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.
Director, Digital Public Library of America Secretariat
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