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DPLA Participates in National Day of Civic Hacking, June 1 – 2, 2013
May 13, 2013

DPLA Participates in National Day of Civic Hacking, June 1 – 2, 2013

The DPLA will participate in the first ever National Day of Civic Hacking, a national event that will take place on June 1-2 in cities across the nation.

Meet the Hubs: A DPLA Zeega Slideshow
May 13, 2013

Meet the Hubs: A DPLA Zeega Slideshow

To highlight the DPLA service hubs and the digital objects they’ve contributed to the DPLA, the DPLA research assistants (the DPLAmats!) put together a Zeega multimedia slideshow featuring audio introductions to several of the DPLA’s Hubs and images of some of the archival content those Hubs contain.

Support Libraries this National Library Legislative Day
May 9, 2013

Support Libraries this National Library Legislative Day

Earlier this week, library supporters from across the country took to Washington, DC for National Library Legislative Day.

Press: DPLA included in TIME’s 50 Best Websites 2013
May 6, 2013

Press: DPLA included in TIME’s 50 Best Websites 2013

“The next time you’re temped to waste ten minutes looking at an online slideshow of cat pictures, point your browser at the Digital Public Library of America instead.”

DPLA Finds: MS Lat 160
May 2, 2013

DPLA Finds: MS Lat 160

This is the first post in a series looking deeply at some of the objects, images, and collections available through the DPLA

This is the first post in a series looking deeply at some of the objects, images, and collections available through the DPLA

Digital Public Library of America Announces Partnership with David Rumsey Map Collection
April 30, 2013

Digital Public Library of America Announces Partnership with David Rumsey Map Collection

The DPLA is pleased to announce it is partnering with the David Rumsey Map Collection to provide online access to tens of thousands of significant historical maps and imagines.

Celebrating the DPLA’s Launch
April 29, 2013

Celebrating the DPLA’s Launch

Amid a difficult week in Boston, several DPLA members marked the DPLA Launch on April 18, 2013 by attending smaller get-togethers in New York and DC.

DPLA Launch Press Roundup: First Reactions
April 25, 2013

DPLA Launch Press Roundup: First Reactions

Read a selection of articles and blog posts on folks' first reactions to the beta Digital Public Library of America, launched on April 18, 2013.

Read a selection of articles and blog posts on folks’ first reactions to the beta Digital Public Library of America, launched on April 18, 2013.

DPLA Launch Press Roundup: Tech Publications
April 25, 2013

DPLA Launch Press Roundup: Tech Publications

A selection of articles and blog posts from tech publications on the launch of the Digital Public Library of America.

A selection of articles and blog posts from tech publications on the launch of the Digital Public Library of America.

DPLA Launch Press Roundup: News Outlets
April 25, 2013

DPLA Launch Press Roundup: News Outlets

A selection of articles from major news outlets on the launch of the Digital Public Library of America.

A selection of articles from major news outlets on the launch of the Digital Public Library of America.