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Category: Calisphere

Calisphere welcomes new contributors on its redesign anniversary

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the new Calisphere site, and we’re celebrating by making it even bigger! Since its release in September 2015, the site has grown by 150,000 items, to reach more than 550,000 total items today. These include […]

CDL welcomes Matthew McKinley

Matthew McKinley has just joined CDL as the new Metadata Harvest Operator for Calisphere, and will be working alongside Mark, Adrian and Brian to perform/monitor Calisphere metadata harvests, as well as making improvements to the harvester codebase. Matthew earned his MSIS […]

UC Libraries Digital Collection Project wins 2016 Sautter Award

The UC Libraries Digital Collection (UCLDC) project has won a Larry L. Sautter Golden Award for Innovation in Information Technology. The annual award, which is sponsored by the UC Information Technology Leadership Council, recognizes “collaborative innovations in IT that advance […]

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 […]

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 personal with the remarkable […]

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 collections […]

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 Open […]

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 […]