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Tips for working remotely during COVID-19 (or anytime) from a team of telecommuters

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. […]

March 6, 2020

February Ebooks News from DPLA

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 […]

February 26, 2020

DPLA releases The Impeachment Papers as a free ebook

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.

January 21, 2020

DPLA is headed to ALA Midwinter

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 […]

January 16, 2020

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

DPLA cultural artifacts coming to Wikipedia through new collaboration with Wikimedia Foundation

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 […]

December 10, 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