Inquiries and applications are invited:

Please review the PA Photos and Documents Guidelines (PDF)


  • Online (Complete and submit the application online.)
  • PDF (Please print the form and submit it following the instructions provided in the application.)

What are the participating institutions’ responsibilities?

  • Digitize, add, and maintain high-quality materials
  • Assign locally selected keywords to materials

POWER Library provides:

  • An unlimited CONTENTdm license
  • An archive of images
  • Data stored in a secure server facility
  • Copies of the data for the institution
  • 24/7 availability of data
  • A locally branded homepage for each collection
  • Keyword searching of one or more collections
  • Discovery of collections across the USA and beyond in the Digital Public Library of America


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