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Digital Public Library of America

A collection of 8,417,029 items from libraries, archives, and museums.

The DPLA planning process began in October 2010 at a meeting in Cambridge, MA. During this meeting, 40 leaders from libraries, foundations, academia, and technology projects agreed to work together to create “an open, distributed network of comprehensive online resources that would draw on the nation’s living heritage from libraries, universities, archives, and museums in order to educate, inform, and empower everyone in current and future ­generations.”

 

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Sally Robertson
Sally Robertson (Librarian)
3 years ago

This is a great collection of digitized materials from libraries, museums and archives from all across America. It is accessible to anyone with access to the internet.

Time spent reviewing site: 30 min