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Metadata Aggregation Webinar: January 22, 2015 at 2 PM Eastern
January 8, 2015

Metadata Aggregation Webinar: January 22, 2015 at 2 PM Eastern

On January 22, at 2 pm eastern, we will be hosting a webinar about metadata aggregation. We’ll be taking an inside look at aggregation best practices at two of our DPLA Service Hubs in North Carolina and South Carolina. In addition, DPLA has been working on improving our existing tools as well as creating some new ones for metadata aggregation and quality control.We’d like to share what’s in place and preview some of our plans and we hope to get feedback on future directions.

Apply to be a new DPLA Hub!
December 2, 2014

Apply to be a new DPLA Hub!

The Digital Public Library of America seeks applicants to serve as Service Hubs and Content Hubs in our growing national network. The applications and corresponding instructions are now available.

Introducing Our First Class of DPLA Community Reps
January 7, 2014

Introducing Our First Class of DPLA Community Reps

We are so pleased to announce our first class of DPLA Community Reps–volunteers who engage their local communities by leading DPLA outreach activities. We received an overwhelming response to our call for applicants and were able to admit 100 people into the the first class.

What’s happening at DPLAfest 2013
October 22, 2013

What’s happening at DPLAfest 2013

With just a few days left before the start of this year’s DPLAfest, we’re all hard at work to put together a memorable experience for participants. There are a lot of chances to learn something new, talk through ideas, and see what tools the DPLA has to offer researchers and institutions. With so much happening, a quick look at the full agenda for Friday might seem overwhelming. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the many interesting workshops.

Internship Opportunity: DPLA Research Assistant
August 29, 2013

Internship Opportunity: DPLA Research Assistant

The application period for the part-time research assistant position ended on Friday, September 13.

The application period for the part-time research assistant position ended on Friday, September 13.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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