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Upcoming Events

ODNFest 2023

October 10, 2023

In-Person at the State Library of Ohio

Save the Date! Celebrate 5 Years of the Ohio Digital Network.


Past Events

ODNFest 2022 – October 11, 2022 (YouTube playlist)

ODN Coffee Chats

Confrontational Collections Conversations – April 5, 2023 11AM

Discussion resources:

ALA How to Respond to Challenges and Concerns about Library Resources

Materials Challenges in the Library: What Does the Law Say?

Up to the Challenge Dealing with school library book challenges before they happen

Simmons Materials Challenges in the Academic Library: A Policy Guide: Home

Accessibility and language use in metadata – August 3, 2022 11AM

Discussion resources:

Making Electronic Resources Accessible in Libraries

DPLA Member Brown Bag: Accessibility and Harmful Content Statements: Analyzing Lexile Levels

Prioritizing Accessibility and Disability Inclusion at Your Library

Writing Accessible Content

Check comprehension level

Readability Test

Content warnings and sensitive collection topics – June 1, 2022 11AM

Discussion resources:

Centre for Free Expression  “Mind the Metadata”

Recollection Wisconsin “The Toolkit: Content Statements

Tufts “Content Warnings Protocol for Digital Archival Material”

Rylands Reflects: Content Warnings for Collections and Catalogue

Trigger Warnings and Intellectual Freedom

Reparative Description in Metadata – April 6, 2022 11AM

Discussion resources:

Guiding Principles for Reparative Description at NARA

Archives for Black Lives in Philadelphia

Protocols for Native American Archive Materials

SAA Inclusive Description

ODNFest 2021 – October 19, 2021 (YouTube playlist)

ODNFest 2020 – October 12, 2020 (YouTube playlist)

What the Wiki Webinar Series – Summer 2020 (YouTube playlist)