The Mid-Ohio Library Digital Initiative

Digital Projects of Members and Others of Note

Digital Downloads - A Library Collaboration

Photohio Digital Project

This site is funded by the members and provides audiobooks and print via the Internet. May be loaded on a PC, PDA, MP3 or SmartPhone. Users must have a valid library card at a participating library. Funding for this project was provided by the State Library of Ohio using federal money from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and from the libraries in the cooperative.

Central Library Consortium

Photohio Digital Project

The Photohio site is a repository of historic images. The collections of several Central Ohio Libraries and Historical Societies have been digitized and are available in a keyword searchable database. From this site you can search through collections of newspaper photo archives, yearbooks, local historical publications, etc.

This site was born out of a grant project managed by the
Grandview Heights Public Library. The project was funded in part by an LSTA grant funds and local library funds.

 Columbus Metropolitan Library

 Central Ohio Buildings

The Central Ohio Buildings databases indexes articles, books, and visuals related to historic Columbus buildings.

Columbus News Index

Columbus News Index (CNI) indexes news articles of local interest from 1960 - 1997, and obituaries from 1940 - 1997.

Columbus In Photographs

This online photograph collection is a selection of historic Columbus images from the Columbus Circulating Visual Collection.

Visual Artist Directory

The registry is a collection of images of original artwork and corresponding information about the artists.

Upper Arlington Public LibraryUA Archives

Upper Arlington Archives

The UA Archives website is part of the digital library initiative of the Upper Arlington Public Library. Through the UA Archives, the Library cultivates ongoing partnerships with the Upper Arlington Historical Society, the City of Upper Arlington, the Upper Arlington City School District, community organizations, and individuals to digitize items of historical interest and make them available to the public. The collection currently includes the Norwester magazine, Upper Arlington's original community newspaper, published from November 1917 through March 1922, as well as historical photographs and maps. Beginning in 2009, the UA Archives will also provide access to Upper Arlington High School yearbooks published from 1924-1999 and a collection of oral histories.

Worthington Public LibrariesWorthington Memory Project

Worthington Memory Project

The Worthington Memory Project is a Bicentennial commemoration coordinated by the Worthington Historical Society and the Worthington Public Library. Staff, volunteers and students are working to select, digitize and organize local historical photographs and documents into an online scrapbook displayed on the Web.


Others in the State

Ohio Historical Society Databases

Ohio Historical Society Dadabases

Various databases created by the OHS staff regarding Ohio history

State Library of Ohio--Read this now

Read This Now Database

Reader’s Advisory—connecting readers with their next book any time of day

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