Subject and Special Collections Division

Action Council | Goal and Objectives

The Subject and Special Collections Division (SSCD) promotes and develops Ohio’s subject and special collection services, focusing on document, manuscript, photograph, and oral history collections that support research and study. Have questions? Contact us!

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Action Council

Mary Plazo, Coordinator (2018)
Akron-Summit County Public Library
Work: (330) 643-9030

Missy Lodge, Secretary (2018)
State Library of Ohio
Work: (614) 644-6914

Jill Clever, Past Coordinator (2018)
Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
Work: (419) 259-5235

Martha Ballinger (2019)
Dayton Metro Library
Work: (937) 463-2665

Randolph Bergdorf (2019)
Peninsula Library
Work: (330) – 657-2665

Justin Crawfis (2018)
Findlay-Hancock Public Library
Work: (419) 422-1712 x246

Michele Raine (2019)
Wood County District Library
Work: (419) 352-5104

Board Liaison: Kacie Armstrong
PDC Liaisons: Jennifer Fording, Kellen Freeman


Goals and Objectives

  • Create plan for the SSCD historical archives (physical materials)
  • Sponsor professional development programs at the 2018 Convention and Expo as well as other OLC events.
  • Develop webinars for subject-specific training.