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Minitex News articles tagged with "Digital Public Library of America" (17):

Digital Curation Resources from DPLA

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) formed a task force to explore new ways to curate digital content shared by organizations like the Minnesota Digital Library. The task force recently released guideline documentation and best practices for others engaging in this work.

DPLAfest 2019 Call for Proposals now open

DPLA is seeking proposals for DPLAfest, a gathering that will explore how libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural organizations across the country leverage technology to serve, inform, and empower communities. They invite proposals that showcase projects, ideas, and solutions designed to help the field meet the technological, social, and civic demands of the 21st century and that highlight the critical role of libraries—and the DPLA network—in shaping the future of access to digital knowledge. The deadline to submit a session proposal is Friday, January 11, 2019.

MDL staff attend DPLAfest

Minnesota Digital Library staff members attended the Digital Public Library of America's DPLAfest held in Chicago, April 20-21. Greta Bahnemann, Metadata Librarian, presented as part of a panel session on metadata for digital collections along with staff from the Arizona Memory Project. Together they shared tips on dealing with common problems and provided updates on recent projects at each DPLA service hub. The session was also highlighted in American Libraries. Molly Huber, Outreach Coordinator, coordinated a panel session that was comprised of staff from the Digital Library of Georgia, Illinois Digital Heritage, University of Miami, Washington University in St. Louis, and Penn State.

Join the DPLA Community Reps! Applications now open

The Digital Public Library of America just announced that the application for the fifth class of the DPLA Community Reps program is now open! Learn more below, tell a friend or colleague, and complete the application form to apply by April 24, 2017. The DPLA Community Reps program helps bring DPLA to local communities through outreach activities. A local community could be a school, library, academic campus, professional network, or another group of folks who might be interested in DPLA and what it has to offer. Reps give a small commitment of time to community engagement, and check-ins with DPLA staff. 

Minitex staff enter the 2015 GIF IT UP contest

This year Minitex staff submitted a few animated gifs to the GIF IT UP 2015 contest. This is a challenge presented by the Digital Public Library of America and DigitalNZ for individuals to find and create gifs from copyright-free heritage material using the search portals of DPLA, Trove, Europeana, and DigitalNZ.

MDL/DPLA Public Library Partnerships Project grant completed

For the last two years the Minnesota Digital Library (MDL) has been working with the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) on the Public Library Partnerships Project (PLPP), a grant awarded to the DPLA by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. MDL was one of five Ser

DPLA and Pop Up Archive partner to make audiovisual collections across the U.S. searchable

Libraries across the United States house tens of millions of audio and video recordings, a rich and vibrant body of cultural history and content for the public, scholars, and researchers--but the recordings are virtually impossible to search. The Digital Public Library of America is partnering with Pop Up Archive to offer discounted services to the DPLA network.

Minnesota Digital Library Staff Curated Online Exhibits for Digital Public Library of America

Two new Minnesota Digital Library (MDL) curated exhibitions are now available on the Digital Public Library of America website.

New MDL-curated exhibitions on Patent Medicine and Urban Parks online at

We're excited to announce that two new Minnesota Digital Library (MDL) curated exhibitions are now available on the Digital Public Library of America website.

DPLA seeks Ebook Project Manager

The Digital Public Library of America is seeking applicants to fill a new position: Ebook Project Manager.