Library Part of DPLA Service Hub

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Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White announced that the Illinois State Library has been selected as a Service Hub for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). As a Service Hub, the State Library will gather digital collections from around the state for contribution to DPLA. DPLA is a single free virtual library comprised of digitized collections created by libraries, archives and museums across the nation.

The Service Hub responsibilities will be shared by the State Library, the Chicago Public Library, the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries of Illinois (CARLI) and the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

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