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.
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
Content type: Large collections of volume-based works for scanning.
Contact: Paul Fogel
Content type: Digital objects of any type.
Service: Preservation of digital objects for UC institutions.
Contact: Eric Lopatin
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.
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.
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.
UC researchers interested in contributing their work for preservation or publication, see Resources for Faculty.