Press

This section is to help collect conversations about the DPLA happening in other spheres. If you come across an article, blog post, or other piece discussing the DPLA (or if you write one yourself), please let us know.

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Press: The DPLA and School Libraries: Partners Focused on Digital-Era Learners

This is the third in an occasional series of articles from John Palfrey that will explore issues surrounding

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Press: Digital Public Library of America recommends CC0

“The vision of the DPLA is to provide one click access to many different resource types, with the initial focus on producing a resource that gives full text access to books in public domain, e.g. from Hathi Trust, the Internet Archive, and U.S and international research libraries. In order to create a true complete collection of available content and data, it is important that the DPLA makes its data interoperable with other datasets from initiatives and institutions all over the world. To make this work, the various datasets have to be compliant, both legally and technically.”

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Press: What the DPLA Can Mean for Libraries

This is the second in an occasional series of articles from John Palfrey that will explore issues surrounding

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Press: Harvard’s Alternative to Google Books, Universities launch a digital public library

In 2010, university librarians met in a national conference and decided to create an alternative called the Digital Public Library of America. Operating under the auspices of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, it would archive every book in the public domain and offer them online to anyone. The library’s prototype is expected to launch this year.

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Press: The Digital Public Library of America: Moving from Concept to Reality

“As the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) moves toward its launch date in April 2013, leading experts in libraries,

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Press: The Minnesota Digital Library receives total $350,000 grant to contribute to DPLA

Funding will help to spotlight Minnesota’s special resources, increase outreach, and develop “Born Digital” immigration oral-histories “MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL

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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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Press: Appfest Coverage Highlights

Appfest shows off space for collaboration in the Chattanooga Public Library View more from Aaron Schmidt, Views from the

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Press: $247,000 grant from the Knight Foundation helps Middle Georgia Libraries to grow databases

“Over the years, people have called Muriel McDowell-Jackson, devastated after they lost photos or other sentimental objects in

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Press: Toby Graham interview about the DPLA on WGAU

“Toby Graham, Director of the Digital Library of Georgia (DLG), was interviewed on WGAU’s Newsmakers with Tim Bryant

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