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Taking place in the heart of Washington, DC, DPLAfest 2016 (April 14-15) will bring together hundreds from DPLA’s large and growing community for interactive workshops, hackathons and other collaborative activities, engaging discussions with community leaders and practitioners, fun events, and more. DPLAfest 2016 will appeal to anyone interested in libraries, technology, ebooks, education, creative reuse of cultural materials, law, open access, and genealogy/family research.

Area institutions serving as co-hosts include the National Archives and Records Administration, the Library of Congress, and the Smithsonian Institution.

To view photographs, recordings, and social media from DPLAfest 2016, visit https://dp.la/info/get-involved/dplafest/april-2016/media/.
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Thursday, April 14 • 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Smithsonian, Library of Congress, and National Archives: Opportunities and Challenges for Working Together

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With the 100th anniversary of the US entry in WWI next year, SI, LOC, and NARA are working together on a project to bring new WWI content to museums, teachers, and coders. The collaboration and content on this project are unique. Come learn about the WWI project, the collaboration, and the barriers that can slow organizations from working together.

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Jon Voss

Strategic Partnerships Director, Historypin


David McOwen

New Media Developer, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History

Pamela Wright

Chief Digital Access Strategist, National Archives at College Park

Helena Zinkham

Library of Congress

Thursday April 14, 2016 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Library of Congress (Jefferson Building): Coolidge Auditorium 10 First Street, SE Washington, DC 20540

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