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Columbus Metropolitan Library creates digital collection of Columbus historical pieces

“A 5-star library, as rated in the 2013 edition of Library Journal’s America’s Star Libraries and for the sixth consecutive year, The Columbus Metropolitan Library serves the metro area of Columbus, Ohio.  It is comprised of a main library and twenty-one branches. Recently, the library partnered with the Columbus Historical Society to create The Columbus Memory; an online archive of Columbus history. This digital collection is powered by OCLC’s CONTENTdm Digital Collection Management Software, and it provides access to thousands of images, primary documents, maps, and artifacts.” (via OCLC.

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Librarian Quietly Saved $1 Million For Gift Back To Library

“Carol Sue Snowden, a librarian at the Columbus Metropolitan Library, was known by her peers for her modest lifestyle. She drove a used Chevrolet, lived in a condominium, and was happy to indulge in little other than her passion for books. It was precisely because of this frugal lifestyle that she was able to accomplish something monumental: She’d saved over $1 million, donating all of it to libraries and reading programs she’d come to love.” (via Huffington Post)

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