Digital Public Library of America Goes Live

dplalogoThe Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) went live in beta version today, bringing a vast collection of digitized items from a number of owning institutions into one searchable database. The material in the DPLA includes items originating as text, sound, image, moving image and solid object. Partner institutions, including the Digital Library of Georgia, contributed digitized versions of the items. Search for items in a variety of fields, such as format, date, subject, location, owning institution and partner institution. In addition, the material can be accessed as part of several interesting exhibitions or via a map or timeline.

For more, see article in the Atlantic.

About Anne Burnett

Foreign and International Law Librarian
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