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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2020 In Review

Following December’s post about our last additions to DPLA for 2020, we have some great numbers to share that demonstrate the work that Ohio Digital Network and our contributors have done through a heck of a year. Usage of Ohio’s collections on DPLA, Ohio’s number of items in the Digital Public Library of America, and […]

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Making a present of the past

Hello and happy holiday season from Ohio Digital Network! We’ve just completed our last additions to DPLA for the year, and seven (7!) institutions have added to their existing collections to bring our total number of items in DPLA up to 236,625. What a gift it is to share in the histories of Cincinnati and […]

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