California Digital Library


The site covers a very wide range of topics, providing e-books, articles, surveys and multimedia files. A section is dedicated to a free academic articles repository.


This is essentially the digital version of the University of California libraries established in 1997


Full-text articles and e-books are available as well as multimedia files and survey results with hypertextual graphs. Many different formats are present in the various sections

Information density

At least four huge databases are available (Repository, Online Archive of California, e-scholarship, Counting California) with a storage of millions of records and items archived

Content Pertinence to Political Science

Social science is one of the two macro-categories included in the main search engine

Updating Rate

Archives and databases are updated according to the libraries acquisitions timings. The most frequently updated section is the one dedicated to e-scholarship repository