We are pleased to share our new strategy, which positions DPLA to build on its founding principles and core work, broaden its impact, and adapt to our partners’ evolving needs in the Digital Age.
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Digital Public Library of America receives $622,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Expand Access to Nation’s Digital Collections
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is pleased to announce a new $622,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support strengthening and expanding its national cultural heritage network and platform.
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.
We are pleased to announce a partnership with BiblioBoard’s Indie Author Project, through which a collection of over thirty independently-published books are freely available for anyone to download and read now in the SimplyE app.
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.
The Mueller Report is now freely available in ebook format to read on your phone or tablet from DPLA’s website and the Open Bookshelf collection.
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.
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), The New York Public Library (NYPL), and LYRASIS are pleased to announce a new collaboration to help provide all public libraries with a free, open, library-controlled platform for managing their ebook and audiobook services.
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.
With DPLAfest 2019 less than two months away, we are thrilled to reveal the full program of sessions, lightning talks, and roundtable discussions.
We are pleased to announce a partnership with BiblioBoard’s Indie Author Project, through which DPLA Exchange libraries and their patrons will now have unlimited access to the latest and greatest in indie publishing.
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!
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.
We are pleased to announce the launch of a new service hub, Digital Virginias, with over 58,000 items now discoverable in DPLA.
The DPLA Board’s response to the community letter from November 14, 2018 can be read here.
STAFF CHANGES Q: Why did DPLA eliminate six positions? A: We had to think critically about structuring the staff to ensure that we can sustain the organization in the long term and had to make the difficult decision to eliminate certain staff roles, effective November 15. As DPLA looks to 2019 priorities and project grants […]
For the past several months, the leadership and board of the Digital Public Library of America have been developing and refining a strategy that will enable us to build on the success of our first five years and ensure the long-term future of DPLA. We recognized that in order to do so, we had to […]
On the DPLA Ebooks Team, we are excited about our role supporting library-driven platforms for e-content delivery. Check out what we are up to this fall, and stay tuned for updates and possibilities for innovation over the coming months.
We are pleased to announce the re-launch of DPLA’s API (Application Programming Interface). This marks the first time since 2013 that our API has had a significant software upgrade.
We are thrilled to announce that Katherine Maher, executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation, and independent consultant Laura DeBonis have joined the Digital Public Library of America’s Board of Directors.