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News & Blog
October 22, 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.
October 16, 2013
An interview with Jamie Hollier of the DPLA Board of Directors and DPLA research assistant Hillary Brady.
September 26, 2013
DPLA Seeks to Provide Libraries with Digital Services as Part of the FCC’s E-rate Modernization Program
The Digital Public Library of America has submitted a comment to the FCC outlining how DPLA’s infrastructure can enable public libraries to modernize their digital services and overall mission.
September 19, 2013
In the hopes of capitalizing on the amazing wealth of knowledge and energy in our community, we’re excited to kickstart a monthly series of open conference calls separate from the Board calls focused on topics related to our four operational committees.
September 12, 2013
During its September 2013 open call, the DPLA Board of Directors announced the formation of a couple of Board committees responsible for carrying out formal governance functions.
September 6, 2013
The DPLA Board of Directors held a conference call on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. The call was open to the public.
September 3, 2013
We’re excited to share that 1.7 million metadata records associated with almost 3.5 million of HathiTrust’s freely available books, journals, government documents, and more are now accessible on dp.la and through the DPLA application programming interface (API).
August 29, 2013
We want educators to make use of the incredible primary and secondary resources available through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). Here’s a quick guide to some topics and themes represented in the DPLA’s vast collections of openly available materials.
August 29, 2013
The application period for the part-time research assistant position ended on Friday, September 13.
August 23, 2013
The DPLA has officially set up shop in the Boston Public Library, in the heart of Copley Square in downtown Boston!