DPLA Secretariat Director Maura Marx gives an overview of the history and vision of the Digital Public Library of America at the DPLA Audience & Participation workshop in Dallas, TX on January 24, 2012.
On October 1-2, leaders from researchlibraries, foundations, and a variety of culturalinstitutions gathered in a workshop at the RadcliffeInstitute for Advanced Study to discuss how to worktogether toward the creation of a Digital Public Libraryof America—that is, an open, distributed network ofcomprehensive online resources that would draw onthe nation’s living heritage fromlibraries, universities, archives, and museums in orderto educate, inform, and empower everyone in thecurrent and future generations.
+ People and Institutions Steering Committee Organizations and Institutions Paul Courant, Harold T. Shapiro Professor of Public Policy and Dean of Libraries at the University of Michigan Facebook Robert Darnton, Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and Director of the Harvard University Library Carla Hayden, Chief Executive Officer of the Enoch Pratt Free Apple Library (Baltimore, Maryland) Charles Henry, President of the Council on Library and Information Microsoft Resources (CLIR) Luis Herrera, City Librarian for the City and County of San Francisco Barnes and Noble Susan Hildreth, Director of the Institute for Museum and Library Services BioOne Brewster Kahle, Founder of the Internet Archive Michael A. Keller, Ida M. Green University Librarian, Director of Academic Information Resources at Stanford University Creative Commons Carl Malamud, President, Public.Resource.Org Deanna Marcum, Associate Librarian for Library Services at the ArtStor Library of Congress Maura Marx, Berkman Center Fellow and Executive Director, Open Civic Commons Knowledge Commons Jerome McGann, John Stewart Bryan University Professor at the US Copyright Office University of Virginia Dwight McInvaill, Director of the Georgetown County Library (South Carolina) The Exploratorium John Palfrey, Faculty Co-Director at the Berkman Center; Henry N. Ess III Professor of Law and Vice Dean of Library and Balboa Park Information Resources at Harvard Law School Peggy Rudd, Executive Director/State Librarian of the Texas State Alexander St. Press Library and Archives Commission Amy E. Ryan, President of the Boston Public Library Lyrasis Doron Weber, Vice President, Programs at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
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+ Building Community Workshops October 2011 Plenary March 2011: Content & Scope 300 participants; Washington, DC 60 participants; Cambridge, MA Live webcast with satellite viewing May 2011: Global Interoperability events and real-time closed and Linked Data captioning 40 participants; Amsterdam Beta Sprint and workstream presentations June 2011: Technical Principles 25 participants; Washington, DC April 27, 2012 Plenary December 2011: Technical specifications workshop , 25 participants; Cambridge MA