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Member NewsBrowse the archives
- DPLA hosts conversation about Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of KnowledgeJune 6, 2023
Yesterday, we were pleased to host author Richard Ovenden, director of the Bodleian Libraries, for a timely conversation with former DPLA board member, author, and Plympton co-founder Jennifer 8. Lee…
- March 15, 2023
Late last month, we had the pleasure of working with Knight Foundation to bring together 50 library leaders from across the country. Our conversations focused on how libraries are meeting…
- February 15, 2023
A single point of access to the riches of America’s cultural heritage stewarded by libraries, archives, and museums across the nation. Ten years ago, that was the audacious founding vision…