[June 12, 2012] Steering Committee Meeting

[June 12, 2012] Steering Committee Meeting

The Digital Public Library of America Steering Committee met on June 12, 2012 to discuss the DPLA’s five year plan (including preparation for the April 2013 launch and priorities for the months and years ahead), establishing the DPLA as an independent 501(c)(3) organization, and how best to ensure the provision of content and the long-term stability of the DPLA.

The meeting took place at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society (23 Everett Street, Cambridge, MA 02138).

Agenda

9:45 AM EST: Welcome

10:00 AM EST: Governance
Establishing a 501(c)(3), setting up nominating and search committees; appointing a board; hiring an executive director

10:45 AM EST: The DPLA 5-Year Plan
What are the DPLA’s priorities between now and April 2013? What must the April 2013 launch look like to be compelling and useful? What are the DPLA’s priorities for the months and years after the launch?

11:15 AM EST: Partnership Agreements
How can we ensure the provision of content and the long-term stability of the DPLA?

11:45 AM EST: Open Discussion and Public Comment

12:15 PM EST: Meeting Ends

Outputs

Key takeaways from the meeting (ms word / pdf)

Draft 5-year plan (xls)

Media

Listen to an audio recording of the meeting:

2012-06-12_DPLA_SCCall