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
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
Merritt Repository Service
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.
Online 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.
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.