Digital Media Center Databases
The following databases from OhioLINK's Digital
Media Center are available to Ohio's PreK-12 students and educators without usernames
or passwords. Use the Multimedia Tools link in the
left menu to download needed plug-ins for these databases.
Laboratory of Bioacoustics
Recorded Bird Songs
Approximately 4,000 audio recordings of birds, primarily warblers, can be heard with
Real Media Player. And more are coming
soon. Founded by the late Dr. Donald Borror, Professor of Entomology and Zoology at The Ohio State University, the Borror Laboratory is one of
the largest collections of recorded animal sounds in the world.
ViewPoints Project videos
Hundreds of QuickTime
video clips of native speakers in several languages. The speakers talk about a variety of
topics relating to their culture, family, daily life, and more. Each clip has a
description and grammar/vocabulary notes.
85th Flight of the Wright 1904 Flyer
Courtyard of the Birds, Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico
More than 3,000 images are currently available from the National Underground Freedom Center,
Ohio State University
Department of Archives and Special Collections, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, University of Akron
Libraries, and Wright State
University Libraries. Other images include more than 500 images of Mayan archaeology from Oberlin College and hundreds of paper
impressions of Greek and Latin inscriptions contributed by the Center for
Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies at The Ohio State University.
Volcano, Java, Indonesia
Historic and recent images
Images currently available include nearly 600 environmental geology images from Oberlin College and 4000 forestry
images from The Ohio State University