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Press: “Inside the Quest to Put the World’s Libraries Online”

“The DPLA is the most ambitious entrant on the digital library scene precisely because it claims to recognize this need for scale, and to be marshaling its resources and preparing its infrastructure accordingly. With hundreds of librarians, technologists, and academics attending its meetings (and over a thousand people on its email listserv), the DPLA has performed the singular feat of convening into one room the best minds in digital and library sciences.”

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Digital Library Digest: July 20, 2012

This week’s digest features medical artifacts form the National Library of Medicine, an analysis of last year’s ebook sales, and a new project from the British Library and Qatar Foundation.

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Press: “IP Strategy: Think Beyond the Sword and Shield”

John Palfrey discusses his book, “Intellectual Property Strategy,” the importance of intellectual property as a core asset class, and his work with the DPLA.

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Digital Library Digest: Friday the 13th Edition

This week’s digest covers a grant for Illinois public libraries to close the digital divide, a milestone for Project Gutenberg, a new initiative from the OCLC, and an OSU literary map of Africa.

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Press: “Public Library begins new path for technology and digital initiatives”

Nate Hill, a member of the Audience & Participation workstream, is featured as the Chattanooga Public Library’s new assistant director of technology and digital initiatives.

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Press: “Reforming Copyright Is Possible”

Pamela Samuleson examines the nuances of copyright as the DPLA endeavors to achieve a comprehensive, national digital library.

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DPLA joins US Ignite Partnership

DPLA joins US Ignite Partnership

The DPLA will participate in the Mozilla Ignite challenge as part of the White House’s newly announced US Ignite Partnership.

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Digital Library Digest: July 6, 2012

This week’s digest features New York’s plans for digital literacy workshops, Princeton’s collection of digitized texts from the American Revolution, a new e-book lending platform in North Carolina, and the ongoing HathiTrust lawsuit.

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ENUMERATE project conducts survey report on digitization efforts in Europe

ENUMERATE project conducts survey report on digitization efforts in Europe

In a survey of 2,000 cultural heritage institutions the ENUMERATE project’s 2012 report reveals Europe’s current state of digitization.

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Digital Library Digest: June 29, 2012

This week’s digest covers the digitization of Iranian manuscripts, the restoration of the New York Public Library’s budget, a call to action for librarians, and Wiley’s new head of open access projects.

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