Press: “The DPLA as a generative platform”

Posted by Kenny Whitebloom on June 3, 2011 in Press.

“There are lots more interesting bits to Ed’s post [on Inkdroid], both about the DPLA and in general, so go read it. I’m am particularly interested in how he talks about aligned libraries with the grain of the web instead of against it, and shifting from library-defined standards to widely accepted web standards and SEO.  I’m still convinced that there’s an alternate reality that branched off from our own in the 90s, where librarians led the development of the web instead of lagging far behind other interested parties.  In our reality though, that ship has sailed–all libraries can really do now it is cast a grapple on Google and let it tow them along.”

From Evolving Libraries, “The DPLA as a generative platform

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