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Resources for Content Contributors

The CDL welcomes contributions from collecting institutions and repositories (such as libraries, museums, and historical societies) for preservation, digitization, access, and publishing. Some services are limited to UC-affiliated institutions.

For more information, send an inquiry via the email link in the sections below. Please include the following information:

  • The name of your collecting institution or repository. [Please note: Select services are restricted to UC affiliated institutions. We are unable to accept contributions from individuals at this time.]
  • The type of content you would like to contribute.
  • The service you’re interested in (preservation, digitization, access, or publishing).
  • We’ll assist you with further information and next steps.

CDL Services that accept content contributions

sunburst made of blue dotseScholarship

Content type: Original scholarly works including books, journals, articles, working papers, and previously published materials (“postprints”).

Service: Open access publishing, dissemination, discovery, display, and preservation of UC-affiliated research and publications

Contact: help@escholarship.org

Mass Digitization

Content type: Large collections of volume-based works for scanning.

Contact: Paul Fogel

sunburst circle made from 5 "V" shapes; the upper-right segment is green and the rest are orangeMerritt Repository Service

Content type: Digital objects of any type.

Service: Preservation of digital objects for UC institutions.

Contact: Eric Lopatin

orange tetrahedron evocative of the sunCalisphere

Content type: Digitized items from primary resource collections maintained by UC and non-UC libraries, special collections, archives, historical societies, and museums.

Service: Provides public access to digital special collections.

Contactoacops@ucop.edu

two stacked sideways brown and gray "V" shapesOnline Archive of California

Content type: Guides (or “finding aids”) to primary resource collections maintained by UC and non-UC libraries, special collections, archives, historical societies, and museums.

Service: Facilitates public access to primary resources.

Contact: oacops@ucop.edu

UCDAMS (Nuxeo)

Content type: Digital special collections material, such as images, text, audio, and video.

Service: Build and manage digital objects, create metadata, and store content files.

Contact: oacops@ucop.edu

UC researchers interested in contributing their work for preservation or publication, see Resources for Faculty.