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NDP at Three

Date Time: 
October 17, 2017

As IMLS concludes its third year of National Digital Platform funding through the National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program and the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, the agency takes a look back at what has been accomplished and explores future directions for increasing the digital capacity of libraries and museums. 

On Tuesday, October 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, IMLS and representatives from America's libraries, museums, and related organizations met to discuss shared digital services, systems, and infrastructure. Watch a recording of the meeting online, and continue the conversation on Twitter with #NDPthree.

IMLS Event: NDP at Three


9:00 AM – 9:20 AM: Welcome and overview 
9:20 AM – 10:10 AM: “Building Equitable Digital Communities” panel
10:30 AM – 11:20 AM: “Expanding Digital Cultural Heritage Capacities” panel
11:40 AM – 12:30 PM: “Opening Scholarly Communications” panel
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM: “Museums and the National Digital Platform” panel
2:50 PM – 3:50 PM: “Going Forward” panel
3:50 PM – 4:00 PM: Closing remarks
A detailed agenda (PDF, 77KB) is also available.
Schedule subject to change.

Recording available on the IMLS YouTube Channel


NDP at Three Report
The first three years of IMLS investments to enhance the national digital platform for libraries.

Open Digital Preservation Training and Professional Development Opportunities
This report begins establishing a common understanding of the types of open digital preservation training materials available.

Twitter Chat

Wednesday, October 11
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

Please join IMLS and other participating organizations for an #NDPthree Twitter chat to launch the new NDP at Three report and to discuss shared challenges and opportunities for libraries and museums in providing digital content and services. Wednesday, October 11 from 2-3 p.m. ET. Bring your questions!

National Leadership Grants for Libraries
Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program