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June 2011 Technical Workshop

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On June 14, 2011, the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, in conjunction with the Open Knowledge Commons and with generous support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, convened a small working group meeting at the Associate Librarian for Library Services Office at the Library of Congress to begin to make recommendations for the overall technical architecture of a DPLA and to converge on a set of key technical principles upon which the DPLA will be built. The goal of the meeting was to surface and identify concrete insights, including areas for future research; development and policy proposals; and other tangible outcomes.

The workshop explored existing technologies as possible components or platforms for DPLA; mapped out key decisions that will be foundational to DPLA’s technical architecture; and explored how best to integrate the results of the ongoing Beta Sprint into future technical development.

A followup workshop was held with representatives from a number of Beta Sprint teams in December.

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Agenda

Welcoming Remarks
Deanna Marcum, Associate Librarian for Library Services at the Library of Congress; DPLA Steering Committee
Brett Bobley, National Endowment for the Humanities
Maura Marx, Open Knowledge Commons and Berkman Center for Internet & Society; DPLA Steering Committee
John Palfrey, Berkman Center for Internet & Society and Harvard Law School; Chair, DPLA Steering Committee
DPLA Technologies: Foundations for Growth & Sustainability
Chris Freeland, Biodiversity Heritage Library
The Shoulders of Giants: Leveraging Existing Technologies for the DPLA
Martin Kalfatovic, Smithsonian Institution and Biodiversity Heritage Library
The Beta Sprint: Incorporating Outcomes in the Technical Workstream
John Palfrey, Berkman Center for Internet & Society and Harvard Law School
Technical Dissemination: Where and How?
Nate Hill, San Jose Public Library
Principles for the Technical Issues
David Weinberger, Harvard Library Innovation Lab
Summary and Concluding Remarks
Chris Freeland, Biodiversity Heritage Library

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