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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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Saturday, April 18 • 10:30am - 11:15am
Best Practices for Establishing a DPLA Service Hub in Your State/Region

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Beginning in 2015, organizations interested in becoming a DPLA Content Hub or Service Hub can apply during two open call cycles beginning each January and July. Applications are meant to aid organizations in understanding and preparing for the responsibilities of participating in the DPLA network as a Hub. Join DPLA staffers and current Hubs to learn more about what it takes to establish a DPLA Service Hub in your state or region. Session to be led by Emily Gore (DPLA) and Amy Rudersdorf (DPLA).

Notes available at https://drive.google.com/open?id=1SVZvQSWwDyS_0sfbjM_5HpS1Ceexi8ioX_4phOqHAP8&authuser=1 

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Emily Gore

Director for Content, DPLA
Emily Gore is the Director for Content of the Digital Public Library of America. In this role, Emily provides strategic vision for DPLA content and metadata, coordinates content and collections workflows and oversees the DPLA Hubs program. Much of Gore’s current daily work focuses on identifying and helping to establish new Service Hubs for DPLA.  Before joining DPLA, Emily served as Associate Dean for Digital... Read More →
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Gretchen Gueguen

Data Services Coordinator, DPLA
Gretchen Gueguen is a Data Services Coordinator, working alongside our Director and Assistant Director for Content to bring on new partners, conduct data mapping and ingest, perform quality assurance, and support several other critical projects. Prior to DPLA, Gretchen worked as Digital Archivist at the University of Virginia where she helped establish the first born-digital archives program. Gretchen has also worked at East Carolina University... Read More →
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Amy Rudersdorf

Assistant Director for Content, DPLA
Amy Rudersdorf is the DPLA Assistant Director for Content. She is responsible for digitization partnerships and related workflows, metadata normalization and shareability, and community engagement to promote the DPLA as a community resource. Amy formerly served as the director of the Digital Information Management Program at the State Library of North Carolina. She was a Library of Congress National Digital Stewardship Alliance... Read More →

Saturday April 18, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Indiana State Library: Author's Room 203 315 W Ohio St, Indianapolis, IN 46204

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