This year’s Fredric M. Miller Memorial Lecture in public history will feature John Palfrey of Harvard Law School, chair of the Digital Public Library of America Steering Committee. Palfrey, co-author of Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives, will give the lecture, “Building the Digital Public Library of America,” followed by a commentary, “The Digital Library in Physical Space,” by Amanda French of the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University. This program, which is free and open to the public, is presented by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers-Camden, also the home of The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia project, in cooperation with the Delaware Valley Archivists Group (DVAG) and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia is a civic project to increase understanding of one of America’s greatest cities. Produced by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers-Camden, the Encyclopedia as a digital resource and print volume will offer the most comprehensive, authoritative reference source ever created for the Philadelphia region.Like Us On Facebook» Read Our Blog»
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