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University of Southern California Libraries Join Digital Public Library of America as a Content Hub
August 22, 2013

University of Southern California Libraries Join Digital Public Library of America as a Content Hub

DPLA will extend reach of USC’s unique collections, while USC Libraries increase DPLA’s coverage of Southern California history and culture

The University of Southern California Libraries have become the first library in California to partner with the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) as a content hub.

DPLA Featured on NPR’s All Things Considered
August 19, 2013

DPLA Featured on NPR’s All Things Considered

The DPLA was featured recently on NPR’s All Things Considered as part of a series on public libraries in the US, “Keys To The Whole World: American Public Libraries.”

DPLA Welcomes Serendip-o-matic to the App Library
August 2, 2013

DPLA Welcomes Serendip-o-matic to the App Library

From the One Week | One Tool Team's August 2, 2013 press release

After five days and nights of intense collaboration, the One Week | One Tool digital humanities team has

The Digital Public Library of America Receives Major Grant from Anonymous Donor
August 1, 2013

The Digital Public Library of America Receives Major Grant from Anonymous Donor

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is extremely excited to announce that an anonymous donor has stepped forward to provide substantial support towards its efforts.

Suggest a workshop for DPLAfest 2013!
July 13, 2013

Suggest a workshop for DPLAfest 2013!

The open call for workshop suggestions and ideas closed on August 8.

The open call for workshop suggestions and ideas for DPLAfest 2013 closed on August 8. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!

Frances Abbott to join DPLA as ACLS Public Fellow
July 11, 2013

Frances Abbott to join DPLA as ACLS Public Fellow

We are extremely pleased to announce that Frances Abbott will be joining the DPLA as an American Council of Learned Society (ACLS) Fellow in September 2013.

[July 15, 2013] Board of Directors Call
July 10, 2013

[July 15, 2013] Board of Directors Call

The DPLA Board of Directors will hold a conference call on Monday, July 15, 2013. The call is open to the public.

American History at Your Fingertips
July 10, 2013

American History at Your Fingertips

The University of Minnesota Library, which houses the Minnesota Digital Library, one of the DPLA’s six service hubs, recently released a fabulous video detailing their involvement in the DPLA.

DPLA Meet and Greet @ ALA 2013 (Photos)
July 1, 2013

DPLA Meet and Greet @ ALA 2013 (Photos)

On Sunday, June 30, DPLA Executive Director Dan Cohen, Director for Content Emily Gore, Assistant Director for Content Amy Rudersdorf, and Project Coordinator Kenny Whitebloom met with a number of folks from participating DPLA institutions, as well as members of the public interested in the DPLA’s work.

DPLA named a 2013 Best Website for Teaching & Learning by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
June 29, 2013

DPLA named a 2013 Best Website for Teaching & Learning by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

The DPLA has been chosen as an American Association of School Librarians (AASL) 2013 Best Websites for
Teaching & Learning.