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DPLAfest 2017—the fourth major gathering of the Digital Public Library of America’s broad community—will take place on April 20-21, 2017 in Chicago at Chicago Public Library’s Harold Washington Library Center. For more information, visit the DPLA website.
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Thursday, April 20 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Advancing the National Digital Platform: The State of Digitization in US Public and State Libraries

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This presentation will focus on the results of a recently conducted survey of public libraries about their digitization activities, including their knowledge of and participation in DPLA. The results will be presented by library type from very small to very large. The fascinating results look at the state of digitization in public and state libraries including staffing levels, digitization by type, training, preservation and much more.  

Speakers
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Emily Gore

Director for Content, DPLA
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Kendra Morgan

Senior Program Manager, OCLC
Kendra Morgan is Senior Program Manager overseeing WebJunction's core continuing education services for state and public libraries. She is particularly interested in the role libraries play in supporting lifelong learning in their communities and has managed a number of grant-funded programs that address this issue. Kendra received her MLIS from the University of Hawai'i and, prior to joining OCLC, she provided training and technology support in hundreds of libraries as part of the Bill... Read More →


Thursday April 20, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Pritzker Auditorium 400 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605

Attendees (48)