Frequently Asked Questions
- What is Ohio Memory?
The mission of the Ohio Memory Project is to provide access to historical treasures of Ohio, bringing together primary sources from all parts of the state in an online scrapbook that:
- celebrates state and local history
- encourages cooperation between archives, historical societies, libraries, museums, and other cultural organizations
- allows the global community to discover and explore Ohio’s rich past
Main website: Ohio Memory, www.ohiomemory.org
More information about the Ohio Memory program
Institutions wishing to become participants in the Ohio Memory program can contact email@example.com.
- How can my organization participate in the Ohio Memory Project?
- All cultural heritage repositories that hold materials related to Ohio history and make them available to the public are invited to submit collections for inclusion in the Ohio Memory Project. To find out more information on how to participate, please visit the Join Ohio Memory page.
- What is OhioPix?
Managed by the Ohio Historical Society, OhioPix is your one-stop shop for rights-managed historic images of Ohio. Over 60 institutions have contributed to the database to make it more convenient than ever to find and use vintage images for your projects.
Main website: OhioPix, ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/ohiopix
For more information on obtaining images or prints from OhioPix, please contact 614-297-2530 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- What if I see an image on Ohio Memory or OhioPix and would like to request a copy?
- Please contact our images staff at 614-297-2530 or email@example.com. You may also use the OhioPix website to discover and request historic images for your projects.
- How do I get permission to use an image from OHS in my publication, exhibit, or presentation?
- Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Rights and Reproductions page.
- What Digitization Services are offerred?
OHS Digitization Services offers a variety of means to digitally reproduce historical items for institutions.
- Transparent media, like slides, 35mm film, microfilm, 4x5 transparencies, etc.
- Small flat media, like photographs, postcards, letters, etc.
- Large flat media, like maps, posters, banners, etc.
- Bound volumes, like books or other material with fragile bindings.
- Three dimensional historical objects
- Audiotape or LPs to audio files on DVD or other media
- Film/video to video [are there requests for this anymore?]
- Film/video to video files on DVD or other media
For more information and fee schedules, see Audiovisual And Graphic Reproduction Services or contact us at 614-297-2530 or email@example.com.
- What is the National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio?
- The National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio (NDNP-OH) is Ohio’s contribution to the Library of Congress’s Chronicling America website, a freely-available, online newspaper resource providing access to over 4.5 million keyword-searchable newspaper pages.
If you are interested in learning more about the NDNP-OH project, see the Ohio Digital Newspaper Portal.
- What digitization services are offered for Newspapers?
OHS Digitization Services offers both services and consultation relating to the digitization of newspapers. These in include things like microfilm duplication, microfilm digitization, making digitized newspapers available online, and OHS’s involvement in the National Digital Newspaper Program.