The Digital Public Library of America is now open. Take a look!
U.Va. set to contribute more than 10,000 digital images to literary database
By Shannon Reres | Apr 14 Marshall Bronfin /The Cavalier Daily
A collection of more than 10,000 digital images from the University’s library will soon be available at The Digital Public Library of America, the first nationwide online public library, the University announced Wednesday.The DPLA, which is slated to officially launch April 18, seeks to provide a comprehensive database of interdisciplinary texts and media from universities and public libraries across the country, as well as federal institutions such as the Smithsonian, free of charge to the public.