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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

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.

Dec 28, 2016
Durbin with family dog during her senior year of high school.

Katelyn Durbin finished high school with two years of college under her belt. She went on to complete two bachelor’s degrees and a minor in only three years at the University of Findlay. Her next step? Earning a doctorate in veterinary medicine concurrently with a master’s in public health – and she plans to do it in just four years.

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.

Nov 14, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 14, 2016) – To contribute to statewide efforts on college affordability, OhioLINK will be joining the University of Minnesota’s Open Textbook Network (OTN), a consortium of colleges and universities working to advance open textbook initiatives. 

Oct 27, 2016

A simple conversation turned into a project that unraveled a wealth of knowledge for one Ohio State University-Lima math major. Find out how Hali Finfrock used OhioLINK resources to learn how our numbers got their shapes and evolved through the years. 

 

Oct 26, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 26, 2016) – OhioLINK is excited to welcome a new member to its team. Christiana Congelio joined OhioLINK on Oct. 24 as its coordinator of member services and marketing. In this role, Congelio will work closely with the executive director, deputy director, other OhioLINK staff and personnel from OhioLINK member institutions to develop, maintain and assess member services for OhioLINK. She will oversee communication and marketing activities for the organization and specific services, and serve as primary liaison to OhioLINK library deans and directors.

Oct 19, 2016

Kristen Runyon homeschooled her kids through high school while also continuing her own education at Northwest State Community College near her home in Fayette, Ohio. She also recently took the helm of a pizza business that’s been in her family for more than 35 years.

With a schedule no one would envy, Runyon can use all the help she can get – which is why she takes full advantage of eTutoring for her classes at Northwest State.  

Sep 13, 2016

Columbus, Ohio – The OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertation (ETD) Center database is about to get a major influx of content to further benefit students, faculty and researchers.

On September 7, the ETD Center added a new capability called Retrospective Batch Upload, in which OhioLINK member libraries and graduate schools can upload older theses and dissertations in bulk. Previously, ETDs could be uploaded on an individual basis only.

Aug 12, 2016
Emerson Center, Edison State Piqua Campus

In their jobs as professors and eTutors at Edison State Community College, Beka Lindeman and Melinda Spivey have fielded their share of questions from students throughout the academic year.

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