App Library

The DPLA is a platform that enables new and transformative uses of our digitized cultural heritage. The DPLA's application programming interface (API) and open data can be used by software developers, researchers, and others to create novel environments for learning, tools for discovery, and engaging apps.

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HistoricalGIFs

Drew Gordon

This Twitter bot (@dpladotgif) brings you the DPLA one GIF at a time. Moving images at random from the Digital Public Library of America.

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MetaDash

Dean Farrell

Use MetaDash to search the DPLA, Europeana or Digital New Zealand for a term or terms and view the metadata associated with your search.

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WordPress Searcher Europeana & DPLA is a plugin that creates widgets for searching Europeana & DPLA.

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WUD

Medicine & Society chair at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland)

WUD is a customised search engine helping you to pull, link and organise data from two major cultural heritage repositories: Europeana and DPLA.

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Color Browse

Chad Nelson

Color Browse lets you search the DPLA by hundreds of shades and hues. Pick a color to browse through results in a totally new way.

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Metadata Explorer

Dean Farrell

Metadata Explorer is an attempt to explore national digital libraries, pan-national digital libraries and libraries in general, in a different, hopefully useful way.

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DPLA Item Flow

Dean Farrell

A visualization showing the the flow of hubs into the DPLA.

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DPLA Partner Flow

Dean Farrell

A visualization showing the flow of items into DPLA hubs from their content providers.

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Hover over an institution's wedge to see how many items it has contributed to DPLA.

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Visually browse books by language and view them on the DPLA Bookshelf.

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Term Frequency Map

Dean Farrell

See how your search term(s) frequency changes through time in DPLA.

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DPLA Licenses

Dean Farrell

A treemap graphic that shows the top 575 licenses in the DPLA corpus, divided into four clusters.

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