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This section is to help collect conversations about DPLA happening in other spheres. For a complete list of all DPLA press mentions, click here. If you come across an article, blog post, or other piece discussing the DPLA (or if you write one yourself), please let us know.

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March 28, 2012

Press: “Computers in Libraries 2012: Susan Hildreth”

Susan Hildreth, IMLS Director and Steering Committee member, mentioned the DPLA in a discussion with Jaap van de Geer at Computers in Libraries 2012 in Washington, D.C.

March 27, 2012

Press: “The Digital Public Library of America: Why Library and Information Students Should Care”

“It is incredible to think of the potential impact in making the collective knowledge and research of major universities libraries and the digitized cultural collections of public libraries, universally accessible to all American citizens online…”

March 26, 2012

Press: “Doing It for Themselves: Libraries and E-books”

“The merits of greater aggregation help motivate the interest in the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) serving as a national platform provider for ebooks…”

March 19, 2012

Press: “Exquisite Informational Immersion: Fusing the Visions of Readers’ Advisory and Technologist Librarians | PLA 2012”

“”In the absence of what Palfrey termed ‘mothers or fathers’ and in an attempt to define ‘what the It [of the DPLA] should be,’ he talked about its basic components: code (‘open source, free for all’), metadata, content, and tools and services.”

March 18, 2012

Press: “More Thoughts on the DPLA”

“”One of the things mentioned at the DPLA lecture I went to was that it is envisioned as a complimentary service to public libraries, not an attempt to replace them.”

March 16, 2012

Press: “Better Together: Multi-Institutional Solutions to Digital Challenges” at WebWise 2012

In a session entitled “Better Together: Multi-Institutional Solutions to Digital Challenges” held during the second day of the 2012 Webwise Conference in Baltimore, MD, Christina DePaolo of Balboa Park Online Collaborative mentioned Digital Public Library of America planning initiative.

March 16, 2012

Press: Susan Hildreth, IMLS Director, Speaks at WebWise Conference 2012

In her welcoming remarks during the first day of the 2012 Webwise Conference, Director of the IMLS briefly discussed the mission and history of the Digital Public Library of America planning initiative (begins around 27:20).

March 16, 2012

Press: John Palfrey speaks at WebWise 2012

In his keynote address entitled “Digital Public Library of America” at the second day of the 2012 Webwise Conference in Baltimore, MD, Steering Committee Chair John Palfrey spoke about the mission and history of the Digital Public Library of America planning initiative.

March 16, 2012

Press: “Thursday Sessions: Romance, Reference, Funding and Federal Digitization”

“My day’s third session [at the 2012 PLA Conference] was a presentation from the leadership team at the Digital Public Library of America.”

March 13, 2012

Press: “The Digital Public Library of America and the Digital Future”

Watch Robert Darnton deliver a speech entitled “The Digital Public Library of America and the Digital Future” at the Donoho Colloquium at Dartmouth College.

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