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Press: “Update on the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)”

Posted by DPLA on July 11, 2011 in Press.

“Since we’ve discussed this exciting initiative in the past, I thought I’d update readers of this blog on the status of the Digital Public Library of America. Based at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, the DPLA aims, as its name suggests, to be a public, digital library.  Originally conceived as an alternative to Google’s private digital library, the DPLA took on greater significance when Google’s exclusive deal with publishers and authors of out-of-print works was rejected by a federal court earlier this year.”

From Ben Alper’s post, “Update on the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)