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Press: “Digital library moves closer to conception as discussion begins”

Posted by DPLA on February 24, 2011 in Press.

“Organizations across the country are turning over a new page in a fresh attempt to create a national, digital public library.

“The Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University is one of many participating organizations in the initiative to create the Digital Public Library of America.

“Although librarians have been interested in creating a more expansive digital library for about 15 years, progress in mass digitization now is making this a more viable goal, said Maura Marx, a fellow with the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and executive director of the Open Knowledge Commons.”

From Summer Ballentine’s article on StateNews.com, “Digital library moves closer to conception as discussion begins