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DPLAfest 2015 took place on April 17-18, 2015 in Indianapolis, bringing together over 300 to discuss everything from technology and development, to (e)books, law, genealogy, and education. The annual DPLAfest celebration 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, hackathons, discussions with community leaders and practitioners, and more. To join the conversation on Twitter, check out #dplafest

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Friday, April 17 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Hackathon Kick-off and Introduction to the DPLA API

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Collaborate with DPLA Community members to build something awesome. Technical and non-technical attendees are encouraged to participate. The first hour of the hackathon will feature a guided walk through the process of creating an app based on DPLA's free, public API.

The API provides access to over 8 million CC0 licensed metadata records from America’s libraries, archives, and museums in a common metadata format. This workshop is designed for people of all technical skill levels and will cover API basics, the capabilities of the DPLA API, available toolsets, and tips for using records from the API effectively. Members of DPLA's technology team will be on hand to help the group build their first application, and answer questions about tools and content. Hackathon to be led by the DPLA Technology Team.

Slides for this session will be available on April 17. 

Live notes from this session are available at https://drive.google.com/open?id=1OZr_NR9gfxJgHA28NphpLuLWEoWXhCzybhSjPOUWJ4Q&authuser=1



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Friday April 17, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Indianapolis Public Library (Central): Riley Meeting Room 40 E St Clair St, Indianapolis, IN 46204

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