MSU Libraries Contributes Content to the DPLA

MSU Libraries Contributes Content to the DPLA

Logo of the Digital Public Library of AmericaMSU Libraries is now contributing records from its Digital Collections to the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) through a partnership with Missouri Hub (MoHub).  The DPLA ties together records from across the country into a unified portal for searching, which are contributed by libraries, archives, and museums alike, many of which are connected by service hubs (like MoHub). DPLA includes various ways of searching records also, including by map or by timeline.  Other contributors to DPLA include HathiTrust, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Library of Congress, the Smithsonian, Internet Archive, ARTStor, and more.  MoHub participants include the Missouri State Archives, Kansas City Public Library, the State Historical Society of Missouri, St. Louis University, Missouri History Museum, and more, including all participants in Missouri Digital HeritageThe records are updated quarterly, and by the next ingest, MSU’s records should include thumbnails, as well as any new records we’ve added in the meantime.  If you have any questions, please contact Shannon Mawhiney (417-836-8977).

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