The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) invites the Museums and the Web community to attend DPLAfest 2015, the latest iteration in its semi-annual series of workshops, presentations, and discussions. This year’s fest will bring together the full range of the cultural heritage sector to discuss everything from technology and development, to content, law, and education. DPLAfest 2015 will appeal to teachers and students, librarians, archivists, museum professionals, developers and technologists, publishers and authors, genealogists, and members of the public alike who are interested in an engaging mix of interactive workshops, hands-on activities, discussions with community leaders, hackathons, fun events, and so much more. DPLAfest 2015 is open to the public; registration is required.
Dates: April 17-18, 2015
Locations: Indianapolis Public Library (Central), Indiana State Library, IUPUI University Library, Indiana Historical Society
About the organizer: The Digital Public Library of America (http://dp.la/) offers a single point of access to millions of items from libraries, archives, and museums around the United States. Users can browse and search DPLA’s collections by timeline, map, virtual bookshelf, and faceted search; save and share customized lists of items; explore digital exhibitions; and interact with DPLA-powered apps in the app library. DPLA currently provides free and open access to some 8.4 million digital items.