Press: “A Digital Public Library of America”

Posted by DPLA in March 8, 2011.

“Robert Darnton has championed the concept of a national digital public library through a series of galvanizing essays in The New York Review of Books.  In October 2010, he convened a community of whatHarvard Magazine described as ‘forty-two leaders of research libraries, major foundations, and national cultural institutions’ in Cambridge to discuss strategy for building a digital public library of America.  That same month, Darnton’s opening talk at that conference was published in the New York Review of Books.  His The Library: Three Jeremiads, appeared in NYRB in December, further delineating the complex relation between digital libraries and their brick-and-mortar counterparts.”

From Anna Battigelli’s post on Early Modern Online Bibliography, “A Digital Public Library of America