates the breadth of Calisphere, a publicly available digital resource developed and maintained by the University of California. Calisphere is your gateway to California’s remarkable digital collections, with…

Matthew McKinley transitioning from CDL to Omeka

Our colleague Matthew McKinley has accepted the role of Full-Stack Developer with Omeka, which provides open-source web publishing platforms for sharing digital collections and creating media-rich online exhibits. He will be working with a team of colleagues primarily centered…

“They Were Really Us”: The UCSF Community’s Early Response to AIDS — A New Exhibition on Calisphere

When HIV/AIDS first seized the nation’s attention in the early 1980s, it was a disease with no name, known cause, treatment, or cure. Beginning as a medical mystery, it turned into one of the most divisive social and political issues…

Diverse Narratives and Myriad Perspectives: New Collections on Calisphere!

We are thrilled to highlight new collections on Calisphere that feature community voices and stories. These collections are made available in close collaboration with local community members and broaden our worldview through the diverse narratives and myriad perspectives that resonate…

Exploring innovations in history: architecture, television, travel — new collections made available through LSTA!

New collection highlights Calisphere continues to grow, not only in size but also in breadth with new collections providing insight into innovations in architecture, television, and travel. UC Santa Barbara’s Art, Design & Architecture (AD&A) Museum is a longstanding contributor…

Summer Internship at CDL: Machine Learning Techniques Applied to Calisphere

During the summer of 2018, the Publishing, Archives, and Digitization group at CDL was fortunate enough to host UCB School of Information masters student Sejal Popat as an intern. While at the CDL, Popat worked to apply machine learning techniques…

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