Digital collections from libraries, museums, and archives across Ohio

As Ohio’s service hub for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), Ohio Digital Network (ODN) is working to make digital collections from all Ohio Digital Network Cultural Heritage Institutions freely accessible to the world.

Contribute Your Collections

You’ve come to the right place! Our site has everything you need to learn how to prepare your data.

Add to the Collective History of Ohio

Scrip Note – Contributing Institution: Worthington Libraries

Prior to preparing your content, please complete the Ohio Digital Network Contributor Agreement and submit to the Ohio Digital Network via email.

Where to begin

To get your collections ready to add to DPLA, please review our Best Practices Guide, and our Getting Started page.





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Harvest for the Holidays

Our last DPLA harvest for 2021 is in the books, and we’ve added 1,500 items from 4 existing contributors and 1 new for a total of 285,156 items in DPLA from Ohio-based libraries and archives. The Cleveland Museum of Art Archives and MidPointe Library System stretched their collections slightly, while Kent State University and Marietta […]

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A Bountiful Harvest of Metadata Mini-Grant Collections

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