Archive for the ‘Tech’ Category

Hacking the DPLA: DPLA to present at Code4Lib Conference in February 2013

Hacking the DPLA: DPLA to present at Code4Lib Conference in February 2013

This coming February, Nate Hill (Chattanooga Public Library) and SJ Klein (Wikipedia) from the DPLA will host a pre-conference hackfest as well as present during the Code4Lib Conference in Chicago.

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Digital Public Library of America Partners with iFactory on Development of Prototype DPLA Website

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) will be partnering with Boston, MA-based interactive agency iFactory to design and develop a prototype front end portal, the companies announced today.

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DPLA Releases RFP for Front-End Design and Development

DPLA Releases RFP for Front-End Design and Development

Proposals due August 20, 2012

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Secretariat is delighted to release a request for proposals (RFP) for the design and development of a prototype front end portal for the DPLA.

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DPLA Hackathon Gives Developers First Look at DPLA Platform

DPLA Hackathon Gives Developers First Look at DPLA Platform

A Hackathon held both in Cambridge, MA and virtually encourages developers to explore the functionality of the prototype DPLA platform.

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Request For Comment: Draft report on technical considerations for large-scale digital libraries

Request For Comment: Draft report on technical considerations for large-scale digital libraries

Submit comments, questions, and other feedback by February 17

Geneva Henry has put out an open call for comments and feedback on a recently published draft report for CLIR-DLF discussing infrastructure considerations for large-scale digital libraries.

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Martin Kalfatovic: DPLA Tech Workstream Update

Martin Kalfatovic: DPLA Tech Workstream Update

DPLA Technical Workstream co-chair Martin Kalfatovic gave an update on the workstream's progress at the Content & Scope workshop on February 2, 2012.

DPLA Technical Workstream co-chair Martin Kalfatovic guest posts about his presentation at the Content & Scope workshop in Philadelphia, PA on February 2, 2012.

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Announcing Our Interim Technical Development Team

Announcing Our Interim Technical Development Team

An initial group of developers will develop a draft technical specification and begin work on the initial elements of the DPLA platform between now and April 2012.

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DPLA Listserv Recaps: December 2011

DPLA Listserv Recaps: December 2011

Conversations held over workstream listservs now to be compiled in monthly recaps

We know it’s hard to keep track of the many exciting discussions taking place on the workstream listservs, so every month we’ll compile a handy recap.

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Notes from the October 2011 Workstream Meetings

Notes from the October 2011 DPLA workstream meetings are now available on the DPLA wiki.

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