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DPLA at ALA Annual 2013
June 27, 2013

DPLA at ALA Annual 2013

For those of you attending the American Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago, IL later this week, we’ve devised a handy DPLA @ ALA scheduler so you can catch all of the latest from the DPLA and DPLA staff members.

Save the date: DPLAfest 2013, October 24-25, 2013, in Boston, MA
June 26, 2013

Save the date: DPLAfest 2013, October 24-25, 2013, in Boston, MA

Save the date! On October 24-25, 2013 the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) will bring together librarians, archivists, and museum professionals, developers and technologists, publishers and authors, teachers and students, and many others to Boston, MA to celebrate the DPLA’s successful April 2013 launch, its recent milestones, and its future at the first annual DPLAfest.

OpenGLAM announces all-new Advisory Board
June 24, 2013

OpenGLAM announces all-new Advisory Board

Earlier today the folks at OpenGLAM announced the formation of their first Advisory Board. Dan Cohen, DPLA Executive Director, is part of the founding 7 member Board.

DPLA Press Roundup: June 21, 2013
June 21, 2013

DPLA Press Roundup: June 21, 2013

Read DPLA press for the week ending June 21, 2013.

HathiTrust to partner with DPLA
June 18, 2013

HathiTrust to partner with DPLA

Nearly 3.5 million books to be accessible via DPLA portal and API

The HathiTrust Digital Library will partner with the recently launched Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) to expand discovery and use of HathiTrust’s public domain and other openly available content.

DPLA Press Roundup: June 14, 2013
June 14, 2013

DPLA Press Roundup: June 14, 2013

Read DPLA press for the week ending June 14, 2013.

[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 Board Member Jamie Hollier Honored as “Champion of Change” at Special White House Ceremony
June 10, 2013

DPLA Board Member Jamie Hollier Honored as “Champion of Change” at Special White House Ceremony

Jamie Hollier, DPLA Board member, will be honored as a White House “Champion of Change” at a special event on June 11, 2013. Congratulatons, Jamie!

A brief note on DPLA site improvements
June 5, 2013

A brief note on DPLA site improvements

The site was updated last week with some requested features including better accessibility, stronger refinement functionality on the timeline, an option to make your lists public to other users, and a host of smaller bug fixes.