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Press: “More Thoughts on the DPLA”

Posted by DPLA on March 18, 2012 in Press.

“One of the things mentioned at the DPLA lecture I went to was that it is envisioned as a complimentary service to public libraries, not an attempt to replace them. For those few folks that don’t have an internet connection (for they must still be some holdouts, voluntary or note) or for those books that have no digital incarnation, a digital library cannot fully replace a brick and mortar one. For those reasons and a myriad more, the DPLA should, and does envision itself as a way to help improve public libraries’ offerings. As The Fates would have it, I recently ran into a great example of how this could be realized…”

From Bradley McKenna’s post on The Bionic Librarian-To-Be, More Thoughts on the DPLA