The DPLA and What It Means for PA

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A Pecha Kucha-style lighting talk on the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) given at the Pennsylvania Library Association Northeast Chapter workshop in Scranton, PA on June 13, 2014.

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The DPLA and What It Means for PA

  1. 1. Kristen Yarmey University of Scranton DPLA Community Rep @kristenyt info@dp.la @dpla …AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE
  2. 2. VISION Photo by Martin Kalfatovi, 2013
  3. 3. PUBLIC INTEREST Photo by Joseph Mornin, 2010 One of many Google Book metadata errors captured by Geoff Nunberg, 2009-2014 Art of Google Books
  4. 4. ASSEMBLING THE EXPERTS Photo by camera_obscura, 2011
  5. 5. GRASSROOTS EFFORT Photo by Diana Geis, 2012
  6. 6. PUBLIC LAUNCH
  7. 7. SO WHAT IS THE DPLA? Drawings by Martha McGinnis, 2011
  8. 8. A SMALL STUMBLING BLOCK Photo by mollyali, 2008
  9. 9. A PLACE TO START
  10. 10. OPEN PLATFORM Drawing by Jeff Light, 2013 (Photo by Martin Kalfatovic)
  11. 11. PORTAL FOR DISCOVERY
  12. 12. CURATED EXHIBITIONS
  13. 13. OPEN DATA
  14. 14. OPEN API
  15. 15. CONTENT HUBS dp.la/info/hubs
  16. 16. SERVICE HUBS dp.la/info/hubs
  17. 17. PUTTING THE PA IN DPLA
  18. 18. PUTTING THE PA IN DPLA
  19. 19. PUTTING THE PA IN DPLA
  20. 20. GETTING INVOLVED o Come to our breakout session today!  o Come to our PALA session in October!  o Explore DPLA’s current collections o Introduce your patrons to DPLA o Follow DPLA on Twitter, Facebook, or Tumblr o Join a DPLA discussion forum or email list o Be consistent and follow established standards if/when digitizing/describing materials (ask us for help!) o Attend a DPLA hackathon or event o Create something with DPLA’s open API o Join DPLA’s community of developers o Apply to become a volunteer Community Rep o Donate to help support DPLA’s growth find out more at dp.la/info/get-involved

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