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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

Feb 29, 2016

OhioLINK is excited to welcome Judith Cobb to our team as the Digital Curation Coordinator. This position will work closely with the Manager of Member and User Services to ensure long-term access to digital content managed by OhioLINK. In her new position, Cobb will manage OhioLINK’s implementation of the Ex Libris Rosetta digital preservation platform and develop related policies and procedures.

Feb 22, 2016

Christine Raber, Ph.D., can truly say her use of OhioLINK resources has real-life application. A professor of Shawnee State University’s Master of Occupational Therapy program, Raber specializes in the rehabilitation of dementia patients. More specifically, she researches strategies and opportunities that can motivate persons with dementia to use their abilities to stay connected and engaged in life. She has presented her research at international forums in the UK, Sweden, and Japan. Raber also supervises service-learning experiences in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

Feb 1, 2016

Anita Cook, a long-term employee of OhioLINK, is currently serving a half-time position somewhere very different from Ohio – in sunny Las Vegas, Nevada.

Anita comes from a very extensive background in libraries after having 37 years of experience, 22 of which were at OhioLINK as the full time Coordinator of OhioLINK Catalogs. She has a Master of Arts in Librarianship from the University of Denver and a Master of Arts in Information Systems from the University of Nebraska.

Jan 18, 2016

Undeniably, researchers can appreciate OhioLINK’s vast stockpile of literature from around the world, but perhaps none so much as Xavier University’s Suparna Chatterjee, an assistant professor who seeks to understand the unequal geographies of globalization. Her work culminates information from economics, history, business and anthropology, to name a few, to study how ideas spread and impact the lives of people across the globe.

“I like to see how concepts and ideas travel, what is added and lost in its translation across social and spatial divides,” Chatterjee said.

Jan 11, 2016

Gwen Evans, OhioLINK’s executive director, certainly has an impressive (and extensive) background of knowledge, which ranges from ancient and medieval history to cultural anthropology.

Evans previously served as the director of special projects at the Ohio Technology Consortium (OH-TECH). She came to OH-TECH from her position as associate professor and coordinator of Library Information and Emerging Technology at Bowling Green State University. 

Dec 21, 2015

OhioLINK is pleased to announce the selection of the Ex Libris Rosetta digital management and preservation solution. Rosetta will ensure long-term access to the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Collection (EJC), Electronic Book Collection (EBC), Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) Center, and Digital Resource Commons (DRC) collections.

Dec 21, 2015

OhioLINK’s Historical Resources Help Researcher Uncover the Truth about Louis XVI

History student, Heather Sommer, uses OhioLINK databases to discover 18th century political opinions about America’s first foreign ally

Dec 14, 2015

Amy Pawlowski is OhioLINK’s deputy director and eResources licensing coordinator, though she claims she likes to think of herself as OhioLINK’s .exe file. Amy holds two degrees in music performance, which are a unique contrast to her master’s degree in library information science from Kent State University.

Nov 9, 2015

Erin Kilkenny, OhioLINK’s cataloging assistant, earned her undergraduate degree in art history & visual culture from Denison University and is currently working on a Master of Library and Information Science from Kent State University. Erin came to OhioLINK from Southwest Public Libraries, where she was an adult reference assistant.

Erin recently talked with OhioLINK about her goals for after graduation, her passion for dairy and her unexpected bookmark collection.

Oct 5, 2015

Meghan Frazer, OhioLINK’s manager of Member and User Services, earned her Master of Library and Information Science from Kent State University and her undergraduate degree in computer and information science from The Ohio State University. Meghan came to OhioLINK from the Knowlton School of Architecture at The Ohio State University, where she managed the digital library and archives.

Meghan recently sat down with OhioLINK to talk about her talent for breaking things, her goals for the upcoming year and her time as a stand-up comedian.

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