Archive for the ‘Press’ Category

Press: “Google’s Loss: The Public’s Gain”

DPLA Steering Committee member Robert Darnton speaks with Richard Heffner’s The Open Mind about Google Books and the DPLA.

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Press: “Thursday Threads: Kindle Ebook Lending, Google Ngram Viewer, Collaborative Open Source Development”

Peter Murray blogs about the connections between the creators of Google’s ngram viewer and the goals of the DPLA.

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Press: “The SPARC Videoblog: Digital Public Library of America”

On Tuesday, May 31, 2011, SPARC hosted John Palfrey, Chair of the DPLA Steering Committee, and Steering Committee Member Maura Marx to walk through most recent developments with the DPLA project.

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Press: “Ingenious beta catalog interface—good for academics and other serious users—in newest Beta Sprint video from DPLA”

David Rothman, writer and founder of Teleread and LibraryCity, gives his take on Harvard Innovation Lab’s ShelfLife beta sprint submission.

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Press: “A Digital Public Library of America: Perspectives and Directions”

The Fourth Annual International Conference hosted by ILIAC (International Library Information and Analytic Center), the Harriman Institute and Columbia University Libraries, and the U*N*A*B*A*S*H*E*D Librarian will take place at Columbia University on October 11, 2011.

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Press: “SC Public Librarian Appointed to National Steering Committee”

“On August 11, 2011, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) chair, John Palfrey, announced the newest member of the DPLA Steering Committee…Dwight McInvaill.”

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Press: “Georgetown libraries director joins national committee”

“Georgetown County Library Director Dwight McInvaill has joined the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Steering Committee.”

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Press: “Librarian-Publisher Dialog: Katie Dunneback Talks to Josh Marwell of HarperCollins”

From Kate Dunneback’s article on LibraryJournal.com.

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Press: “How e-libraries and other tech could fit in with literacy efforts: Stellar local priorities from DPLA’s newest steering committee member”

From David Rothman: “Sometime in the next few weeks I’ll review Saving Our Public Libraries: Why We Should. How We Can, by Janet Jai—’must’ reading for participants in the Digital Public Library of America.”

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Press: “Newest DPLA steering committee member is small-town librarian in rural South Carolina: Smart appointment by Harvard-based digital library initiative”

From David Rothman: “A small-town public librarian has been missing from the steering committee of the Digital Public Library of America—a troubling omission we’ve noted several times since the DPLA’s founding last year.”

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