Press: “Flaws of Harvard-hosted Digital ‘Public’ Library of America: Too secretive, too oligarchical and not responsive enough to U.S. library needs—especially for modern e-books”

Posted by DPLA on June 17, 2011 in Press.

“A fashionable line in the media these days is, ‘Elections have consequences.’ So does governance, whether of the local Rotary Club, the United States of America, or a Harvard-hosted group serving as a quasi-shaper of national digital library policy. Alas, the so-called Digital ‘Public’ Library of America has refused to live up to the P word.”

From David Rothman’s post on, “Flaws of Harvard-hosted Digital ‘Public’ Library of America…”