News from the Ohio Digital Network, a Digital Public Library of America Hub

April 11, 2018 0

The State Library of Ohio will host a presentation on the Ohio Digital Network (ODN) and the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). DPLA is an all-digital library that brings together the metadata of digital objects from America’s libraries, museums and other cultural heritage institutions. The Ohio Digital Network is a service hub for DPLA, which means it is an aggregator of metadata from Ohio institutions for DPLA. DPLA completed its first harvest of the ODN’s metadata in March of 2018. Read More

Thank you CCAD Packard Library!

January 30, 2018 0

Thank you to our generous hosts at the Columbus College of Art & Design Packard Library! See some of the neat stuff they had to share with us below (including the cat skeleton drawing aid pictured behind them). The wonderful staff at the Packard Library: Leslie Jankowski (library director), Christine Mannix (special collections librarian), Chloe Kie (archivist), and Danielle Bernert (serials librarian). Some items from the materials library, where students can get an idea for Read More

CCAD Packard Library tour

January 4, 2018 0

The Columbus College of Art and Design’s Packard Library will host an open house and tour of the library and its collections. The event will include a presentation about the history of the library, an introduction to some artist prints and portfolios located in special collections, and conclude with a brief tour. Visitors are also welcome to view the Materials Library and extensive Zine Collection.   Officially begun in 1934 and now located on the Read More

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