DPLAfest 2015 has ended
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 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ebook Working Group: How Can DPLA Make An Impact?

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Building on the discussion of current activities in the ebook marketplace, participants will spend the afternoon identifying components required in order to launch a national strategy, build a prototype platform and open collections, and where the DPLA can provide support and leverage. Session facilitators include Rachel Frick (DPLA), Dan Cohen (DPLA), and Micah May (NYPL).

Notes available at https://drive.google.com/open?id=1mk55d56JOnFLl5KF3WbG7AlFhk2yUCYXXXbduYULNu8&authuser=1

This session is generously funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, with support from Bibliolabs.

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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... Read More →
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Rachel Frick

Business Development Director, DPLA
Rachel Frick is the Director of Business Development. In this position, she is responsible for building out DPLA’s sustainability plan and forging extensive new relationships in order to build DPLA’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. She comes to DPLA, having served... Read More →
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Micah May

Director of Business Development, The New York Public Library
Micah is the Director of Business Development, where leads the development of transformational new initiatives, particularly focused on the Library's digital offerings.

Friday April 17, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Indianapolis Public Library (Central): Special Collections Room 40 E St Clair St, Indianapolis, IN 46204

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