Press: “Unequal Access”

Posted by DPLA in July 20, 2011.

“It occurs to me as I write this that the ‘Digital Public Library of America’ could create an information revolution in this country by upgrading the access of the general public to that of an academic or student in a large college or university, without ever digitizing a single page. What makes Stanford ‘Stanford’ or Harvard ‘Harvard’ is not just its famed faculty but the full range of information that is shared by that community. Everything they do, every bit of research, every new idea, is facilitated by the library and its services.”

From Karen Coyle’s blogpost, “Unequal Accessā€