What’s New with DPLA?

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The presentation will provide an overview of DPLA, including the current partnership model and future plans for growth. The talk will also describe DPLA’s infrastructure and technologies, metadata model, open access and rights policies, as well as DPLA outreach and engagement programs.

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What’s New with DPLA?

  1. 1. Introduction and update 
 WILS Peer Council, 2014 June 2014 Amy Rudersdorf Assistant Director for Content
 amy@dp.la / @rudeamy
  2. 2. http://dp.la
  3. 3. Partnership model: ! Where do the millions of records come from?
  4. 4. CONTENT HUBS
  5. 5. SERVICE HUBS
  6. 6. 12 Content Hubs + 9 Service Hubs ! 1,300 Partners
  7. 7. DPLA is . . . a Portal for discovery a Platform to build upon an advocate for a 
 strong Public option
  8. 8. a Portal for discovery
  9. 9. a Platform to build upon http://dp.la/info/developers/
  10. 10. http://dp.la/apps
  11. 11. an advocate for a 
 strong public option Wausau Public Library. ALA Archive, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
  12. 12. Andrew Carnegie and wife. Photo by Leslie Jones. Copyright (c) Leslie Jones. CC BY-NC-ND. 
 Boston Public Library via the Digital Commonwealth
  13. 13. Benefits of participation
  14. 14. Increased access
  15. 15. Rudolph Volk and Martin Klein in an old automobile, east of St. Peter, Minnesota, 1907?. Nicollet County Historical Society via Minnesota Digital Library
  16. 16. Enhanced data
  17. 17. The New York Public Library
  18. 18. Increased visibility
  19. 19. “…The library’s holdings, which come from institutions ranging from the Smithsonian and the New York Public Library to the Minnesota Streetcar Museum and the Montana Memory Project, include items in more than 400 languages…” ! April 22, 2014, The New York Times ArtsBeat blog
  20. 20. Increased usage
  21. 21. Mountain West Digital Library reports that in the first eight months of participation in DPLA, the number of visits and the total number of visitors to their site have both increased by more than 100%; site visit lengths have increased to nearly three minutes per visit. Minnesota Digital Library has seen a 55-percent increase in traffic to its repository site since April 2013 DPLA attracted over 1 million unique visitors to its website and over 9 million hits to its API (application programming interface) in the first year
  22. 22. Benefits of partnership … from their perspective
  23. 23. http://creativelibrariesutah.org/2014/04/21/mountain-west-digital-library-2/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5aX-tlsqkk
  24. 24. How can I participate?
  25. 25. 1. Consider your Hub “type” (or consult with us)
 (http://dp.la/info/get-involved/partnerships/) 2. Find some partners!* 3. Contact us (content@dp.la) 4. Agree to open your metadata as public domain / CC0 determination 5. Sign the data exchange agreement 6. Map your data to our metadata application profile (we’ll help) 7. Provide a single endpoint (feed) so we can grab your data 8. Start sharing!
  26. 26. Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Collection

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