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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

Jun 2, 2015

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.

May 6, 2015

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
Apr 30, 2015

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.

Mar 18, 2015

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.

Mar 11, 2015

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.

Feb 24, 2015

Ohio’s 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. Once again this year at the Ohio Educational Technology Conference, OhioLINK sponsored a presentation overview of library resources available to College Credit Plus faculty, teachers and students with INFOhio's Erica Clay. 

Feb 16, 2015

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

Coming from an extensive background in customer support, Tasha Bryant-Willis uses her skills as OhioLINK’s Coordinator, Member Support.

Tasha received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Retail 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.

Feb 2, 2015

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.

Feb 2, 2015

 

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.

Oct 10, 2014

OhioLINK is aware of the privacy and security concerns around the newly released Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) 4 Reader. OhioLINK users should be aware that the vast majority of ebooks OhioLINK has purchased do not require the use of Adobe Digital Editions. These include the titles in the EBC (Electronic Book Collection), Oxford Scholarship Online, and the Wiley and Springer ebook collections. However, the use of ADE is required by a small collection of titles purchased through ProQuest’s eBrary platform.

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