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  • New Collection Alert! The Ohio University and Athens LGBTQ+ Collection

    New Collection Alert! The Ohio University and Athens LGBTQ+ Collection

    By Bill Kimok, University Archivist and Records Manager Smack dab in the middle of Pride Month 2022, the Ohio University Archives is excited to announce the recent acquisition of our first major LGBTQ+-related University Archives collection. Donated this past spring by OHIO alum Rebecca Chmielewski (MFA, 2018) and the University’s LGBT Center, the new collection […]


  • Collection Creators in Wikidata

    Collection Creators in Wikidata

    By Greta Suiter, Manuscripts Archivist, Ohio University Libraries. This post is the second of three posts about adding collection information to Wikidata. Read the first post here. Wikidata is the largest repository of linked data in the world. Individual records in Wikidata are called items and each item has its own unique identifier. For example, […]


  • Ohio Society of American Foresters Records

    Ohio Society of American Foresters Records

    By Philip Perry, Forester, Athens, Ohio, Retired Silviculturist from the Wayne National Forest, (silviculture is the art and science of growing trees.) This post provides context for the Ohio Society of American Foresters Records (MSS093), housed at the Mahn Center. There have been many additions to the collection over the years, the most recent addition […]


  • Volunteer Transcription Shines Light on D-Day Narratives

    Volunteer Transcription Shines Light on D-Day Narratives

    By Erin Wilson, Digital Imaging Specialist & Lab Manager, Ohio University Libraries Quote from questionnaire submitted by John Leslie Moffatt Working in partnership with the Canadian Research and Mapping Association (CRMA), the OHIO Libraries Mahn Center for Archives and Special Collections is actively seeking public volunteers to engage with unique, historical documents that illuminate the […]