DPLA Announces New Primary Source Guides for Teachers

Wed, 2016-07-27 14:05 -- LCDL Staff

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop critical thinking skills by exploring topics in history, literature, and culture through primary sources. Drawing online materials from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States, the sets use letters, photographs, posters, oral histories, video clips, sheet music, and more. Each set (100 in all) includes a topic overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide.

DPLA & Europeana Release Standardized Rights Statements at

Mon, 2016-04-25 09:53 -- LCDL Admin provides a set of standardized rights statements that can be used to communicate the copyright and re-use status of digital objects to the public. Our rights statements are supported by major aggregation platforms such as the Digital Public Library of America and Europeana.

Lowcountry Digital Library at ALA 2013!

Mon, 2013-08-19 11:31 -- LCDL Admin
ALA 2013 Logo

The Lowcountry Digital Library went to the 2013 American Library Association annual conference in Chicago!   The College of Charleston Addlestone Library's Heather Gilbert and Tyler Mobley presented as part of a panel called "Breaking Up with CONTENTdm".  Their presentation was all about leaving CONTENTdm and building the new LCDL.  In case you missed it, you can view the slides here.


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