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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New Ways to Use DPLA

Great news from DPLA – they’ve recently added a way to filter your search results by reuse conditions with a Copyright Status Filter. This means, for example, that if you are looking for something that is out of copyright or in copyright but able to be used for educational purposes, you can start your search […]

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New Additions March 2021

Librarians across the state have been hard at work for the past year, even if their building doors have been closed to the public. To see evidence of this work in the digital collections of Ohio, you need look no further than our most recent DPLA harvest that added over 16,000 items from Ohio’s libraries […]

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