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Ohio University Libraries Archives & Special Collections

Category: Digitization

  • The Athens Mental Health Center records – The Patients

    The Athens Mental Health Center records – The Patients

    By Julian Earley, BA ’26 Classical Civilizations, Digital Initiatives Assistant Everyone loves a good haunting. I too have been interested in ghost-hunting and wanted to know what lies in the Asylum here in Athens. But I think it’s important when we talk about the history of institutions like The Athens Mental Health Center to humanize…

  • Digitizing “Specimens of Eastern Manuscripts and Printing”

    Digitizing “Specimens of Eastern Manuscripts and Printing”

    By Maggie Bennink, ’24 BA in History & Classic Civilizations, Digital Initiatives Assistant I was introduced to Pages From the Past over the 2023 spring semester, through an independent study led by Dr. Cory Crawford in the Classics Department. The items we looked at – a cylinder seal and a cuneiform tablet – are a…

  • Reblog: Beyond the Archives: How Remote Projects Benefit OHIO Researchers, Libraries Collections, and Staff

    Reblog: Beyond the Archives: How Remote Projects Benefit OHIO Researchers, Libraries Collections, and Staff

    By Ellie Roberto, Journalism Strategic Communications/Marketing, BSJ 2022, Digital Initiatives Social Media Editor 2020-2022. Originally published April 26, 2021, on the Ohio University Libraries Digital Initiatives Tumbler, which predated this Mahn blog. There is an endless amount of work to be done in the digital archives field. When most of the country faced job losses due…

  • Welcome to fall 2023!

    Welcome to fall 2023!

    By Miriam Intrator, Special Collections Librarian The start of a new semester, of a new academic year, means many new events and opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and the broader OHIO and Athens communities. This is an overview of some of what’s available and we encourage you to reach out with any questions, for more…

  • Making an Impact: Students Contributing to the Humanities @ OHIO Libraries

    Making an Impact: Students Contributing to the Humanities @ OHIO Libraries

    By Miriam Intrator, Special Collections Librarian, Mahn Center for Archives & Special Collections Mahn Center and Digital Initiatives staff have been collaborating with Ohio University faculty on Humanities in the Park since summer 2021. Humanities in the Park is made possible, in part, by a grant from Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National…

  • Reblog: Meet an Early Multicultural Student Organization: Ohio University’s Los Amigos, 1947-1952

    Reblog: Meet an Early Multicultural Student Organization: Ohio University’s Los Amigos, 1947-1952

    By Imani Estrada, Marketing, BA 2022, OhioLINK Luminaries Intern 2020-2021. Originally published January 18, 2021, on the Ohio University Libraries Digital Initiatives Tumbler, which predated this Mahn blog. The Student Organization: Los Amigos was a minority student organization established here at Ohio University in fall 1947, continuing through 1952. This student organization was primarily composed…

  • A Look at the 1561 Woorkes of Geffrey Chaucer

    A Look at the 1561 Woorkes of Geffrey Chaucer

    By Hunter Humphreys, English Pre-Law, 2023, Written as part of English 4940: Research Apprenticeship, Spring 2023 Having the opportunity to study in the Libraries’ Mahn Center has been a dream come true, and certainly a memorable experience during my career as an undergraduate student. For about a semester and a half, I was given the…

  • OHIO Digital Archives updates: Spring 2023

    OHIO Digital Archives updates: Spring 2023

    By Erin Wilson, Digital Imaging Specialist & Lab Manager, Digital Initiatives This news update is part of a semi-regular series highlighting recent additions, exhibits, and projects of Ohio University Libraries Digital Initiatives. Read on for a sample of newly digitized materials that are publicly available in our Digital Archives. See previous updates in the unit’s newsletter archive. Documentary Photography…

  • OHIO Digital Archives updates: Summer 2022

    OHIO Digital Archives updates: Summer 2022

    By Erin Wilson, Digital Imaging Specialist & Lab Manager, Digital Initiatives This news update is part of a semi-regular series highlighting recent additions, exhibits, and projects of Ohio University Libraries Digital Initiatives. Read on for a sample of newly digitized materials that are publicly available in our Digital Archives. See previous updates in the unit’s…

  • OHIO Digital Archives updates: Fall 2022

    OHIO Digital Archives updates: Fall 2022

    By Erin Wilson, Digital Imaging Specialist & Lab Manager, Digital Initiatives This news update is part of a semi-regular series highlighting recent additions, exhibits, and projects of Ohio University Libraries Digital Initiatives. Read on for a sample of newly digitized materials that are publicly available in our Digital Archives. See previous updates in the unit’s…