Thursday, January 05, 2017

Digital Collection: Calisphere

Contents: Calisphere provides a gateway to digital collections across the state of California from libraries, universities, and museums. Designed with educators in mind, it accesses over 400,000 images, texts, and recordings. Users can explore the collections or exhibitions. Or, use the search tool to conduct a keyword search.
Classroom Connections: The project includes a page specifically for educators with teaching resources. Many of the collections are geared to the K-12 curriculum such as Gold Rush Life.
Featured Digital Objects:
Dr. Suess Artwork -
Gold Rush Life -
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire -
To visit the collection at
To explore the educator section, go to