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DPLAfest 2016 has ended
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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Dr. Kim Christen Withey

Washington State University
Director of the Digital Technology and Culture Program; Director of Digital Projects, Native Programs; co-Director, Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation

Dr. Kim Christen Withey is the Director of the Digital Technology and Culture Program, the Director of Digital Projects, Native Programs, and the co-Director of the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation at Washington State University. She is the founder of Mukurtu CMS (http://www.mukurtu.org) an open source community digital archive platform designed to meet the needs of Indigenous communities globally, she is also the co-Director of the Sustainable Heritage Network, and the co-Director of the Local Contexts initiative. Her research explores the intersections of cultural heritage, archival traditions, curatorial practices, traditional knowledge, and the use of digital technologies in and by Indigenous communities. More of her work can be found at her website: www.kimchristen.com and you can follow her on twitter @Mukurtu.