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Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Webinar

PA Digital announces and invites you to a FREE webinar on the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).

The DPLA holds great potential as a tool for research, teaching, and fun; it now provides free access to more than 14 million items, including historical photographs, letters, newspapers, oral histories, videos, and more. In this webinar hosted by PA Digital, DPLA Community Rep Doreva Belfiore will demonstrate how it can help you:

  • find cool images
  • research or do homework using primary source materials
  • listen to historical audio and video
  • teach students about history with digital exhibits and lesson plans
  • connect to cool mobile and web apps to visualize historical data

When: Wednesday, September 21, 2016; 10-11 AM Eastern time

Where: http://bit.ly/2cFvnyg

How: Prepare speakers or headphones, and follow the link above to access the webinar space on 9/21 at 10AM

Who: This presentation is suitable for anyone interested in finding online resources and is geared to a general audience, not just librarians, archives, galleries and museums. Please feel free to share this announcement widely.

Doreva Belfiore is a Digital Projects Librarian at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA where she works on projects digitizing, cataloging and making available academic, historical and cultural heritage materials. She is currently co-manager of PA Digital, the Pennsylvania service hub of the Digital Public Library of America. She is a volunteer Community Rep for the DPLA, a Wikipedia editor, and a volunteer for digital humanities initiatives in the Delaware Valley area such as PhillyDH, THATCamp Philly, and GLAM Cafe (Wikipedia Edit-a-thons).

We hope to see you soon!
Anastasia Chiu
PA Digital Metadata Team
Resident Librarian
Temple University Libraries

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