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Through public conferences, workshops, and participation in related events, DPLA brings together public and research librarians, authors, publishers, and educators together with interested parties from cultural organizations, state and local government, private industry, and the general public. The connections built through these events are fundamental to our work. We encourage you to join us at our public events and to participate in related conferences and workshops.

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DPLA staff and its affiliates (Board of Directors and Committees, Content and Service Hubs, and Community Reps) also attend and present at numerous conferences, workshops, and festivals across the country, viewable below in calendar form. 


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GIF IT UP Winners Announced
December 11, 2014

GIF IT UP Winners Announced

There’s no better way to wrap up a busy year than with a showcase of awesome GIFs made from open materials. Over the past couple of months we’ve had tons of fun running the GIF IT UP competition with our good friends at DigitalNZ. Thank you to everyone who entered!

December 9, 2014

December 15, 2014: Open Board Call

The DPLA Board of Directors call will hold an open call on Monday, December 15, at 3:00 PM Eastern.

Open Technical Advisory Committee Call: Wednesday, December 3, 2:00 PM Eastern
December 2, 2014

Open Technical Advisory Committee Call: Wednesday, December 3, 2:00 PM Eastern

The DPLA Technical Advisory Committee will lead an open committee call on Wednesday, December 3 at 2:00 PM Eastern.

November 8, 2014

Board Governance Committee Executive Session: November 12, 2014

The DPLA Board of Directors’ Governance Committee will hold an executive session conference call on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. The purpose of the call is to discuss a slate of Board nominees and to come up with next steps. Pursuant to DPLA’s open meetings guidelines, this call will be closed to the public, as the Board Governance subcommittee will deliberate and consider matters of personnel.

Open Marketing and Outreach Committee Call: Friday, November 7, 2:00 PM Eastern
November 3, 2014

Open Marketing and Outreach Committee Call: Friday, November 7, 2:00 PM Eastern

The DPLA’s Marketing and Outreach Committee will lead an open committee call on Friday, November 7 at 2:00 PM Eastern.

DPLA and DigitalNZ present GIF IT UP, an international GIF-making competition: October 13 – December 1, 2014
October 13, 2014

DPLA and DigitalNZ present GIF IT UP, an international GIF-making competition: October 13 – December 1, 2014

It’s a public domain celebration! The Digital Public Library of America and DigitalNZ are holding GIF IT UP, an international competition over the next six weeks to find the best GIFs reusing public domain and openly licensed digital video, images, text, and other material available via our search portals. The winners will have their work featured and celebrated online at the Public Domain Review and Smithsonian.com. Pretty sweet, huh?

Open Content Strategy Committee Call: October 1, 2:00 PM Eastern
September 24, 2014

Open Content Strategy Committee Call: October 1, 2:00 PM Eastern

The Content Strategy Committee will hold an open call on Wednesday, October 1 at 2:00 PM EDT. Registration and agenda information can be found here.

Indianapolis Selected to Host DPLAfest 2015, April 17-18, 2015
September 23, 2014

Indianapolis Selected to Host DPLAfest 2015, April 17-18, 2015

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is pleased to announce that Indianapolis, Indiana will serve as host city for its second-ever DPLAfest celebration, taking place on April 17-18, 2015. Area institutions serving as co-hosts to DPLAfest 2015 include the Indianapolis Public Library, the Indiana State Library, the IUPUI University Library, and the Indiana Historical Society.

September 10/15, 2014: Board and Board Finance Committee Open Calls
September 9, 2014

September 10/15, 2014: Board and Board Finance Committee Open Calls

The DPLA Board and its Finance Committee each held an open conference call in September 2014. Both of these calls were open to the public.

Open Legal Committee Call: September 3, 2:00 PM Eastern
August 28, 2014

Open Legal Committee Call: September 3, 2:00 PM Eastern

The Legal Committee will hold an open call on Wednesday, September 3 at 2:00 PM EDT. Registration info and the call’s agenda are now available.

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