Archive for the ‘Press’ Category

Press: “Thursday Sessions: Romance, Reference, Funding and Federal Digitization”

“My day’s third session [at the 2012 PLA Conference] was a presentation from the leadership team at the Digital Public Library of America.”

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Press: “The Digital Public Library of America and the Digital Future”

Watch Robert Darnton deliver a speech entitled “The Digital Public Library of America and the Digital Future” at the Donoho Colloquium at Dartmouth College.

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Press: “President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts”

Luis Herrera, City Librarian of the San Francisco Public Library and Steering Committee member, was recently nominated by President Obama to become a member of the National Museum and Library Services Board.

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Press: “Three Cheers and Two Questions for the DPLA”

“Darnton’s inspiration is familiar to most academic librarians: publisher greed has turned the public good of knowledge into a private commodity…”

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Press: “Creating the public library of the future”

“For several years, Martin Gomez has been actively promoting the Digital Public Library of America – a campaign to digitize inventories of cultural and scientific records and make them available to everyone, online – in effect, creating the public library of the future…”

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Press: “Cultural Historian Robert Darnton on Digitizing Dartmouth’s Treasures”

“Darnton spoke with Dartmouth Now about the DPLA project after his lecture, which was also the inaugural Donoho Colloquium, sponsored by The Neukom Institute for Computational Science and the Friends of the Dartmouth College Library.”

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Press: “Darnton discusses future of libraries”

Robert Darnton spoke in Dartmouth’s Filene Auditorium in Monday’s inaugural Donoho Colloquium titled “The Digital Public Library of America and the Digital Future.”

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Press: “A two part plan to make your library a local publisher”

“The original vision for librarylab.org was connected to the Digital Public Library of America beta sprint; it was to be a networked physical architecture acting as a gateway for contribution to a national digital library.”

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Press: “Medals Honor Humanities: Harvard Affiliates Win National Humanities Medals”

Robert Darnton, Harvard University Librarian and Professor of History, received a 2011 National Humanities Medal for his work with the DPLA.

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Press: “Libraries Happen”

“I was a guest at a recent DPLA ‘Audience and Participation Work Stream’ meeting that brought together participants with a variety of perspectives and experience, but joined by a deep concern for the future of libraries…”

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