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DPLA Appfest scheduled for November 8 – 9, 2012

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is delighted to announce our first Appfest, an informal, open call for both ideas and functional examples of creative and engaging ways to use the content and metadata in the DPLA back-end platform. The first Appfest will take place on November 8-9, 2012, at the Chattanooga Public Library on The 4th Floor. We’ll have access to their new 1 gig wireless internet connection, so anything you build should be smokin’ fast!
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DPLA releases an RFP for design and development of the front-end portal

From an email on the DPLA listserv:
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Secretariat is delighted to release a request for proposals (RFP) for the design and development of a prototype front-end portal for the DPLA.
The DPLA seeks a skilled interactive agency to design and develop a website to facilitate the creative discovery, sharing, and use of multimedia library materials among the general public.  This prototype website will serve as a gesture toward the possibilities for a future, fully built out DPLA. Continue reading