Press: “vs. Blockbuster as a lesson for America’s libraries—and why I’m losing faith in the DPLA’s ability to live up to its huge potential”

Posted by Kenny Whitebloom on May 27, 2011 in Press.

“Perhaps someday the Digital ‘Public’ Library of America will puzzle out what it needs to be.

“I’m hardly the only one saying that, but I have cut the DPLA far more slack than some others have. You won’t see their messages on the DPLA e-mail list, because they’ve more or less stopped caring, especially K-12 educators, along with grassroots public librarians and others in small towns in so-called ‘flyover’ country (photo).”

From David Rothman’s post on, “Netflix vs. Blockbuster as a lesson for America’s libraries…”

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