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  • 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Libraries Mahn Center for Archives and Special Collections is actively seeking public volunteers to engage with unique, historical documents that illuminate the…


  • Contributing Manuscript Collection Info to Wikidata

    Contributing Manuscript Collection Info to Wikidata

    By Greta Suiter, Manuscripts Archivist, Ohio University Libraries. This post is the first of three posts about adding collection information to Wikidata.  Wikidata is the largest linked open data, open knowledge project in the world. There are millions of items in Wikidata. Each item has a Q number to identify it and is described with…


  • Not Your Model Minority: An Archival Collection of Asian American/Pacific Islander Organizations in Athens

    Not Your Model Minority: An Archival Collection of Asian American/Pacific Islander Organizations in Athens

    Alexis Karolin is the spring 2022 Mahn Center intern. She graduates with a Bachelor of Arts in History from the Honors Tutorial College along with a certificate in Asian Studies and a certificate in Law, Justice, and Culture this spring. Here she reflects on her experiences learning about archives, how the internship took two years…


  • Day in the Office: Behind the Scenes Digitizing Mahn Center Posters

    Day in the Office: Behind the Scenes Digitizing Mahn Center Posters

    By Ellie Roberto, Digital Collections Social Media Editor, BA in Journalism 2022   There’s a great deal of hard work going on behind the scenes in the archives department at Ohio University Libraries. The day-to-day tasks of OHIO Libraries student workers and staff bring our unique physical collections to life through the Digital Archives. Digitization,…


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