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Harvests in Springtime? The world is topsy-turvy…

While none of us saw this new ‘stay at home’ reality coming, it’s emphasized just how much reach and impact digital collections can have. Many libraries, archives, and museums have increased their online presence, and are soliciting help for transcription projects from public volunteers or engaging in fun photo challenges. We are pleased to be […]

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Primary Source Sets now Available!

From Ohio Digital Network and the State Library of Ohio: The State Library of Ohio and Ohio Digital Network are pleased to announce the creation of eight primary source sets, available for all to use and access at the Ohio Digital Network website. Curated by members of the Ohio Digital Network Outreach Working Group, each of the […]

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Holy Harvest, Batman!

Thanks to the work of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library, MidPointe Public Library, Kent State University, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, and Dayton Metro Library, we’ve doubled our number of items in the Digital Public Library of America in just one harvest! If you didn’t already know, digital items from libraries […]

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ODN Item of the Week: Serpent Mound

Ohio’s Serpent Mound is the largest prehistoric effigy in the world, and a National Historic Landmark. First recorded and surveyed in the mid-19th century by settlers of European descent, it has not always been clear how old the Mound is and who created it. With several mounds from the Adena Culture nearby, it was a […]

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ODN Item of the Week: Taylorcraft wing construction with women

We’ve talked about Alliance, Ohio’s industrial past before, and this week we are taking a look at the drafting room of Taylorcraft Aviation Corporation. Located in Alliance from 1936-46, the company has taken on many names and forms since its original inception in 1926 as the Taylor Brothers Aircraft Corporation. Here we see a photograph […]

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