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[October 21, 2011] DPLA Plenary Meeting

[October 21, 2011] DPLA Plenary Meeting

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The first Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Plenary Meeting, convened by the DPLA Secretariat at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and hosted by The National Archives in Washington, DC, brought together a wide range of stakeholders in a broad, open forum to present the history of and vision for the DPLA effort, to showcase the best ideas and models submitted to the Beta Sprint (an open call for code and concepts defining how the DPLA should operate), and to create multiple points of entry for public participation in the work of the DPLA.


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October 2011 Plenary: Beta Sprint Lightning Round
January 23, 2012

October 2011 Plenary: Beta Sprint Lightning Round

The Beta Sprint Lightning Round includes presentations from Bookworm, DPLA Collection Achievements and Profiles System, and Wikicite - A Universal Citation Platform.

Watch the Beta Sprint Lightning Round presentations from the October 2011 plenary meeting in Washington, DC.

October 2011 Plenary: Beta Sprint Presentations, Part II
January 20, 2012

October 2011 Plenary: Beta Sprint Presentations, Part II

The second installment of the Beta Sprint presentation videos includes Government Publications —Enhanced Access & Discovery through Open Linked Data & Crowdsourcing, Metadata Interoperability Services, and ShelfLife/Library Cloud.

Watch presentations from three Beta Sprinters at the DPLA’s October 2011 Plenary Meeting in Washington, DC.

October 2011 Plenary: Beta Sprint Presentations, Part I
January 18, 2012

October 2011 Plenary: Beta Sprint Presentations, Part I

The first installment of the Beta Sprint presentation videos includes the Digital Collaboration for America's National Collections, the CLIR-DLF / IMLS DCC Beta Sprint, and extraMUROS.

Watch presentations from three Beta Sprinters at the DPLA’s October 2011 Plenary Meeting in Washington, DC.

October 2011 Plenary: Perspectives on the Digital Public Library of America
January 4, 2012

October 2011 Plenary: Perspectives on the Digital Public Library of America

The third session of the 2011 plenary meeting featured a series of presentations concerning various luminaries' perspectives on the DPLA.

Watch the “Perspectives on the DPLA” session from the DPLA’s October 2011 Plenary Meeting in Washington, DC.

October 2011 Plenary: Report From Washington
December 20, 2011

October 2011 Plenary: Report From Washington

A panel featuring leaders from some of the United States' preeminent library and archival institutions

Watch the “Report from Washington” session from the DPLA’s October 2011 Plenary Meeting in Washington, DC.

October 2011 Plenary: Opening Remarks
December 15, 2011

October 2011 Plenary: Opening Remarks

Brief opening remarks from public and private institutions and funders of the Digital Public Library of America

Watch the opening remarks from the DPLA’s October 2011 Plenary Meeting in Washington, DC.

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Talya Feldman
November 29, 2011

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Talya Feldman

Talya Feldman discusses the DPLA and issues of access with research assistants Kenny and Ben.

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Thompson Usiyan
November 22, 2011

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Thompson Usiyan

Thompson Usiyan, a student at Berklee College of Music, shared his perspective on the DPLA.

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Eric Riley
November 21, 2011

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Eric Riley

Eric Riley is a librarian at the Washington, D.C. Public Library who spoke with us during a mid-morning break at the October 2011 Plenary conference.

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Elena Kemelman
November 17, 2011

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Elena Kemelman

Elena Kemelman, a recent MLIS graduate, spoke briefly about her personal vision for the DPLA’s future at the October 21, 2011 Plenary Meeting.

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