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DPLA and BiblioLabs partner to provide unprecedented statewide ebooks access

The Digital Public Library of America has partnered with BiblioLabs to offer libraries the ability to license a growing collection of more than 16,000 ebooks, including independent author collections and titles from a number of major publishers, using a simultaneous multi-use model that allows an unlimited number of patrons to borrow books at the same time.

January 9, 2020

Sloan-Supported Collaboration to make Digital Public Library of America Cultural Artifacts more accessible on Wikipedia

This is one of two Digital Public Library of America collaborations involving Wikipedia announced this month.  In an effort to make artifacts from cultural heritage institutions more accessible to all, Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), the national aggregator of digital heritage collections, and the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that operates Wikipedia and other free […]

December 18, 2019

Enhanced Mueller Report Now Accessible to All

Today we are proud to be releasing a better ebook version of the Mueller report with improvements including links to more than 750 of the original documents referenced in footnotes and format enhancements to make the document more accessible to those with text impairments.

July 19, 2019

DPLA at ALA Annual 2019

We can’t wait to see you at ALA Annual 2019 in Washington, DC! We’ll be unveiling our new strategy, announcing new projects, and presenting alongside partners on expanding access to digital content.

June 17, 2019

Vermont Green Mountain Digital Archive Joins DPLA

We are pleased to welcome Vermont’s Green Mountain Digital Archive as the newest DPLA Service Hub. Green Mountain Digital Archive’s 57,000 items include local and regional history alongside materials that are national and global in scope.

June 6, 2019

DPLAfest 2019 Wrap Up

Re-cap what we heard or review what you missed at DPLAfest 2019 with this one-stop guide to the news, notes, and other materials shared during the conference.

April 30, 2019

DPLA Welcomes Connecticut Digital Archive

We are excited to announce that over 75,000 new items from Connecticut Digital Archive are now discoverable in DPLA. Connecticut Digital Archive, a program of the University of Connecticut Library, includes a diverse array of materials from over forty cultural heritage institutions across the state.

March 6, 2019

Announcing the Program for DPLAfest 2019

With DPLAfest 2019 less than two months away, we are thrilled to reveal the full program of sessions, lightning talks, and roundtable discussions.

February 26, 2019

DPLA at ALA Midwinter 2019

DPLA staff are headed to Seattle for the American Library Association Midwinter Conference and look forward to connecting with partners, friends, and colleagues. Here’s the rundown on where to find DPLA staff at and around the conference. See you in Seattle!

January 22, 2019

DPLA receives $1.5 million grant from Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is pleased to announce that the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded DPLA a $1.5 million grant. The grant will enable DPLA to expand its efforts to provide an improved ebook experience for libraries and their patrons, building on its cultural heritage aggregation program.

January 15, 2019
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