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Seven pilot sites join national digital library project with Knight Foundation funding
October 12, 2012

Seven pilot sites join national digital library project with Knight Foundation funding

Pilot project will engage communities in local history.

The Digital Public Library of America will launch pilot projects with $1 million in funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

IMLS Awards $250,000 to the DPLA for Digital Hubs Pilot Program
September 13, 2012

IMLS Awards $250,000 to the DPLA for Digital Hubs Pilot Program

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced today a $250,000 grant to support the development of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) and its Digital Hubs Pilot Program.

DPLA Announces Inaugural Board of Directors
September 11, 2012

DPLA Announces Inaugural Board of Directors

The DPLA Steering Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of five members to the inaugural DPLA Board of Directors.

DPLA Releases RFP for Front-End Design and Development
August 6, 2012

DPLA Releases RFP for Front-End Design and Development

Proposals due August 20, 2012

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Secretariat is delighted to release a request for proposals (RFP) for the design and development of a prototype front end portal for the DPLA.

DPLA Announces New Director for Content
August 2, 2012

DPLA Announces New Director for Content

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Secretariat is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily B. Gore as DPLA Director for Content, beginning September 1, 2012.

National Endowment for the Humanities announces award to support development of DPLA pilot
July 26, 2012

National Endowment for the Humanities announces award to support development of DPLA pilot

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced a $1 million award that will support the creation of the DPLA’s content infrastructure.

June 2012 DPLA Update From John Palfrey
June 7, 2012

June 2012 DPLA Update From John Palfrey

Steering Committee Chair John Palfrey checks in with a video update about the April 2012 DPLA West plenary meeting and future plans for the DPLA.

PLA receives IMLS grant to plan for a national digital summer reading program
June 5, 2012

PLA receives IMLS grant to plan for a national digital summer reading program

The Public Library Association has been awarded $50,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to support the research and design of a national digital summer reading program app.

Harvard Releases 12 Million Library Records
April 25, 2012

Harvard Releases 12 Million Library Records

The library has made nearly all of the catalog records from its 73 libraries available under a CC0 license

The Harvard Library has made 12 million library records available for programmatic access via the DPLA API.

April 2012 DPLA Update From John Palfrey
April 12, 2012

April 2012 DPLA Update From John Palfrey

In this video, John Palfrey gives a short update on the work currently underway within the DPLA effort and efforts yet to come.

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