COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 26, 2016) – OhioLINK is excited to welcome a new member to its team. Christiana Congelio joined OhioLINK on Oct. 24 as its coordinator of member services and marketing. In this role, Congelio will work closely with the executive director, deputy director, other OhioLINK staff and personnel from OhioLINK member institutions to develop, maintain and assess member services for OhioLINK. She will oversee communication and marketing activities for the organization and specific services, and serve as primary liaison to OhioLINK library deans and directors.
“We’re very excited to have Christiana join us,” said OhioLINK Executive Director Gwen Evans. “Her knowledge of libraries and enthusiasm for OhioLINK will be an important asset as OhioLINK moves toward our 25th anniversary in 2017.”
Congelio comes to OhioLINK from libraries throughout central Ohio, most recently the Columbus Metropolitan Library and Worthington Libraries, where she worked as a librarian and managed social media initiatives. Congelio has also served as coordinator of the Ohio Library Council’s Central Action Council, as a project manager within Ohio’s Library Leadership class of 2014, and on ALA’s Booklist and marketing task force. Her Master of Library and Information Science degree is from Kent State University (2008), and her undergraduate degree in English is from Otterbein University (2006).
Established in 1992, the Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK) is Ohio’s statewide academic library consortium and serves more than 600,000 end users. A member of the Ohio Technology Consortium of the Ohio Department of Higher Education, OhioLINK provides a competitive advantage for Ohio’s higher education community by cooperatively and cost-effectively acquiring, providing access to and preserving an expanding array of print and digital resources, and by centrally hosting digital content. Together, OhioLINK and its member libraries provide users access to nearly 50 million books and other library materials, more than 100 electronic research databases, more than 81,000 e-books, thousands of images and videos, and millions of electronic journal articles. www.ohiolink.edu.