The DPLA strives for openness and transparency in its activities. The following policies and guidelines, many developed in close consultation with the DPLA community, reflect the DPLA’s fundamental organizational commitments.

Operational policies

DPLA Draft Bylaws // Google Doc or HTML

DPLA Draft Certification of Incorporation (Charter) // Google Doc or HTML

Open Meetings Guidelines // PDF

Committees Purpose and Structure // PDF or HTML

Advisory Committee Purpose and Structure // PDF or HTML

Data-related policies

DPLA Metadata Application Profile (MAP) v3 // PDF

Metadata Policy Statement // PDF or HTML

Data Use Best Practices // PDF or HTML

End-user policies

Privacy Policy

Terms of Service

Last updated: February 15, 2014