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News & Blog
May 9, 2014
The DPLA Board of Directors and its Finance Committee will each hold a conference call in May 2014, both of which are open to the public.
May 8, 2014
In this guest post, DPLA Community Rep and digital collections consultant Danielle Cunniff Plumer describes her recent work building Omeka exhibitions using DPLA and organizing a hackathon at the Texas Conference on Digital Libraries.
May 6, 2014
The Digital Public Library of America is pleased to announce that Audrey Altman will be joining its growing staff as Technical Specialist, beginning June 1, 2014 in DPLA’s Boston office.
May 5, 2014
The Legal Committee held an open call on Wednesday, May 7. The agenda and notes from this call are available in this post.
May 1, 2014
Mary Battle, Public Historian at the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, describes the value of oral histories as a teaching tool and highlights some of her favorites from DPLA.
April 30, 2014
On April 17 and 18, we celebrated our 1st birthday with a host of exciting announcements. Included below are reflections from members of the press and public on DPLA and its progress 1-year in.
April 28, 2014
This post by Franky Abbott gives an update on the work of the first class of community reps to give readers a sense of how the program works.
April 25, 2014
DPLA Community Rep Lavanda Wagenheim, IB Middle Years Programme Coordinator at the Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools- Middle in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, details a recent outreach activity she organized for instructors in her school district.
April 23, 2014
Music is universal. All cultures have music in their history. How they go about making that music and
April 17, 2014
Digital Public Library of America Celebrates Its First Birthday with the Arrival of Six New Partners, Over 7 Million Items, and a Growing Community
This week marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Digital Public Library of America (http://dp.la), a groundbreaking all-digital library that brings together millions of items from America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. In celebration, DPLA is proud to announce the addition of five major new partners and other significant milestones that attest to the tremendous momentum the project has as it enters its second year.