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DPLA Celebrates 2-Year Anniversary
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) made several announcements during DPLAfest to spread awareness of its new partnerships, initiatives, and milestones. These include the following:
- DPLA’s exhibitions are now discoverable via the Learning Registry, an educational resource distributor.
- The new states offering items to DPLA are Indiana, Tennessee, Maine, and Maryland.
- IMLS (Institute of Museum and Library Services) awarded DPLA, Stanford University, and DuraSpace $2 million for the Hydra-in-a-Box project for fostering a new, national library network through a community-based repository system.
- DPLA now has more than 10 million items in its collection from 1,600 institutions across the U.S.
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