DPLA: DPLA Celebrates Continued Growth and Plans for the Future at DPLAfest 2017

Chicago, IL— DPLAfest 2017, the fourth annual event bringing together members of the broad DPLA community, officially kicked off Thursday morning at Chicago Public Library’s Harold Washington Library Center. In addition to Chicago Public Library, DPLAfest 2017 is co-hosted by the Black Metropolis Research Consortium, Chicago Collections, and the Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS). Over the next two days, over 350 participants, representing diverse fields including libraries, archives, museums, technology, education, and more, will come together to learn, converse, and collaborate in a broad range of sessions, workshops, and working sessions. At this morning’s opening plenary, DPLAfest-goers received a …read more

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