Milestones: Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Announces 100 Primary Source Sets for Education Now Available
From DPLA’s Announcement:
Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is very pleased to announce its newest release of Primary Source Sets, bringing our collection to 100 sets total.
You can now explore the collection by core subject areas, such as US history, literature, arts, and science and technology, as well as themes like migration and labor history and groups including African Americans and women. We’ve also developed new features that allow you to more easily discover related resources within the project.
This project was developed in collaboration with DPLA’s fantastic Education Advisory Committee for use by students and teachers in grades 6-12 and higher education. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to additional resources, and a teaching guide.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.