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.
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.
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.
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.
OhioLINK has officially launched its significantly upgraded Electronic Journal Center (EJC), giving OhioLINK students, faculty and researchers enhanced access to a vast, rich array of high-quality research journals.
The EJC is a database that contains 26 million full-text articles from more than 11,000 academic journals from top scholarly publishers, academic societies and university presses. The project was made possible through a $1 million capital expenditure from the State of Ohio funded through the Ohio Department of Higher Education’s Technology Initiatives.
Alisa Strauss, Ph.D., has an eye for harmoniously blending the unrelated – so much so that you might wonder how they ever existed separately. The University of Cincinnati anthropology professor has developed a novel technique to apply the concepts of human culture and behavior to her newest venture into graphic design, after earning a master’s degree in the subject.
As a voracious consumer of research publications for her master’s thesis, it is Kara Geremia’s dream that her own published research will become part of OhioLINK’s Central Catalog, listed among the hundreds of academic literature pieces that she referenced in her thesis work.
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OhioLINK has been approved for membership in the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) by the Digital Library Federation Coordinating Committee. Being part of the NDSA is one of many components of OhioLINK’s new Digital Preservation Program for shared digital resources. Membership allows OhioLINK to be part of a national group of organizations partnering to ensure the stewardship and preservation of digital resources.
Through his research on anaerobic organisms that grow in the human intestine, Miami University Associate Professor of Microbiology Dr. D.J. Ferguson is working toward a cure for heart disease. Ferguson’s widely published research explores how these organisms break down common compounds during the digestive process. Some of the organisms convert these compounds into other compounds that lead to atherosclerosis, a leading cause of heart disease, while other gut organisms do not.