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National Archives to Help Launch the Digital Public Library of America’s Pilot Project

National Archives to Help Launch the Digital Public Library of America’s Pilot Project

The DPLA will include 1.2 million digital copies from the National Archives catalog

Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero announced today that the National Archives will serve as a leading content provider to the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).

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Dan Cohen Named Founding Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America

Dan Cohen Named Founding Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America

Cohen will begin his tenure as DPLA Executive Director on April 18, 2013

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) announced today the appointment of Dan Cohen as the DPLA’s founding Executive Director.

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Accessing Art, Up Close and Online

Accessing Art, Up Close and Online

The Public Art Archive seeks to catalog public art throughout the US, and to provide art enthusiasts with a data-rich, comprehensive source to locate and learn about works of public art.

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Meet the Hubs!: Kentucky Digital Library

Meet the Hubs!: Kentucky Digital Library

This is the fifth post in a weekly series highlighting the DPLA’s service hubs

The newest post in a series introducing the DPLA’s service hubs looks at the Kentucky Digital Library, and explores some of the hidden treasures found in its collections.

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New Orphan Works Research from Berkeley Law

New Orphan Works Research from Berkeley Law

This is the first in a series of posts by Dave Hansen that will explore the Berkley Digital Library Copyright Project’s research on orphan works and mass digitization.

In this guest post, Dave Hansen describes the Berkley Digital Library Copyright Project’s recent white paper.

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DPLA releases version 3 of the DPLA Metadata Application Profile (DPLA MAP V3)

DPLA releases version 3 of the DPLA Metadata Application Profile (DPLA MAP V3)

The DPLA is pleased to share version three of the “Digital Public Library of America Metadata Application Profile” (DPLA MAP V3).

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Meet the Hubs!: Mountain West Digital Library

Meet the Hubs!: Mountain West Digital Library

This is the fourth post in a weekly series highlighting the DPLA’s service hubs

The fourth post in a series introducing the DPLA’s service hubs looks at the Mountain West Digital Library, and explores some of the hidden treasures found in its collections, from the sounds of the West to historic cookbooks.

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DPLA participates in 2013 American Council of Learned Societies Public Fellows Program

DPLA participates in 2013 American Council of Learned Societies Public Fellows Program

The application deadline is March 27, 2013. All inquiries should be directed to the ACLS.

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is pleased to announce a fellowship opportunity through the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) 2013 Public Fellows Program. Interested participants are encouraged to apply!

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Meet the Hubs!: Minnesota Digital Library

Meet the Hubs!: Minnesota Digital Library

This is the second post in a weekly series highlighting the DPLA’s service hubs

The second post in a series introducing the DPLA’s service hubs looks at the Minnesota Digital Library, and explores some of the hidden treasures found in its collections, from streetcars to mules in mines.

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Meet the Hubs! : Digital Commonwealth

Meet the Hubs! : Digital Commonwealth

This is the first in a series of posts highlighting the DPLA’s service hubs.

The first post in a series exploring the collections of the DPLA’s seven service hubs—looking for hidden treasures and getting to know our hubs a bit better. This week, we investigate Digital Commonwealth.

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