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Jennie Thomas, OhioLINK’s Electronic Serials Clerk, earned her bachelor’s degree from Otterbein University where she double majored in history and government, and education – and her master’s in library science from Kent State University.

Jennie, who came out of retirement to join OhioLINK, previously worked as a public services librarian at The Athenaeum of Ohio, a Catholic seminary in Cincinnati. She also held two positions at the Environmental Protection Agency in Cincinnati as its serials librarian and interlibrary loan librarian.

OhioLINK is excited to welcome Elizabeth Coulter to our team as the Coordinator for Marketing and Public Relations.  This position will work closely with the Executive Director overseeing communications and marketing strategy.

Theda Schwing

Theda Schwing, OhioLINK’s Catalog Coordinator, earned her bachelor’s degree in integrated mathematics education from Miami University and her master’s in library science from Kent State University.

OhioLINK is currently hiring for a Cataloging Assistant to support the Metadata and ETD Coordinator. To find out more information about this position and to apply, please visit: jobsatosu.com.

Emily Flynn, OhioLINK’s Metadata and ETD Coordinator, earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, and her Master of Science in Information with a specialization in Library and Information Services from the University of Michigan.

Launch marks the first statewide adoption of ORCID

Columbus, Ohio – March 11, 2015 – Starting today, OhioLINK is offering researchers the ability to add a unique researcher identifier when submitting their works to the Electronic Theses and Dissertation (ETD) Center.

Ohio’s new College Credit Plus program allows Ohio public school students in grades 7-12 who qualify for college admission to earn secondary and college credit at the same time by taking college courses.  At the 2015 Ohio Educational Technology Conference, OhioLINK sponsored the presentation "Library Resources for College Credit Plus" by INFOhio's Erica Clay.  In it she describes tools and strategies for students embarking on research for College Credit Plus courses. 

OhioLINK’s Tasha Bryant-Willis strives for exceptional customer service

Coming from an extensive background in customer service, Tasha Bryant-Willis uses her skills as OhioLINK’s Coordinator, Member and User Services.

Tasha received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Advertising from Columbus College of Art and Design. Before joining OhioLINK’s staff she worked at the Office of the University Bursar at The Ohio State University.

OhioLINK recently talked to Tasha about her profession, her love of books, and surviving art school boot camp.

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a regular series profiling OhioLINK staff.

OhioLINK’s newest member, collections analyst Joanna Voss, uses her skills from a STEM background.

 

New Philadelphia, Ohio – Students and entrepreneurs in Tuscarawas County soon will be able to test, develop and implement their business ideas through a new “Makerspace” being created by the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Academic Learning Commons.

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