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[August 5-6, 2012] Content & Scope Workshop

[August 5-6, 2012] Content & Scope Workshop

August 5-6, 2012
Museum of Photographic Arts
San Diego, CA

The Content and Scope Workstream will host its second workshop at the Museum of Photographic Art in San Diego, CA on August 5-6, 2012.

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Nominating Committee Members Announced

Nominating Committee Members Announced

The DPLA Steering Committee has approved members of a five-person Nominating Committee that will recommend members for the inaugural DPLA Board.

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[July 27, 2012] Audience & Participation Workshop

[July 27, 2012] Audience & Participation Workshop

July 27, 2012
Enoch Pratt ​free Library
Baltimore, MD

The Audience & Participation workstream held its second workshop at the Enoch ​free ​Public Library in Baltimore, MD on July 27, 2012.

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July 2012: High-Level Technical Development Plan

July 2012: High-Level Technical Development Plan

The Technical Development team has produced a high-level document outlining the integrated development plan for the DPLA platform and front-end.

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Technical Development Update

Technical Development Update

A guest post from John Palfrey, DPLA Steering Committee Chair

Steering Committee Chair John Palfrey thanks the Interim Technical Development team for their incredible work and outlines plans moving forward in this blog post.

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Press: “ALA Annual Conference 2012: Auditorium Speaker David Weinberger”

American Libraries Senior Editor George Eberhart interviews David Weinberger, co-author of The Cluetrain Manifesto, about the development and vision of the Digital Public Library of America, information overload, the limits of computer analysis, linked data, bias in classification, how human brains may currently be evolving, and more.

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Update on DPLA-Europeana Virtual Exhibition

Update on DPLA-Europeana Virtual Exhibition

Work on the joint DPLA-Europeana virtual exhibition continues apace, with a launch anticipated in December 2012.

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DPLA West: Video Interviews

DPLA West: Video Interviews

DPLAmats Allie Morgan and Kenny Whitebloom interviewed participants at the April 2012 DPLA West plenary meeting to capture their thoughts and reactions from the day.

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DPLA West: Interview with Scholarship Recipients

DPLA West: Interview with Scholarship Recipients

DPLA research assistants interview a number of DPLA West scholarship recipients to capture their thoughts on the DPLA and other library related topics.

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Press: “Exercises in democracy: building a digital public library”

“Most neighborhoods in America have a public library. Now the biggest neighborhood in America, the Internet, wants a library of its own. Last week, Ars attended a conference held by the Digital Public Library of America, a nascent group of intellectuals hoping to put all of America’s library holdings online.”

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