The Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America has an ambitious project: to digitize and make accessible the vast trove of books, documents and artifacts at libraries, museums, and archives across the country. We explore the challenges and progress of the project.

It's something of a dream for many: to digitize and make accessible the vast number of books, documents, artifacts, photos, videos, and other materials housed at thousands of different institutions across the country. The Digital Public Library of America is working on making it a reality. We explore a collaboration between libraries, museums, and archives - including the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian - that aims to put it all online.

Guests

Maura Marx

Director, Digital Public Library of America Secretariat, Berkman Center, Harvard University.

Martin Kalfatovic

Associate Director of Digital Services, Smithsonian Libraries; Co-chair of the Technical Workstream; Digital Public Library of America.

Maria Pallante

United States Register of Copyrights

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