Live from the DPLA

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Here are some more short interviews with folks who attended the Digital Public Library of America meeting in Amsterdam. Stefan Gradmann (humbold Universitaet) on libraries after books become mere temporary configurations of small pieces: Doron Weber of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation on his hopes for the DPLA: Chris Freeland of the Biodiversity Heritage Library… Read more »

Live from the DPLA: Orphaned works

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Here are two podcasts from the DPLA meeting in Amsterdam this week. Jonathan Rothman of the HathiTrust and Paola Mazzucchi of Arrow talk about their projects for identifying the copyright holders of “orphaned works,” i.e., works that are in copyright whose copyright holders are not known and/or findable. I’ll post more interviews tomorrow.

Library Lab/The Podcast 001: Concrete Digital

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Listen: 23:59 Also in ogg There’s a lot of talk about what the future of publishing looks like. Designers and innovators draw up these artistic visualizations of tablets, touchscreens, and interactive multimedia literature mashups to illustrate the possibilities. But one designer is thinking a lot more about what is lost in the transition from the… Read more »