Databases (143 results)
The State Census Data Center (SCDC) serves as the central point for the dissemination of census data in California. The SCDC program was instituted by the U.S. Census Bureau to increase and improve public access to census data products.
Monthly lists are available as pdf files and records are included in the Main Catalog.
All California publications received in print or online are cataloged by the State Library and included in the CSL Main Catalog.
“Calisphere is the University of California’s free public gateway to a world of primary sources. More than 150,000 digitized items — including photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, transcribed oral histories, advertising, and other unique cultural artifacts — reveal the diverse history and culture of California and its role in national and world history. Calisphere’s content has been selected from the libraries and museums of the UC campuses, and from a variety of cultural heritage organizations.”
“The MATERIALS database contains chemical, physical, visual, and analytical information on over 10,000 historic and contemporary materials used in the production and conservation of artistic, architectural, archaeological, and anthropological materials.” Very useful for some design questions.
CAMIO–Catalog of Art Museum Images Online–contains around 80,000 images of works of Art from 24 different museums. The artwork selection draws from a wide range of places and time periods. The images in CAMIO are licensed for non-commericial, educational use (teaching and research).