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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

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 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

Digital Virginias is now a DPLA Hub

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new service hub, Digital Virginias, with over 58,000 items now discoverable in DPLA.

January 8, 2019

DPLA Update Q&A

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 […]

November 14, 2018

DPLA Update

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 […]

November 14, 2018
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