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Press: “Public questions for Digital Public Library of America Chair John Palfrey and other steering committee members: Doesn’t governance matter?”

Posted by DPLA on June 20, 2011 in Press.

“Harvard Law Prof. John Palfrey, chair of the Digital Public Library of America, still has not, to my knowledge, released minutes from the organization’s June 13 steering committee meeting in Washington—closed to the public. The DPLA committee kept me out even though I had been an invited participant in the DPLA’s March workshop at the Harvard Faculty Club, and I’ve grown more and more curious about the committee’s operations; hence, the questions ahead on issues ranging from budget to formal or informal bylaws.”

From David Rothman’s post on LibraryCity.org, “Public questions for Digital Public Library of America Chair John Palfrey and other steering committee members: Doesn’t governance matter?