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Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Sally Sinn
November 8, 2011

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Sally Sinn

Sally Sinn of the National Library of Medicine gives her perspective on the DPLA’s next steps, as well as its great potential.

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Zachary Coble
November 8, 2011

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Zachary Coble

Zachary Coble, the systems and emerging technologies librarian at Gettysburg College, gives a brief summary of his perspective on the DPLA’s progress and future.

DPLA video update from Europeana Tech
November 2, 2011

DPLA video update from Europeana Tech

DPLA Secretariat Director Maura Marx gave a short update on the DPLA at last month’s Europeana Tech Conference.

October 31, 2011

DPLA in Context: Milestones in Broadband Infrastructure

Guest post by David Curry

David Curry guests blogs about the United Nations’ new global broadband targets for 2015.

Photos from the DPLA Plenary Meeting
October 31, 2011

Photos from the DPLA Plenary Meeting

Over 300 government leaders, librarians, technologists, students, and others gathered at the National Archives on October 21, 2011 to share their visions for the DPLA.

Graphic Notes from the DPLA Plenary Meeting
October 26, 2011

Graphic Notes from the DPLA Plenary Meeting

The day's discussions, visualized

We invited two artists from ImageThink to join us at last week’s Digital Public Library of America plenary meeting to create a visual record of the day’s discussions.

DPLA: Join a workstream!
October 24, 2011

DPLA: Join a workstream!

Membership in our six workstreams is open to the public. We hope you'll join us!

As work moves forward in our six workstreams, we encourage you to add your voice.

First DPLA Plenary Meeting Comes to a Close
October 21, 2011

First DPLA Plenary Meeting Comes to a Close

Thanks to who all who made this week's event a success!

Over 300 government leaders, librarians, technologists, students, and others gathered at the National Archives in Washington, DC today to share their visions for the DPLA.

October 21, 2011

Digital Public Library of America and Europeana Announce Collaboration

Two major digital library networks have reached an agreement to collaborate in ways that will make a large part of the world’s cultural heritage available to a large part of the world’s population.

October 21, 2011

Sloan Foundation and Arcadia Fund Announce Funding for the Digital Public Library of America

The Sloan Foundation and Arcadia Fund today announced a major contribution for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) in the form of combined $5 million in funding. The DPLA Steering Committee is leading the first concrete steps toward the realization of a large-scale digital public library that will make the cultural and scientific record available to all.

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