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DPLA Exchange Offers Library-Centered Ebook Marketplace
October 10, 2017

DPLA Exchange Offers Library-Centered Ebook Marketplace

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is proud to launch the DPLA Exchange, a pilot program to test a new model for a library-owned and library-centered ebook marketplace for popular ebooks, together with openly-licensed ebooks.

Ready, Set, GIF! International GIF IT UP competition returns October 1-31
September 29, 2017

Ready, Set, GIF! International GIF IT UP competition returns October 1-31

This October, all GIF-­makers, history nuts, cultural heritage enthusiasts and lovers of the internet are invited to take part in the fourth annual GIF IT UP competition.

New Primary Source Sets for Education Now Published
September 28, 2017

New Primary Source Sets for Education Now Published

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is excited to announce the publication of twenty new Primary Source Sets. These sets explore new topics in US history, literature, arts, world history, and science and technology and provide rich new primary sources from libraries, archives, and museums across the country that are classroom-ready for students and educators alike.

DPLA Board Call: September 15, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern
September 11, 2017

DPLA Board Call: September 15, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern

The next DPLA Board of Directors call is scheduled for Friday, September 15 at 3:00 PM Eastern. This call is open to the public, except where noted.

Mauricio Giraldo Joins DPLA as Principal Interaction Designer
September 7, 2017

Mauricio Giraldo Joins DPLA as Principal Interaction Designer

The Digital Public Library of America is pleased to announce that Mauricio Giraldo has joined its growing staff as DPLA as Principal Interaction Designer.

Big Sky Country Digital Network Collections Now Discoverable in DPLA!
August 21, 2017

Big Sky Country Digital Network Collections Now Discoverable in DPLA!

We are excited to welcome our newest hub to DPLA! The collections of the Big Sky Country Digital Network are now available to explore in the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). The new Montana Service Hub represents a collaborative effort between the Montana State Library (MSL), the Montana Historical Society (MHS), the University of Montana (UM), and Montana State University (MSU). Together, these organizations have made thousands of new resources accessible via DPLA. As with all Service Hubs, Big Sky Digital Network brings its own unique, local history that allows DPLA represent the diversity of experiences across the country and collections that contribute to our common heritage.

DPLA Launches Open-Source Spark OAI Harvester
August 16, 2017

DPLA Launches Open-Source Spark OAI Harvester

The DPLA is launching an open-source tool for fast, large-scale data harvests from OAI repositories. The tool uses a Spark distributed processing engine to speed up and scale up the harvesting operation, and to perform complex analysis of the harvested data. It is helping us improve our internal workflows and provide better service to our hubs. The Spark OAI Harvester is freely available and we hope that others working with interoperable cultural heritage or science data will find uses for it in their own projects.

Job Opportunity: Executive Director
August 15, 2017

Job Opportunity: Executive Director

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) seeks an Executive Director for a unique opportunity to nurture and expand the nation’s first freely accessible on-line digital library.

DPLA to Launch Membership Network Program
August 1, 2017

DPLA to Launch Membership Network Program

On September 1, 2017, DPLA will launch the Hub Network Membership program. This program will create a closer,

DPLA Welcomes New Leaders and Salutes Departing Board Members
June 30, 2017

DPLA Welcomes New Leaders and Salutes Departing Board Members

We wish to thank Robert Darnton and Luis Herrera for their enthusiastic support and steadfast guidance as members of DPLA’s Board of Directors, and give a warm welcome to new members Brian Bannon and Chris Bourg, who will begin their first term this summer.

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