David Weinberger’s liveblogs from the October 21 Plenary Meeting in Washington DC.
Erik Mitchell’s thoughts on the October 21 Plenary Meeting in Washington DC.
NEH Chairman Jim Leach’s speech at the October 2011 Plenary Meeting in Washington DC.
“What Carnegie did for public libraries a century ago, the DPLA could—if successful—accomplish for our era.”
What would a new world online be without a new public library?
What if the Internet Archive and the Library of Congress and public libraries and individuals and local historical groups could all draw from those deep wells, all contribute to that common pool?
Amanda French’s speech from the plenary on the soul and body of the library.
This project is going to revolutionize the web for one very simple reason. Metadata.
Collective licenses would permit a group of rightsholders to negotiate uniform licenses for specific types of access to a broad class of works for target audiences, usually for-fee, but not always.
The Digital Public Library of America Steering Committee met briefly today to check in before tomorrow’s plenary meeting.