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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

Mar 28, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 28, 2018) — Ohio’s efforts to make higher education more affordable for all students include strategies to reduce the cost of textbooks—and a new price agreement with four major textbook publishers has the potential to save students $39.7 million dollars each year. The agreement was announced by OhioLINK, a consortium of 120 academic libraries distributed among 91 Ohio colleges and universities, and part of the Ohio Department of Higher Education’s OH-TECH consortium. 

Mar 8, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 8, 2017) – OhioLINK, a statewide consortium of 120 academic libraries distributed among 91 colleges and universities as well as the State Library of Ohio, welcomed a panel of experts, practitioners, and students to Otterbein University on March 6 to discuss the rising price of college textbooks, its role in both the cost of college attendance and the rate of student success, and how the state is addressing the issue through affordable learning initiatives.

Mar 5, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 5, 2018) – OhioLINK is pleased to announce that more than 50,000 new materials from the Ohio Digital Network are now discoverable in Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).

Feb 15, 2018

OhioLINK member institution staff gathered in Columbus on Tuesday as OhioLINK held its inaugural OhioLINK Summit at the Greater Columbus Convention Center as part of the Ohio Educational Technology Conference. Recommended by the Reframing OhioLINK Committees Task Force, the Summit provided a platform for participants from around Ohio to share ideas, brainstorm on future initiatives and desired services, and participate in discussions about OhioLINK resources and policies and how they impact member institutions.

Feb 9, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (February 9, 2018) – With the objective of creating a modern and simple digital user experience for students, faculty, and researchers, OhioLINK announced today the selection of BiblioBoard as the technology platform for its shared e-book collections.

Dec 14, 2017

When Kevin Poole, Ph.D., came back to Columbus, Ohio to teach at the Pontifical College Josephinum after several years of teaching at Yale University, his new library was quite a change.

“At Yale, the library system had everything I ever wanted; their collection is magnificent,” said Poole, associate professor of humanities. “The Josephinum’s library is small and it’s mainly focused on philosophy and theology. Historical studies, literary studies, art, and architecture are minimal. So, I’ve found almost everything I need for my research and for my classes through OhioLINK.”

Dec 5, 2017

Meghan Frazer, OhioLINK’s manager of technology integration, recently won the Academic Library Association of Ohio’s (ALAO) TEDSIG Teddy Award. This prestigious award was announced during the ALAO Conference in October.

Nov 27, 2017
Sean Duffy, OhioLINK Data Analyst

OhioLINK’s most recent addition to the team is data analyst Sean Duffy. Duffy received his bachelor’s degree in political science from The Ohio State University, and his Master of International and Comparative Politics degree from Wright State University.

Oct 25, 2017
Sabag-Daigle uses OhioLINK's EJC and ETD to aid in her studies on Salmonella. 

If you’ve ever had food poisoning, you may recall the feeling of nauseated doom that takes over your body. The typical prescription is to let it take its course. But what if we could go to the pharmacy and pick up a drug for food poisoning the same way we do for the common cold?

Sep 5, 2017

Amanda Barry used an Ohio Wesleyan University Theory-To-Practice grant to travel to Arusha, Tanzania to study memory impairment and attitudes toward those affected by dementia in rural Africa. Research through OhioLINK resources set the stage for Barry's trip. Find out what she learned in Tanzania and how she spreads the story of OhioLINK's value in our newest profile. 

 

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