Press: “Librarian-Publisher Dialog: Katie Dunneback Talks to Josh Marwell of HarperCollins”

Posted by DPLA in August 18, 2011.

Katie Dunneback: As the management of digital collections in libraries is evolving, especially in smaller libraries with limited budgets, how would you view an entity such as the Digital Public Library of America if it included trade titles as part of its mission?”

“Josh Marwell: We understand that equal access to materials for all is at the heart of the library mission. The Digital Public Library of America is one of many new imaginative concepts that are launching right now. Since it is still very much in the planning stages, it is probably premature for us to comment, but we plan to follow developments closely.”

From Kate Dunneback’s article on LibraryJournal.com, “Librarian-Publisher Dialog: Katie Dunneback Talks to Josh Marwell of HarperCollins