This is the third in an occasional series of articles from John Palfrey that will explore issues surrounding
Archive for the ‘Press’ Category
“The vision of the DPLA is to provide one click access to many different resource types, with the initial focus on producing a resource that gives full text access to books in public domain, e.g. from Hathi Trust, the Internet Archive, and U.S and international research libraries. In order to create a true complete collection of available content and data, it is important that the DPLA makes its data interoperable with other datasets from initiatives and institutions all over the world. To make this work, the various datasets have to be compliant, both legally and technically.”
This is the second in an occasional series of articles from John Palfrey that will explore issues surrounding
In 2010, university librarians met in a national conference and decided to create an alternative called the Digital Public Library of America. Operating under the auspices of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, it would archive every book in the public domain and offer them online to anyone. The library’s prototype is expected to launch this year.
“As the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) moves toward its launch date in April 2013, leading experts in libraries,
Funding will help to spotlight Minnesota’s special resources, increase outreach, and develop “Born Digital” immigration oral-histories “MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL
Digitizing the Culture of Print: The Digital Public Library of America and Other Urgent Projects (MIT Communications Forum)
Steering Committee member Robert Darnton recently participated in the MIT Communications Forum.
Appfest shows off space for collaboration in the Chattanooga Public Library View more from Aaron Schmidt, Views from the
“Over the years, people have called Muriel McDowell-Jackson, devastated after they lost photos or other sentimental objects in
“Toby Graham, Director of the Digital Library of Georgia (DLG), was interviewed on WGAU’s Newsmakers with Tim Bryant