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)

Posted by Kenny Whitebloom on November 27, 2012 in Press, Video.

Steering Committee member Robert Darnton recently participated in a panel for the MIT Communications Forum. The topic of the panel, “Digitizing the Culture of Print: The DPLA and Other Urgent Projects,” addressed the following issues:

The role of the library in the digital age is one of the compelling questions of our era. How are libraries coping with the promise and perils of our impending digital future? What urgent initiatives are underway to assure universal access to our print inheritance and to the digital communication forms of the future? How is the very idea of the library changing?

View the original posting on the MIT TechTV page.

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