News: Announcements

The latest updates from the University Library.
We’re excited to announce that we’ve launched public access to the UC Davis Web Archives. This project, created using the California Digital Library’s Web Archiving Service (WAS), preserves websites in the entire “ucdavis.edu” domain to document the history of the University’s activities and accomplishments. Special Collections, as the ...
May 24, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
The Society of American Archivists has partnered with the American Library Association, the Library of Congress, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and many other cultural heritage organizations to launch Preservation Week – a national campaign to help raise awareness about collecting and preservation, to ...
April 22, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
The Colby E. “Babe” Slater Student Internship in Special Collections is generously funded by Richard and Marilyn Slater McCapes. The internship is named in honor of Marilyn’s father, Colby E. Babe Slater. Slater, a 1917 graduate of the University Farm School (now the University of California, Davis), won Olympic gold ...
April 19, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
Special Collections will be participating in Picnic Day as part of the Shields Library Open House. Shields Library and Special Collections will be open from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2013. On display will be selections from the Colby E. “Babe” Slater Collection. Slater, a 1917 graduate ...
April 19, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
Special Collections announces that the following collections have been processed during October 12, 2012-March 1, 2013 and now have finding aids on the Online Archive of California (OAC). The collections that are marked with an asterisk were processed as part of our participation in the project, ...
March 4, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
You may have noticed some new activity in the Special Collections Reading Room at UC Davis. Brighter lights may be seen as patrons use digital cameras to take photographs. Special Collections has a pilot project to allow still cameras in the Reading Room. Camera use reduces the need to handle materials ...
January 25, 2013 • Jenny Hodge