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March 16, 2012

Press: “Thursday Sessions: Romance, Reference, Funding and Federal Digitization”

“My day’s third session [at the 2012 PLA Conference] was a presentation from the leadership team at the Digital Public Library of America.”

Building the Ultimate Summer Reading App
March 13, 2012

Building the Ultimate Summer Reading App

In this guest post, Audience and Participation workstream member Nate Hill discusses efforts to plan and build a summer reading app for the DPLA platform.

The Audience and Participation email list has been bustling with talk of constructing a summer reading app for the DPLA platform. Nate Hill proposed the idea in February 2012 and has been its chief advocate.

March 13, 2012

Press: “The Digital Public Library of America and the Digital Future”

Watch Robert Darnton deliver a speech entitled “The Digital Public Library of America and the Digital Future” at the Donoho Colloquium at Dartmouth College.

March 9, 2012

Press: “President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts”

Luis Herrera, City Librarian of the San Francisco Public Library and Steering Committee member, was recently nominated by President Obama to become a member of the National Museum and Library Services Board.

March 5, 2012

Press: “Three Cheers and Two Questions for the DPLA”

“Darnton’s inspiration is familiar to most academic librarians: publisher greed has turned the public good of knowledge into a private commodity…”

March 2, 2012

Press: “Creating the public library of the future”

“For several years, Martin Gomez has been actively promoting the Digital Public Library of America – a campaign to digitize inventories of cultural and scientific records and make them available to everyone, online – in effect, creating the public library of the future…”

Interview: Nate Hill, Web Librarian
March 2, 2012

Interview: Nate Hill, Web Librarian

Nate Hill spoke with us last week via email about work done by the Audience & Participation workstream in advance of DPLA West, libraries as creative spaces, and his personal vision for the DPLA.

February 29, 2012

Press: “Cultural Historian Robert Darnton on Digitizing Dartmouth’s Treasures”

“Darnton spoke with Dartmouth Now about the DPLA project after his lecture, which was also the inaugural Donoho Colloquium, sponsored by The Neukom Institute for Computational Science and the Friends of the Dartmouth College Library.”

February 28, 2012

Press: “Darnton discusses future of libraries”

Robert Darnton spoke in Dartmouth’s Filene Auditorium in Monday’s inaugural Donoho Colloquium titled “The Digital Public Library of America and the Digital Future.”

February 24, 2012

Press: “A two part plan to make your library a local publisher”

“The original vision for librarylab.org was connected to the Digital Public Library of America beta sprint; it was to be a networked physical architecture acting as a gateway for contribution to a national digital library.”