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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
Update on DPLA's Education Plan

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Learn more about the DPLA's plans around education in this informative session detailing key findings from DPLA’s Whiting Foundation-funded education research work. Led by Franky Abbott (DPLA) and Dan Cohen (DPLA).

Final report available at http://dp.la/info/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Using-Large-Collections-in-Education-DPLA-paper-4-9-15-2.pdf

Notes available at https://drive.google.com/open?id=1mAcabx5vPw2D34AC8j0p6rWIZKu_2c9xFiaqIX23P4c&authuser=1 

 


Speakers
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Franky Abbott

ACLS Public Fellow, Project Manager, DPLA
Franky Abbott is an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Public Fellow working as a project manager for the Digital Public Library of America. In this capacity, she organizes the Community Reps program, the Gates-funded Public Library Partnerships Project, and research and outreach initiatives to teachers, students, and librarians in K-12 and higher education. She has experience as a project manager in digital... Read More →
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Dan Cohen

Executive Director, DPLA
Dan Cohen is the Founding Executive Director of the DPLA, where he works to further the DPLA’s mission to make the cultural and scientific heritage of humanity available, free of charge, to all. Prior to his tenure, Dan was a Professor of History and the Director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University. At the Center, Dan oversaw projects ranging from new publishing ventures (PressForward) to... Read More →



Saturday April 18, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Indiana Historical Society: Multipurpose Room 450 W Ohio St, Indianapolis, IN 46202

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