Welcome to the Digital Library Federation

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

Registration is now open for the 2021 DLF Forum, NDSA's DigiPres, and Learn@DLF!

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.

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

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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 Groups Get Stuff Done

Anyone can start or join a group regardless of institutional affiliation.

2021 DLF Forum and affiliated events

Learn more about the 2021 DLF Forum, NDSA’s Digital Preservation 2021, and Learn@DLF.

Selected Posts

See what’s new on the DLF blog

DLF Digest: October 2021

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: Registration is

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NDSA Welcomes Eight New Members

As of 17 September 2021, the NDSA Leadership unanimously voted to welcome its eight most recent applicants into the membership. Each new member brings a

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