Source: page verso, Foreword Constitution of the State of Ohio, Annotated (1948)
To retrieve a browsable list of most of our documents, do a Government Document Number Search (SuDOC CALL #) on the letter "O". (This works because all Ohio document call numbers begin with "O.") Sort your results by Material Type to separate books from journals, print from online, etc.
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The State Library of Ohio is designated a regional depository, which means it collects 100% of federal and state publications produced. All other depository libraries in the state are selective depositories, meaning they collect less than 100% of governmental material.
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Ohio Documents are arranged by a unique classification scheme. The letters correspond to government agencies. The full classification scheme (last updated 2008) is available at the State Library of Ohio website.
For a quick sampling of publications in our collections, click on a classification link. Select agencies are listed below.
|OAD||Administrative Services, Department of|
|OAE||Aging, Department of|
|OAR||Agriculture, Department of|
|OAU||Auditor of State|
|OBM||Budget and Management, Office of|
|OCJ||Criminal Justice Services, Office of|
|OD||Development, Department of|
|OEC||Economic & Community Development, Department of|
|OED||Education, Department of|
|OEN||Energy, Department of|
|(see OYP 97, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio for more)|
|OEP||Environmental Protection Agency|
|OES||Employment Services, Bureau of|
|OF||Finance, Department of|
|OGV||Governor, Office of the|
|OH||Health, Department of|
|OHW||Highways, Department of|
|OIE||Industrial and Economic Development, Department of|
|OIN||Industrial Relations, Department of|
|OJB||Job and Family Services, Department of|
|OMA||Mental Health, Department of|
|OME||Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Department of|
|ONR||Natural Resources, Department of|
|OOS||Ohio State University|
|OPW||Public Works, Department of|
|OS||Secretary of State|
|OTP||Transportation, Department of|
|OTR||Treasurer of State|
|OWC||Workers' Compensation, Bureau of|
|OY||Independent Agencies (various)|
|OYY||Youth Services, Department of|
* to be found in Carlson Library's retrospective print collection.
Please note that many of these original agency names have been superseded over time by more modern titles. See full schedule (linked above) for all up-to-date agencies and their areas of publication.