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Upcoming Webinar from SPARC: What is the Digital Public Library of America?
Academic Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Funding, Libraries, Public Libraries|
From a SPARC Announcement: In October 2010, leaders from research libraries, foundations, and cultural institutions gathered to discuss how to work together toward the creation of a Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) – defined as “an open, distributed network of comprehensive online resources that would draw on the nation’s living heritage from libraries, universities, […]
Digital Public Library of America: Prelim Plans for "Beta Sprint" Released
Full Text of Prelim. Announcement (by John Palfrey) The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Steering Committee is pleased to announce a “Beta Sprint” to encourage the development of demonstrations of what such a service might look like. Most likely, any DPLA design would enable the indexing of and access to a wide range of content, which […]
Video: "An Interview with Robert Darnton on the Digital Public Library of America"
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Randall Stephens, Professor of History at Eastern Nazarene College and Editor of The Historical Society blog talks with the Director of the Harvard University Library, Professor Robert Darnton, about the Digital Public Library of America that’s in the currently in the planning stages. The video interview (in two segments) runs about 20 minutes. In a […]
Digitial Public Library of America Workshop #1: Notes, Commentary and Other Materials
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The two-day meeting took place on Monday and Tuesday at Harvard University + Digital Public Library of America Meeting-Session Notes Notes by John Palfrey, Henry N. Ess III Professor of Law and Vice Dean for Library and Information Resources at Harvard Law School. + Session #4 + Session #2 + Session #3 + Session #1 […]