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.
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- Community Reps
- Content Showcase
- Grant Projects
- Hub Network
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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.
International gif-making competition GIF IT UP returns for the month of October. Join the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) and partners Europeana, Trove (Australia), and DigitalNZ (New Zealand) to create original gif artwork, be inspired by creative reuse of cultural heritage materials, and celebrate one of the internet’s most beloved art forms.
It’s a new academic year and we are as excited as all of you to sharpen our pencils (or dust off our keyboards!) and dive into another year of teaching and learning at DPLA.
After a successful and rewarding inaugural year, we are thrilled to kick off a new membership year, welcoming new and returning Member Hubs for continued collaboration on our shared priorities and goals.
We are pleased to announce two upcoming webinars in our Member Webinar Series: Grantseeking for Digital Libraries, offered in partnership with the Foundation Center, and Easier Metadata Aggregation with the Michigan Service Hub’s Combine.
We just released a new Analytics Dashboard, a web application that provides our Member Hubs with detailed data about how their materials are being used, and the quality of their metadata records. In this post, we wanted to share the tools and services powering this new product behind the scenes.
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) has released a new, custom-built Analytics Dashboard for our Member Hubs. Through this easy-to-use web-based dashboard, our Members now have one-stop access to up-to-date information about how their rich collections of cultural heritage materials are being used.