ODN Latest Updates

October Updates: ODN and OWL

October is the perfect month for owls, but it’s also the perfect month for ODN in OWL – Ohio Digital Network in the Ohio Web Library, that is. We’re so excited to announce the not-so-spooky news that residents all across Ohio can now find the link to Ohio’s content in DPLA as a resource in […]

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Ohio’s Newest Additions to DPLA

Another DPLA harvest has passed, and Ohio has added more than 500 items available to all at dp.la. With additional content from Kent State University, Mansfield Richland Public Library, and Worthington Libraries, we’re also excited to welcome Ohio Wesleyan University and Xavier University to the Ohio Digital Network, bringing our total list of contributing institutions […]

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Guest Post: Willow Beach Amusement Park

I’ve never heard it said that the Ohio Players wrote “Love Rollercoaster” about Willow Beach Amusement Park, but I’ve never not heard it, either, so maybe you can be the judge after reading this weeks’ blog post, from John Dewees and Toledo Lucas County Public Library. Willow Beach Amusement Park was a haven for games, […]

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New! Video Conference Call Backgrounds from ODN

Make history on every video call, with our new Ohio Digital Network custom backgrounds! Many video conferencing services, such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams (available to all users soon), have added the option to upload custom backgrounds for your calls. Now you can bring a little bit of Ohio’s history with you wherever you are. […]

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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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