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DPLA: Not Your Public Library, But Could Be?

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NPR Correspondent Laura Sydell interviewed Jim Duncan for All Things Considered, in an August 19 segment focused on the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). He was quoted as saying, “What the typical public library wants and needs … it tends to be contemporary content, best-sellers. That’s what they’re coming to the public library to check out.” It was one quote from a 30-minute conversation. This article expands on Duncan’s views.

Publication date: October 1, 2013

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