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News and Events

OhioLINK strives to keep you informed about newsworthy activities and service announcements, as well as provide you with an opportunity to learn more about our staff and users through featured profiles.

News Releases

Aug 4, 2016

OhioLINK has officially launched its significantly upgraded Electronic Journal Center (EJC), giving OhioLINK students, faculty and researchers enhanced access to a vast, rich array of high-quality research journals.

The EJC is a database that contains 26 million full-text articles from more than 11,000 academic journals from top scholarly publishers, academic societies and university presses. The project was made possible through a $1 million capital expenditure from the State of Ohio funded through the Ohio Department of Higher Education’s Technology Initiatives.

Jul 14, 2016
Alisa Strauss, Ph.D.

Alisa Strauss, Ph.D., has an eye for harmoniously blending the unrelated – so much so that you might wonder how they ever existed separately. The University of Cincinnati anthropology professor has developed a novel technique to apply the concepts of human culture and behavior to her newest venture into graphic design, after earning a master’s degree in the subject.

Jun 6, 2016

As a voracious consumer of research publications for her master’s thesis, it is Kara Geremia’s dream that her own published research will become part of OhioLINK’s Central Catalog, listed among the hundreds of academic literature pieces that she referenced in her thesis work.

Jun 3, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OhioLINK has been approved for membership in the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) by the Digital Library Federation Coordinating Committee. Being part of the NDSA is one of many components of OhioLINK’s new Digital Preservation Program for shared digital resources. Membership allows OhioLINK to be part of a national group of organizations partnering to ensure the stewardship and preservation of digital resources.

May 24, 2016

Through his research on anaerobic organisms that grow in the human intestine, Miami University Associate Professor of Microbiology Dr. D.J. Ferguson is working toward a cure for heart disease. Ferguson’s widely published research explores how these organisms break down common compounds during the digestive process. Some of the organisms convert these compounds into other compounds that lead to atherosclerosis, a leading cause of heart disease, while other gut organisms do not.

May 2, 2016
Judith Cobb, OhioLINK’s digital curation coordinator, is the newest member to join the team. A librarian at heart, Cobb has spent many years working in library services. Prior to joining OhioLINK, Cobb spent over a decade at OCLC (Online Computer Library Center Inc.), most recently as a product manager for digital collection services.  
Apr 25, 2016
Jason Belitsky, Ph.D.

As a small institution, Oberlin College has much to gain from sharing. Jason Belitsky, professor of chemistry, knows this well, as he has shared both resources and research with his students. Belitsky imparts on his students the value of OhioLINK for journal articles and books.

Apr 4, 2016

Charles T. Saunders, Ph.D., began using OhioLINK resources while working on his Ph.D. in Workforce Development and Education at The Ohio State University. Now, as chair of the Forensic Accounting, Business Forensics and Information Systems Audit Programs at Franklin University, he uses OhioLINK resources for both teaching and professional development.

 

Mar 28, 2016

Libby Davis, one of OhioLINK’s student interns, helps implement marketing strategies through social media as well as assists with various office tasks. The Columbus native has been working with OhioLINK since high school.

As a third-year student majoring in marketing at Ohio State, she has found her passion while working at OhioLINK and plans to continue on the marketing path after graduation.

Libby recently discussed with OhioLINK her plans for after graduation, her involvement in clubs at Ohio State and the reason you will never hear her sing in front of a crowd.

Mar 21, 2016

John Brogan is working to find, and blur, the border between art and science. A senior at Case Western Reserve University, Brogan has already become a seasoned traveler, authored two books and partnered with the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo for a research project. Brogan is studying cognitive science, which he describes as a blend of psychology and philosophy, taken within the lens of a hard science.

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