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.

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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.  

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In order to best prepare for the metadata harvest by the ODN for DPLA, please review the Best Practices Guide.

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After you have completed the steps to prepare your metadata, and feel your content is ready for harvest, please complete the survey.

For aggregation and inclusion in the DPLA, metadata for the Ohio DPLA Project must be contributed with a Creative Commons CC0 license.



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