Smithsonian Institution Announces Partnership with Digital Public Library of America

Smithsonian Institution Announces Partnership with Digital Public Library of America

The DPLA will provide links to the Smithsonian’s digital collection of books, journals, museum objects, manuscripts and videos

The Smithsonian Institution will join with the Digital Public Library of America to provide links to a wealth of the Institution’s cultural and scientific content, making it a Content Hub within the DPLA network.

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Digital Library Digest: March 14, 2013

This week’s digest looks at a small public library in Massachusetts that will begin to publish ebooks, how the new chief executive of the British Library is looking to strengthen service, how school districts are experimenting with strategies for K-12 digital libraries, ARTstor and Condé Nast’s collaboration, and the end of the Google Reader era.

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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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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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DPLA, LibraryBox and SXSWi

DPLA, LibraryBox and SXSWi

A LibraryBox is an open source, portable digital file distribution tool based on inexpensive hardware that enables delivery of educational, healthcare, and other vital information to individuals off the grid.

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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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