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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.

Library Journal names DPLA Steering Committee Member Luis Herrera 2012 LJ Librarian of the Year
January 11, 2012

Library Journal names DPLA Steering Committee Member Luis Herrera 2012 LJ Librarian of the Year

San Francisco Public Library City Librarian and DPLA Steering Committee Member Luis Herrera is named 2012 Library Journal Librarian of the Year.

UC Berkeley Center for Law and Technology to host April 2012 Orphan Works Symposium
January 4, 2012

UC Berkeley Center for Law and Technology to host April 2012 Orphan Works Symposium

The University of California’s Berkeley Center for Law and Technology will tackle the orphan works issue in a April 12-13, 2012 symposium entitled “Orphans Works & Mass Digitization: Obstacles & Opportunities.”

Announcing Our Interim Technical Development Team
January 4, 2012

Announcing Our Interim Technical Development Team

An initial group of developers will develop a draft technical specification and begin work on the initial elements of the DPLA platform between now and April 2012.

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.

DPLA Listserv Recaps: December 2011
December 19, 2011

DPLA Listserv Recaps: December 2011

Conversations held over workstream listservs now to be compiled in monthly recaps

We know it’s hard to keep track of the many exciting discussions taking place on the workstream listservs, so every month we’ll compile a handy recap.

December 16, 2011

DPLA Interviews Gary Price

An interview with information professional Gary Price.

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.

DPLA Research Opportunity
December 5, 2011

DPLA Research Opportunity

Paid Internship Opportunity: Research Assistant for the Digital Public Library of America planning initiative

The DPLA seeks a part-time research assistant for the spring. This position would be a great opportunity for college or graduate students.

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