Press: “Effort to Form Universal Digital Public Library”

Posted by DPLA in April 7, 2011.

The New York Times (@NYTimes) reports the Digital Public Library of America (#DPLA) is still in its infancy, but it’s a concept supported by librarians from major universities and officials from the National Archives and the Library of Congress. The project’s ambitious mission, recently described in a four-page memorandum, is to ‘make the cultural and scientific heritage of humanity available, free of charge, to all.'”

From the Somersault article, “Effort to Form Universal Digital Public Library