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Press: Hack the humanities: The Digital Public Library of America is coming

Posted by DPLA on April 11, 2013 in Press.

“The humanities aren’t typically associated with programmers and engineers, but a wave of startup innovation may be be coming to fields such as history and art thanks to a project called the Digital Public Library of America.”

“The online library is a massive, years-long effort to digitize and connect the collections of libraries, archives and museums across the U.S. Its mission is to unlock a rich trove of historical and cultural data—including documents, photographs, artwork, maps and audio—digitized, archived and easily searchable thanks to rich metadata.”

An excerpt from Alan Dalenberg’s article for Upstart Business Journal, The Digital Public Library of America is coming