May 24, 2022

Roundup: Reports and Materials from DPLA Plenary and Workstream Meetings

Here’s a roundup of a few reports and other items posted after the DPLA Plenary concluded last Friday.

INFOdocket was also at the meeting and will share a few thoughts very soon. We’ve also included a number of related items (links, notes, speeches, video, etc.).

1. “A National Digital Public Library Begins to Take Shape” by Jennifer Howard
The Chronicle of Higher Education

2. “DPLA: Hope and Effort” by Peter Brantley
Publisher’s Weekly

3. The DPLA Muster by Eric Hellman
Go to Hellman

4. “Digital Library Nearly Online”
Harvard Crimson

5. Archivist of the United States on Digital Public Library of America Plenary

5. “My Day at DPLA – Part 1” and My Day at DPLA – Part 2
by Eric S. Riley
Librarian Exploring the Future

6. First DPLA Plenary Meeting Comes to a Close
by Rebekah Heacock
DP.LA Web Site

Additional Materials

  • Graphic Notes (You Can See One at the Beginning of the COHE Article)
  • A Total of Seven Graphic Notes are Available.
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