Welcome to the Digital Library Federation

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

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

DLF laptop

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.

The Authenticity Project

A partnership between CLIR/DLF and the HBCU Library Alliance

2022 DLF Forum and affiliated events

Learn more about the 2022 DLF Forum, NDSA’s Digital Preservation 2022, CLIR’s Digitizing Hidden Collections Symposium, and Learn@DLF.

DLF Groups Get Stuff Done

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

Selected Posts

See what’s new on the DLF blog

DLF Digest: May 2022

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: CLIR and

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DLF Digest: April 2022

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: CLIR’s Material

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DLF Digest: March 2022

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: It’s here!

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