[October 21, 2011] DPLA Plenary Meeting

[October 21, 2011] DPLA Plenary Meeting

Agenda | Speakers | Video

The first Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Plenary Meeting, convened by the DPLA Secretariat at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and hosted by The National Archives in Washington, DC, brought together a wide range of stakeholders in a broad, open forum to present the history of and vision for the DPLA effort, to showcase the best ideas and models submitted to the Beta Sprint (an open call for code and concepts defining how the DPLA should operate), and to create multiple points of entry for public participation in the work of the DPLA.

A full video recording of the conference will be posted online shortly.

Digital Public Library of America and Europeana Announce Collaboration

Two major digital library networks have reached an agreement to collaborate in ways that will make a large part of the world’s cultural heritage available to a large part of the world’s population.

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Sloan Foundation and Arcadia Fund Announce Funding for the Digital Public Library of America

The Sloan Foundation and Arcadia Fund today announced a major contribution for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) in the form of combined $5 million in funding. The DPLA Steering Committee is leading the first concrete steps toward the realization of a large-scale digital public library that will make the cultural and scientific record available to all.

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DPLA Plenary Meeting Livestream

DPLA Plenary Meeting Livestream

Live from 9 AM-5 PM ET on October 21, 2011

We’re streaming live from the National Archives in Washington, DC.

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DPLA Plenary Meeting Liveblog

DPLA Plenary Meeting Liveblog

Live from 9 AM-5 PM ET on October 21, 2011

Ben Naddaff-Hafrey and Kenny Whitebloom are liveblogging from the DPLA Plenary Meeting at the National Archives today.

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DPLA Steering Committee Meeting Notes: October 20, 2011

The Digital Public Library of America Steering Committee met briefly today to check in before tomorrow’s plenary meeting.

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Public Conference to Showcase Innovative Ideas for the Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America planning initiative to hold public plenary meeting in Washington, DC on October 21, 2011

The first Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) conference will bring together government leaders, librarians, technologists, makers, students, and others interested in building a national digital library at the National Archives in Washington, DC. Conference participants will share their visions for the DPLA effort and explore multiple points of entry for public participation in the initiative’s work.

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DPLA to bring together workstreams, public, and top Beta Sprinters in DC

On October 21, 2011, the DPLA will hold a plenary session at the National Archives in Washington, D.C that will bring together the project’s major players.

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