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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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January 11, 2013

Press: What the DPLA Can Mean for Libraries

This is the second in an occasional series of articles from John Palfrey that will explore issues surrounding

January 3, 2013

Press: Harvard’s Alternative to Google Books, Universities launch a digital public library

In 2010, university librarians met in a national conference and decided to create an alternative called the Digital Public Library of America. Operating under the auspices of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, it would archive every book in the public domain and offer them online to anyone. The library’s prototype is expected to launch this year.

December 5, 2012

Press: The Digital Public Library of America: Moving from Concept to Reality

“As the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) moves toward its launch date in April 2013, leading experts in libraries,

November 28, 2012

Press: The Minnesota Digital Library receives total $350,000 grant to contribute to DPLA

Funding will help to spotlight Minnesota’s special resources, increase outreach, and develop “Born Digital” immigration oral-histories “MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL

Digitizing the Culture of Print: The Digital Public Library of America and Other Urgent Projects (MIT Communications Forum)
November 27, 2012

Digitizing the Culture of Print: The Digital Public Library of America and Other Urgent Projects (MIT Communications Forum)

Steering Committee member Robert Darnton recently participated in the MIT Communications Forum.

November 21, 2012

Press: Appfest Coverage Highlights

Appfest shows off space for collaboration in the Chattanooga Public Library View more from Aaron Schmidt, Views from the

November 21, 2012

Press: $247,000 grant from the Knight Foundation helps Middle Georgia Libraries to grow databases

“Over the years, people have called Muriel McDowell-Jackson, devastated after they lost photos or other sentimental objects in

November 16, 2012

Press: Toby Graham interview about the DPLA on WGAU

“Toby Graham, Director of the Digital Library of Georgia (DLG), was interviewed on WGAU’s Newsmakers with Tim Bryant

November 2, 2012

Press: Podcast, Robert Darnton and Susan Flannery: “Digitizing the Culture of Print: The Digital Public Library of America and Other Urgent Projects”

“The role of the library in the digital age is one of the compelling questions of our era.

November 1, 2012

Press: DPLA Midwest Coverage Highlights

 PARTICIPATORY WORKSHOPS BRING FOCUS TO THREE ASPECTS OF THE PROJECT “The first day of meetings were participatory workshops

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