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DLF serves all who are invested in the success of libraries, museums, and archives in the digital age

Calls for proposals for the 2023 CLIR Events are now open! Head to the DLF Forum site to learn more.

CLIR is proud to present Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum Virtual Sessions in April of 2023. The DLF Forum Virtual Sessions will be a special online gathering for sessions that were accepted in the 2022 program, but were not able to be presented in person. 

Mark your calendars and learn more about the free virtual events.

What's the DLF?

networked member institutions and a robust community of practice—advancing research, learning, social justice, & the public good through the creative design and wise application of digital library technologies

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Find your people, year-round. Grassroots, pragmatic, and mission-driven, DLF is a space where ideas are road-tested and shared strategies and visions emerge.

people at the DLF Forum 2017

Get things done. We foster active, open, and welcoming working groups dedicated to building better libraries, museums, and archives for the digital age.

Woman speaking at the DLF Forum

Meet up. Our annual DLF Forum serves as meeting place, marketplace, and congress for diglib practitioners from member institutions and the community at large.

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DLF Digest: March 2023

A monthly round-up of news, upcoming working group meetings and events, and CLIR program updates from the Digital Library Federation.  This month’s news: The Council

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