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Press: Q&A with Dan Cohen on His Role as the Founding Executive Director of DPLA

Press: Q&A with Dan Cohen on His Role as the Founding Executive Director of DPLA

Matt Enis recently interviewed Dan Cohen, DPLA Executive Director, for a March 12, 2013 article in Library Journal.

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Showcasing Kentucky’s unique oral-history and newspaper collections

Showcasing Kentucky’s unique oral-history and newspaper collections

The following is part of a series that looks at The Digital Public Library of America – the first national effort to aggregate existing records in state and regional digital libraries so that they are searchable from a single portal. It focuses on one of the six state digital libraries that will act as a service hub for the project. It is written by Annie Schutte, a librarian, teacher and consultant for Knight Foundation. Photo credit: Flickr user Inner Spirit.

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Press: A Digital Library for Everyone

From Megan Cottrell’s article in the March/April 2013 issue of American Libraries, “A Digital Library for Everyone”

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Press: Why We Miss the First Sale Doctrine in Digital Libraries

This is the fourth in an occasional series of articles from John Palfrey for Library Journal that will explore issues surrounding the efforts to launch and expand the Digital Public Library of America.

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Digital Library Digest: March 7, 2013

This week’s digest looks at the new North Carolina Sate University library, how librarians are breaking the code and learning more about how computer science can make their work more efficient, an amateur’s newspaper digitization project, a perspective of realizing the digital scope, and a peer to peer review on teaching patrons technology.

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Digitizing Georgia’s cultural heritage

Digitizing Georgia’s cultural heritage

The following is part of a series that looks at The Digital Public Library of America – the first national effort to aggregate existing records in state and regional digital libraries so that they are searchable from a single portal. The following is a look at one of the six state digital libraries that will act as a service hub for the project. It is written by Annie Schutte, a librarian, teacher and consultant for Knight Foundation.

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Press: The Digital Public Library of America, Me, and You

“Twenty years ago Roy Rosenzweig imagined a compelling mission for a new institution: “To use digital media and computer technology

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Press: With New Leader, Digital Public Library of America Prepares for Its Debut

“The long-planned Digital Public Library of America is set to make its public debut on schedule next month, with a

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Digital Library Digest: February 28, 2013

This week’s digest explores the new policy to make federally funded research reports open access, how multimedia digital editions of literature’s classic are changing the classroom, cool videos of projects and programs from the Harvard Library Innovation Lab, and the D.C. Public Library’s work to bridge its digital and brick-and-mortar operations.

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Press: Building the Digital Public Library of America

“The Digital Public Library of America will launch on April 18 after two and a half years of

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