This week’s DigLibDig shares news on the kick-off of work on the DPLA platform, library licenses, Amazon ebook lending, and digitization in the public domain.
Watch the “Perspectives on the DPLA” session from the DPLA’s October 2011 Plenary Meeting in Washington, DC.
This week’s DigLibDig covers everything from Vatican library digitization projects, to social reading apps, to digital devices in physical libraries.
This week’s digital library digest features the new Library News website, Library Boing Boing, PLA’s open call for essays on ebooks, an interview with Jill Cousins, and a literature review on questions of digital preservation.
This week’s Digital Library Digest rounds up stories about the Library of Congress blog, Europeana’s new metadata whitepaper, online curation, article rental, Canadian library’s emedia, and an interview with Maura Marx.
John Palfrey’s keynote presentation at the Los Angeles Public Library’s conference on building a national digital public library.
Talya Feldman discusses the DPLA and issues of access with research assistants Kenny and Ben.
Thompson Usiyan, a student at Berklee College of Music, shared his perspective on the DPLA.
This week in digital libraries: the Canadian digital library effort, a White House call for digital preservation, the National Digital Public Library conference, and physical and digital library interface.