Ohio Depository Scavenger Hunt (2004)

What do you know about the other depository collections in our state? Do you know where to refer patrons who need documents from specific organizations? Our Ohio Depository Scavenger Hunt, held in the summer and fall of 2004, included the following questions. And to save you from looking high and low for the answers now that the contest is over (though you may find other valid answers, too), we’ve included them here:

  • 1.How many depository libraries does Ohio have?
    57 (according to the Bowling Green list)
  • Which depository library is the oldest in Ohio?
    Ohio Wesleyan University, designated 1845 (according to the Bowling Green list)
  • Which depository library is the youngest in Ohio?
    Porter Public Library, designated 1991 (according to the Bowling Green list)
  • In what year did Ohio have the most new depository library designations?
    1884 : Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Denison University, Marietta College, Clark County Public Library, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
  • What is the regional depository library for Ohio?
    State Library of Ohio
  • How many patent depositories does Ohio have? List them.
    6 depositories: Akron-Summit County Public Library, Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Cleveland Public Library, Ohio State University, Wright State University, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
  • Which library is also a United Nations depository library?
    Cleveland Public Library
  • Which libraries also receive European Union documents?
    Ohio State University, Miami University
  • Which library is also a Canadian depository library?
    Trick question! We have TWO: Bowling Green and Case Western Reserve University Law Library
  • Where can I find a list of libraries that are depositories for Ohio state documents?
    State Library of Ohio web site
  • Which depository library also offers passport application service?
    Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County
  • Which depository library was a site for Library of Congress storage of “national heritage” documents during World War II?
    Denison University
  • Which two depository libraries share a web site?
    Youngstown State University and Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County share the Wick Ave. Information Bridge
  • Which library has a link to the Famous Trials site?
    Bowling Green State University, University of Akron
  • Which library has a link to the Plants Database?
    Hiram College, Marietta College, Ohio University
  • Which library has a link to the Cleveland Memory Project?
    Cleveland State University; also Hiram College and The University of Cincinnati
  • Which library has a link to the CyberCemetery?
    Bowling Green and Muskingum College
  • Which library has a link to the Early Ohio History Digital Collection?
    Miami University
  • Which library has a link to the National Security Archive?
    Case Western Reserve University Law Library, Cleveland State University, College of Wooster, Denison University
  • Which library has created an index to historical decennial Census publications?
    Ohio State University

This list originally had links to the answers on the earlier version of BGSU’s U.S. Government Depositories in Ohio: A Directory

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