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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

Jun 22, 2017
Bridget Fricke and classmates designed a 3D-printed prosthetic foot.

It sounds like something out of the X-Men movies: lose a body part, print a new one. But while we have the technology to 3D-print prosthetics, researchers still have to fine tune the details.

Jun 6, 2017

Columbus, Ohio (June 7, 2017) – OhioLINK has selected seven member librarians, faculty, and staff members to become the OhioLINK Open Textbook Network (OTN) System Leaders. As system leaders, they will coordinate OhioLINK OTN awareness and advocacy initiatives regarding open educational resources and open textbooks as part of OhioLINK/Ohio Department of Higher Education affordable learning initiatives for higher education.

May 16, 2017

Each year, lung cancer kills more men and women worldwide than any other cancer, accounting for about 160,000 deaths in the U.S. alone each year. Rose Zolondek is doing something about it by attacking the disease at its roots. And OhioLINK's vast Electronic Journal Center is playing a major role in Zolondek's research. 

May 11, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 11, 2017) – OhioLINK is pleased to welcome a new member to its team. Nichole Collier joined OhioLINK on May 1, 2017 as the OhioLINK systems librarian.

Apr 20, 2017

After completing her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The University of Akron, Alexa Fox started her doctoral program at the University of Memphis in Tennessee, where she noticed that she was not always able to access articles and journals as easily as she could through OhioLINK when doing academic research at Akron. While many who love OhioLINK testify to peers in other states that they don’t know what they’re missing, Fox knows firsthand what it’s like to miss out.

Mar 6, 2017

As a mom, Ivy Carlsen looks out for everyone, from her five kids and her husband to her classmates at Washington State Community College (WSCC) in Marietta. As she juggles the roles of parent, nurse technician, and student, she uses any tool she can to save time and money.

Jan 19, 2017
Archival content from the Myaamia Collection is used in developing course work at Miami University. Photo credit: Myaamia Center Archives, Karen L. Baldwin.

As a linguist and cultural preservationist, Daryl Baldwin has overcome a challenging conundrum:

How do you revive a language when there are no speakers?

Jan 4, 2017

Ohio University, in partnership with OhioLINK, has received a $46,207 Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant for a pilot project geared toward the next generation of mass print storage.

Jan 3, 2017

Christiana Congelio joined the OhioLINK team in October as coordinator, marketing and member services. Before starting at OhioLINK, Christiana worked in public libraries as a librarian with children and teens. She was originally drawn to the job because she has always enjoyed libraries and helping others.

Christiana recently sat down to talk about her job at OhioLINK, her all-time favorite book, her childhood in Germany and the vintage motorcycle scooter that she often rides to the OhioLINK office each day.

Nov 22, 2016

OhioLINK is pleased to announce its participation in the “Ohio Digital Network,” a statewide Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Service Hub, which was approved by the DPLA on Oct. 4. As a service hub, the Ohio Digital Network will be the on-ramp to DPLA for the state’s library, archives and cultural heritage organizations, ensuring that local digital collections can be discovered as part of this groundbreaking national program.

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