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[Video] Dan Cohen Presents at Los Angeles Public Library
June 11, 2013

[Video] Dan Cohen Presents at Los Angeles Public Library

A couple of weeks ago DPLA Executive Director Dan Cohen was in Los Angeles, California, where he gave a presentation at the Los Angeles Public Library’s Taper Auditorium

[June 30, 2013] Dan Cohen to speak during ALA President’s Program at ALA Annual 2013
June 11, 2013

[June 30, 2013] Dan Cohen to speak during ALA President’s Program at ALA Annual 2013

Dan Cohen, Founding Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) will be the featured speaker in the ALA President’s Program & Awards Presentation at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference on Sunday, June 30, 2013.

DPLA Participates in National Day of Civic Hacking, June 1 – 2, 2013
May 13, 2013

DPLA Participates in National Day of Civic Hacking, June 1 – 2, 2013

The DPLA will participate in the first ever National Day of Civic Hacking, a national event that will take place on June 1-2 in cities across the nation.

Welcome to the Digital Public Library of America
April 18, 2013

Welcome to the Digital Public Library of America

It’s not very often you get to build a new library. Together, that’s what we will begin to do today.  

[April 18] DPLA Launch Meet Up in Cambridge, MA
April 18, 2013

[April 18] DPLA Launch Meet Up in Cambridge, MA

The DPLA staff will be in Cambridge this afternoon (April 18, 2013) to meet with those who would like to chat about the new DPLA site, give thanks to those who helped make the DPLA possible, and look to the future.

A Message from Executive Director Dan Cohen
April 16, 2013

A Message from Executive Director Dan Cohen

From all of us at the Digital Public Library of America, our hearts go out to those affected by the terrible events in Boston yesterday.

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.

Hacking the DPLA: DPLA to present at Code4Lib Conference in February 2013
January 15, 2013

Hacking the DPLA: DPLA to present at Code4Lib Conference in February 2013

This coming February, Nate Hill (Chattanooga Public Library) and SJ Klein (Wikipedia) from the DPLA will host a pre-conference hackfest as well as present during the Code4Lib Conference in Chicago.

November 21, 2012

Press: Appfest Coverage Highlights

Appfest shows off space for collaboration in the Chattanooga Public Library View more from Aaron Schmidt, Views from the

November 14, 2012

John Palfrey delivers TEDx Talk

John Palfrey, Head of School at Phillips Academy, Andover, and member of the DPLA Board of Directors, delivered a talk entitled “Digital Libraries and Keeping Well in a Digital Age,” at last week’s TEDxPhillipsAcademy event. Palfrey introduces the DPLA, and discusses the importance continued importance of physical objects and face-to-face interaction as a way of encouraging wellness.

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