Government Documents Round Table of Ohio

Government Documents Round Table of Ohio

How Much Do You Know About Ohio's Depositories?

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?

  2. Which depository library is the oldest in Ohio?
    • Ohio Wesleyan University, designated 1845 (according to the Bowling Green list)

  3. Which depository library is the youngest in Ohio?
    • Porter Public Library, designated 1991 (according to the Bowling Green list)

  4. 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

  5. What is the regional depository library for Ohio?

  6. 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

  7. Which library is also a United Nations depository library?

  8. Which libraries also receive European Union documents?

  9. Which library is also a Canadian depository library?

  10. Where can I find a list of libraries that are depositories for Ohio state documents?

  11. Which depository library also offers passport application service?

  12. Which depository library was a site for Library of Congress storage of "national heritage" documents during World War II?

  13. Which two depository libraries share a web site?

  14. Which library has a link to the Famous Trials site?

  15. Which library has a link to the Plants Database?

  16. Which library has a link to the Cleveland Memory Project?

  17. Which library has a link to the CyberCemetery?

  18. Which library has a link to the Early Ohio History Digital Collection?

  19. Which library has a link to the National Security Archive?

  20. Which library has created an index to historical decennial Census publications?
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Government Documents Round Table of Ohio, July 2007
Editor: Mark Gooch