This section is to help collect conversations about the DPLA happening in other spheres. If you come across an article, blog post, or other piece discussing the DPLA (or if you write one yourself), please let us know.
October 3, 2011
DPLA Steering Committee member Robert Darnton speaks with Richard Heffner’s The Open Mind about Google Books and the DPLA.
Press: “Thursday Threads: Kindle Ebook Lending, Google Ngram Viewer, Collaborative Open Source Development”
September 29, 2011
Peter Murray blogs about the connections between the creators of Google’s ngram viewer and the goals of the DPLA.
September 19, 2011
On Tuesday, May 31, 2011, SPARC hosted John Palfrey, Chair of the DPLA Steering Committee, and Steering Committee Member Maura Marx to walk through most recent developments with the DPLA project.
Press: “Ingenious beta catalog interface—good for academics and other serious users—in newest Beta Sprint video from DPLA”
August 25, 2011
David Rothman, writer and founder of Teleread and LibraryCity, gives his take on Harvard Innovation Lab’s ShelfLife beta sprint submission.
August 20, 2011
The Fourth Annual International Conference hosted by ILIAC (International Library Information and Analytic Center), the Harriman Institute and Columbia University Libraries, and the U*N*A*B*A*S*H*E*D Librarian will take place at Columbia University on October 11, 2011.
August 19, 2011
“On August 11, 2011, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) chair, John Palfrey, announced the newest member of the DPLA Steering Committee…Dwight McInvaill.”
August 19, 2011
“Georgetown County Library Director Dwight McInvaill has joined the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Steering Committee.”
August 18, 2011
From Kate Dunneback’s article on LibraryJournal.com.
Press: “How e-libraries and other tech could fit in with literacy efforts: Stellar local priorities from DPLA’s newest steering committee member”
August 15, 2011
From David Rothman: “Sometime in the next few weeks I’ll review Saving Our Public Libraries: Why We Should. How We Can, by Janet Jai—’must’ reading for participants in the Digital Public Library of America.”
Press: “Newest DPLA steering committee member is small-town librarian in rural South Carolina: Smart appointment by Harvard-based digital library initiative”
August 11, 2011
From David Rothman: “A small-town public librarian has been missing from the steering committee of the Digital Public Library of America—a troubling omission we’ve noted several times since the DPLA’s founding last year.”