Hopefully of interest to many -

DPLA Steering Committee member Carl Malamud and John Podesta recently published an open letter to President Obama encouraging him to establish a Federal Scanning Commission to establish a federal strategy to digitize public info at scale:


If they get 25,000 signatures, the White House will answer the petition.

Calling all librarians, archivists and friends!! Not speaking officially for DPLA but as a huge admirer of all that Carl has done - if you agree with the premise, please show your support and sign the petition!

please help rally our community and forward to your networks.



Maura Marx
Director, Digital Public Library of America Secretariat

mobile: 617-835-3510
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