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National Archives to Help Launch the Digital Public Library of America’s Pilot Project
March 12, 2013

National Archives to Help Launch the Digital Public Library of America’s Pilot Project

The DPLA will include 1.2 million digital copies from the National Archives catalog

Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero announced today that the National Archives will serve as a leading content provider to the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).

March 9, 2013

DPLA, LibraryBox and SXSWi

A LibraryBox is an open source, portable digital file distribution tool based on inexpensive hardware that enables delivery of educational, healthcare, and other vital information to individuals off the grid.

Dan Cohen Named Founding Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America
March 5, 2013

Dan Cohen Named Founding Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America

Cohen will begin his tenure as DPLA Executive Director on April 18, 2013

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) announced today the appointment of Dan Cohen as the DPLA’s founding Executive Director.

February 19, 2013

DPLA Nominating Committee soliciting recommendations for Board candidates

The last day to submit recommendations was Friday, March 1 at 5:00 PM EST.

The DPLA Nominating Committee was formed in December 2012 to find candidates for two spots on the Board of Directors.

February 13, 2013

DPLA at Code4Lib 2013

The DPLA was in Chicago earlier this week for Code4Lib 2013, a large annual conference of library technologists.

New Orphan Works Research from Berkeley Law
February 12, 2013

New Orphan Works Research from Berkeley Law

This is the first in a series of posts by Dave Hansen that will explore the Berkley Digital Library Copyright Project’s research on orphan works and mass digitization.

In this guest post, Dave Hansen describes the Berkley Digital Library Copyright Project’s recent white paper.

DPLA releases version 3 of the DPLA Metadata Application Profile (DPLA MAP V3)
February 8, 2013

DPLA releases version 3 of the DPLA Metadata Application Profile (DPLA MAP V3)

The DPLA is pleased to share version three of the “Digital Public Library of America Metadata Application Profile” (DPLA MAP V3).

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