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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

May 16, 2017

Each year, lung cancer kills more men and women worldwide than any other cancer, accounting for about 160,000 deaths in the U.S. alone each year. Rose Zolondek is doing something about it by attacking the disease at its roots. And OhioLINK's vast Electronic Journal Center is playing a major role in Zolondek's research. 

May 11, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 11, 2017) – OhioLINK is pleased to welcome a new member to its team. Nichole Collier joined OhioLINK on May 1, 2017 as the OhioLINK systems librarian.

Apr 20, 2017

After completing her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The University of Akron, Alexa Fox started her doctoral program at the University of Memphis in Tennessee, where she noticed that she was not always able to access articles and journals as easily as she could through OhioLINK when doing academic research at Akron. While many who love OhioLINK testify to peers in other states that they don’t know what they’re missing, Fox knows firsthand what it’s like to miss out.

Mar 6, 2017

As a mom, Ivy Carlsen looks out for everyone, from her five kids and her husband to her classmates at Washington State Community College (WSCC) in Marietta. As she juggles the roles of parent, nurse technician, and student, she uses any tool she can to save time and money.

Feb 15, 2017
Berenice Watts found eTutoring especially helpful for writing assignments at MTC. 

Most would agree that having a second set of eyes review a paper or article is a useful, and crucial, step in the writing process. Taking a different view, especially one sharpened by more experience, others can find mistakes we missed, correct awkward phrases and make suggestions for clarity.

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. 

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