As work moves forward in our six workstreams, we encourage you to add your voice.
Over 300 government leaders, librarians, technologists, students, and others gathered at the National Archives in Washington, DC today to share their visions for the DPLA.
Two major digital library networks have reached an agreement to collaborate in ways that will make a large part of the world’s cultural heritage available to a large part of the world’s population.
The Sloan Foundation and Arcadia Fund today announced a major contribution for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) in the form of combined $5 million in funding. The DPLA Steering Committee is leading the first concrete steps toward the realization of a large-scale digital public library that will make the cultural and scientific record available to all.
We’re streaming live from the National Archives in Washington, DC.
Ben Naddaff-Hafrey and Kenny Whitebloom are liveblogging from the DPLA Plenary Meeting at the National Archives today.
The Digital Public Library of America Steering Committee met briefly today to check in before tomorrow’s plenary meeting.
The first Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) conference will bring together government leaders, librarians, technologists, makers, students, and others interested in building a national digital library at the National Archives in Washington, DC. Conference participants will share their visions for the DPLA effort and explore multiple points of entry for public participation in the initiative’s work.
Welcome to the new home of the Digital Public Library of America planning initiative! We hope this site will serve as an interactive repository of information, research, and conversations related to the building of a national digital library. Come take a look!
DPLA Steering Committee member Robert Darnton speaks with Richard Heffner’s The Open Mind about Google Books and the DPLA.