May 23, 2022

Video Recording of “Welcome to DPLAfest 2016” Session Now Available Online

The Digital Public Library of America’s DPLAFest 2016 took place at multiple locations in Washington D.C. on April 14-15, 2016 and a video recording of the one-hour “Welcome to DPLAfest 2016” session is now available here and also embedded below. We will continue to post DPLAfest videos as they become available.


The session features remarks by:

  • Dan Cohen, Founding Executive Director, Digital Public Library of America
  • David S. Mao, Acting Librarian of Congress
  • William D. Adams, the tenth chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States
  • George Martinez, VP and and Chief Technical Officer, Knight Foundation
  • Maura Marx, Deputy Director of Library Services, Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • David J. Skorton, 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
  • Doron Weber, Vice President, Programs & Program Director, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.