DPLA is looking for volunteers to join our Curation Corps. The DPLA Curation Corps is a group of librarians and information professionals who help to organize our Open Bookshelf offering of public domain and other freely accessible ebooks, as well as coordinate books for inclusion in DPLA’s ebook projects. DPLA relies on the expertise of […]
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Dear Friends of DPLA, I wanted to give you an update on our work at the Digital Public Library of America during these uneasy and rapidly changing times. The DPLA was conceived of nine and a half years ago out of a notion that knowledge would increasingly be produced, shared and consumed digitally, and that […]
Like you, we are practicing social distancing and doing our best to flatten the curve, while also juggling all sorts of new challenges that have come along with the spread of COVID-19. We have been amazed and humbled to see how our community has come together, and we send our best wishes to everyone who has been affected in various ways by this crisis.
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is pleased to announce that we have published a free, easy-to-read epub version of New York City’s Internet Master Plan. The plan, which aims to bring affordable, high-speed internet access to all five boroughs of New York City, was released in January. Previously, it was available only in pdf format.
The DPLA team has been working remotely since about 2017. We work together daily from our homes and offices across the country–South Carolina, Colorado, Illinois, Georgia, Montana, Massachusetts, Michigan–and for us, this distributed work environment makes sense, as our work involves bringing together the riches of America’s library into one central, but completely virtual, repository. […]
At DPLA, ebook services are core to our commitment to a library-led digital future. And as we head to Nashville for PLA2020 this week, our ebooks team has been hard at work growing our ebooks offering, collaborating with state and public libraries on the adoption of Library Simplified and building new strategic partnerships. We’re excited […]
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is pleased to announce the release of a new ebook, The Impeachment Papers, a compendium of 38 documents related to the impeachment of Donald J. Trump.
We’re headed to Philadelphia next week for ALA Midwinter! We hope you’ll join us on Saturday, January 25th at 3pm for our “DPLA: What’s New for 2020” presentation in Room 201 ABC. You’ll hear from our executive director John Bracken, as well as director of ebooks Micah May on all the latest news on our […]
We hope you can join us on Tuesday, January 14th at 1:30pm ET for our first open board meeting of the year.
Artifacts from DPLA’s Black Women and the Suffrage Movement collection will be the first added to Wikimedia projects. 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 […]