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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 18, 2019

As the world’s most prestigious golfers teed off at the second round of the Memorial Golf Tournament in Dublin, just down the road an arguably more influential group gathered to discuss “courses.” Over 200 OhioLINK library staff members gathered for the second annual OhioLINK Summit May 31 at the Online Computer Library Center to share ideas, brainstorm on initiatives and ultimately change the lives of thousands of students, researchers and faculty in Ohio.

Jun 12, 2019
May 1, 2019

Many college freshmen at Ohio Dominican University have a little more jingle in their pocket, thanks to open educational resources (OER). Each student enrolled in ODU’s Introduction to Statistics course during the 2018-19 academic year saved approximately $250 on the cost of a textbook – that’s $60,000 saved collectively at ODU between both fall and spring semesters.

Apr 19, 2019
LJ honored OhioLINK for affordable learning efforts.

Columbus, Ohio (April 19, 2019) Library Journal, an esteemed national publication in the library community, recently named OhioLINK Executive Director Gwen Evans and OhioLINK Deputy Director & eResearch Licensing Coordinator Amy Pawlowski, to their 2019 list of “Movers & Shakers” for their leadership and innovation in affordable textbook strategi

Aug 23, 2018

For two decades, opiates have become a major way Americans treat chronic pain. Of course, bad side effects and addiction often accompany opiate use. But what if there was another way to fight chronic pain?

Philip Allen, Ph.D., and his colleagues at The University of Akron’s Conquer Chiari Research Center (CCRC) are exploring the effectiveness of alternatives to opiates and pain relief medicines by using his research in one clinical disorder, Chiari Malformation Type I, which causes chronic pain in thousands of people every day.

Aug 16, 2018

Akron, Ohio (Aug. 16, 2018) – OhioLINK, the ALAO (Academic Library Association of Ohio) Scholarly Communications Interest Group, and The University of Akron’s Affordable Learning Initiative group co-sponsored the inaugural Affordable Learning Ohio Summit at The University of Akron on Aug. 1-2. 

Aug 9, 2018

About three years ago, standing in the hallway outside his office, Philip Stinson, Ph.D., asked a colleague when the phone calls, emails, and national curiosity would stop.

Jul 23, 2018

Like many college students, theater majors are facing the high cost of textbooks, which leaves little room in the budget for a budding thespian who often has to buy costumes, makeup, and props on top of it all. Lisa Bernd, Ph.D., assistant college lecturer in Cleveland State University’s theater department, decided to do something about this for her students.

Jul 2, 2018
Robert Michael McKay, Ph.D., Ryan Professor of Biology at Bowling Green State University, and George Bullerjahn, Ph.D., Professor of Research Excellence at BGSU, use OhioLINK's vast resources in their ongoing work to clean up the Lake Erie algal bloom.

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