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Announcing Our Interim Technical Development Team
January 4, 2012

Announcing Our Interim Technical Development Team

An initial group of developers will develop a draft technical specification and begin work on the initial elements of the DPLA platform between now and April 2012.

DPLA Research Opportunity
December 5, 2011

DPLA Research Opportunity

Paid Internship Opportunity: Research Assistant for the Digital Public Library of America planning initiative

The DPLA seeks a part-time research assistant for the spring. This position would be a great opportunity for college or graduate students.

DPLA video update from Europeana Tech
November 2, 2011

DPLA video update from Europeana Tech

DPLA Secretariat Director Maura Marx gave a short update on the DPLA at last month’s Europeana Tech Conference.

October 21, 2011

Digital Public Library of America and Europeana Announce Collaboration

Two major digital library networks have reached an agreement to collaborate in ways that will make a large part of the world’s cultural heritage available to a large part of the world’s population.

October 21, 2011

Sloan Foundation and Arcadia Fund Announce Funding for the Digital Public Library of America

The Sloan Foundation and Arcadia Fund today announced a major contribution for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) in the form of combined $5 million in funding. The DPLA Steering Committee is leading the first concrete steps toward the realization of a large-scale digital public library that will make the cultural and scientific record available to all.

October 20, 2011

DPLA Steering Committee Meeting Notes: October 20, 2011

The Digital Public Library of America Steering Committee met briefly today to check in before tomorrow’s plenary meeting.

October 5, 2011

Public Conference to Showcase Innovative Ideas for the Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America planning initiative to hold public plenary meeting in Washington, DC on October 21, 2011

The first Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) conference will bring together government leaders, librarians, technologists, makers, students, and others interested in building a national digital library at the National Archives in Washington, DC. Conference participants will share their visions for the DPLA effort and explore multiple points of entry for public participation in the initiative’s work.

Welcome to the new DPLA website!
October 4, 2011

Welcome to the new DPLA website!

Welcome to the new home of the Digital Public Library of America planning initiative! We hope this site will serve as an interactive repository of information, research, and conversations related to the building of a national digital library. Come take a look!

Beta Sprint Review Panel Announces Results
September 29, 2011

Beta Sprint Review Panel Announces Results

Nine promising projects invited to present at the DPLA plenary meeting in Washington, DC

The Beta Sprint Review Panel met on September 19, 2011; nine projects were invited to present at the DPLA plenary meeting on October 21, 2011 in Washington, DC.

September 14, 2011

September Video Update

Steering Committee Chair John Palfrey gives an update on the DPLA’s work over the summer.

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