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, […]Read The Full Article
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. […]Read The Full Article
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 […]Read The Full Article
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 […]Read The Full Article
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 […]Read The Full Article