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Dan Cohen Named Founding Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America

Dan Cohen Named Founding Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America

Cohen will begin his tenure as DPLA Executive Director on April 18, 2013

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) announced today the appointment of Dan Cohen as the DPLA’s founding Executive Director.

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DPLA Nominating Committee soliciting recommendations for Board candidates

DPLA Nominating Committee soliciting recommendations for Board candidates

The last day to submit recommendations was Friday, March 1 at 5:00 PM EST.

The DPLA Nominating Committee was formed in December 2012 to find candidates for two spots on the Board of Directors.

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DPLA at Code4Lib 2013

DPLA at Code4Lib 2013

The DPLA was in Chicago earlier this week for Code4Lib 2013, a large annual conference of library technologists.

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New Orphan Works Research from Berkeley Law

New Orphan Works Research from Berkeley Law

This is the first in a series of posts by Dave Hansen that will explore the Berkley Digital Library Copyright Project’s research on orphan works and mass digitization.

In this guest post, Dave Hansen describes the Berkley Digital Library Copyright Project’s recent white paper.

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DPLA releases version 3 of the DPLA Metadata Application Profile (DPLA MAP V3)

DPLA releases version 3 of the DPLA Metadata Application Profile (DPLA MAP V3)

The DPLA is pleased to share version three of the “Digital Public Library of America Metadata Application Profile” (DPLA MAP V3).

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DPLA participates in 2013 American Council of Learned Societies Public Fellows Program

DPLA participates in 2013 American Council of Learned Societies Public Fellows Program

The application deadline is March 27, 2013. All inquiries should be directed to the ACLS.

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is pleased to announce a fellowship opportunity through the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) 2013 Public Fellows Program. Interested participants are encouraged to apply!

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DPLA Announces Executive Director Search Committee

DPLA Announces Executive Director Search Committee

The DPLA announces the formation of a small search committee to interview a slate of promising candidates for the role of Executive Director.

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Digital Public Library of America and Europeana launch joint migration exhibition

Digital Public Library of America and Europeana launch joint migration exhibition

Leaving Europe: A new life in America

The DPLA and Europeana announce the launch of Leaving Europe: A new life in America, an all-new virtual exhibition that tells the story of European emigration to the US during the 19th and 20th centuries.

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DPLA Executive Director Job Description

DPLA Executive Director Job Description

Know someone who would be the perfect leader for the Digital Public Library of America? Let us know!

Leadership of the DPLA is a unique and extraordinary opportunity for a talented individual to shape service to the global community and make a remarkable impact on society.

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Digitizing the Culture of Print: The Digital Public Library of America and Other Urgent Projects (MIT Communications Forum)

Digitizing the Culture of Print: The Digital Public Library of America and Other Urgent Projects (MIT Communications Forum)

Steering Committee member Robert Darnton recently participated in the MIT Communications Forum.

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