Friday April 18, 2014

Digital Public Library of America Turns One

Digital Public Library of America celebrated its first birthday yesterday.

It’s hard to believe that a year has already gone by since our launch last April. It’s been a whirlwind here in the Boston headquarters of DPLA, and across DPLA’s ever-expanding national network of libraries, archives, museums, and cultural heritage sites. The surging numbers in our collectionآ—over 7 million items from 1300 contributing institutions, up from 2.4 million and 500 a year agoآ—attest to the tremendous momentum we’ve achieved.

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