Abstract: OhioLINK, one of the leading academic library consortia in the US, marks its 30th anniversary in 2022. This paper, the second of two parts, reviews the organization’s history through selected formative milestones and provides observations about the evolution of the consortium from its current executive director, revealing the importance of expanding cost-effective and easy access to scholarly resources, economies of scale, pushing technology, and a focus on the user.
Read Part II in Taylor & Francis' open access Journal of Library Administration, 2022, VOL. 62, NO. 5, 699-707
You can read Part I in the Journal of Library Administration, 2022, VOL. 62, NO. 3, 387–395.