A lot is happening around the digital library community. These are the latest events from our DLF news stream; just click on a headline for more information. If there is an event you think the rest of the community would like to know about, please email it to us for consideration. Thanks!

  • On the Spirit of Creative Exploration at DPLAfest

    This conference report was provided by Scott W. H. Young, Digital Initiatives Librarian at Montana State University. @hei_scott | scottwhyoung.com   It’s been just about a month now since the conclusion of the second annual DPLAfest in Indianapolis, where about 300 people gathered to discuss the current and future state …

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  • A DPLA of Your Very Own

    This conference report was provided by Benjamin Armintor, Programmer/Analyst at Columbia University Libraries and a 2015 DPLA + DLF Cross-Pollinator Travel Grant awardee. I work closely with the Hydra and Blacklight platforms in digital library work, and have followed the DPLA project with great interest as a potential source …

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  • A Tale of Two Scholars: ARCS and the Future of Research Communication

    This Conference Report was provided by Nicole Ferraiolo, Program Officer for Scholarly Resources at the Council on Library and Information Resources, DLF’s parent organization.     In 1906 Danish philologist and historian Johan Heiberg discovered that hidden beneath the script of a 13th c. prayer book …

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  • Hungry for Hominy? Hackathon Projects & Shared Work at DPLAfest

    This Conference Update was provided by Laura Wrubel, E-Resources Content Manager at The George Washington University and a 2015 DPLA + DLF Cross-Pollinator Travel Grant awardee.   Dan Cohen kicked off DPLAfest 2015 to a full auditorium at the Indianapolis Public Library saying, “it may not be intimate, but it may be …

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  • Sleepless in Seattle—CNI’s Spring Conference 2015

    This Conference Update was provided by Keith Webster, Dean of Libraries at Carnegie Mellon University. This post is also available on his blog, libraryofthefuture.org.     The title of this post wasn’t simply a lazy grab from IMDb, but a reflection of the wide and stimulating array of …

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