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John Palfrey, Phillips Academy

Building a Digital Public Library 
of America

Wednesday, February 6
4:00–5:30 pm, CHAT Lounge

Chair, Steering Committee of the Digital Public Library of America, and Head of School at Phillips Academy, Andover

John Palfrey chairs the steering committee of the Digital Public Library of America. In his invitational lecture, he will describe the ambitious, public-spirited effort to establish a national digital library in the United States. The DPLA brings together thousands of people from diverse backgrounds who share a vision of an enduring national resource where all Americans can access our cultural heritage resources, free to all.