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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

Aug 20, 2014

The OhioLINK central catalog will be down for maintenance beginning at 5am, Thursday August 21.  We are scheduled to install the Innovative Beta Release of 2014 and expect to be back up by 7am. 

The following enhancements are slated for INN-Reach:

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Jul 18, 2014

Karen Boyd, director of the Ohio eTutoring Consortium run by the Ohio Board of Regents, has been named the 2014 Outstanding Administrator as part of the annual Diane J. Goldsmith Excellence in eTutoring Awards.

Jul 16, 2014

Recently the American Association of Physics Teachers sent an email to its Ohio members regarding OhioLINK's contract with AIP Publishing, which ended on Dec. 31, 2013.

Jul 7, 2014

Tasha Bryant-Willis joined OhioLINK on July 7th as Coordinator, Member and User Services.  This position works closely with the Manager of Member and User Services

Jun 13, 2014

Columbus, Ohio – In the recent FY 2015-2016 Ohio Capital Budget Bill, the State of Ohio showed its commitment to Ohio’s intellectual and technology resources by allocating $12 million to OhioLINK for the purchase of consortium’s permanent digital library collection and another $2 million to support capital improvements for regional, high-density book depositories.

Feb 27, 2014

OhioLINK's technical support will be doing maintenance on the switching infrastructure TONIGHT, Thursday evening, February 27, 2014 from 10 to 11 p.m.  It is extremely likely that we will lose access to OhioLINK services during this time.  This includes the OhioLINK Catalog, the Electronic Journal Center, the eBook Center, the Digital Resource Commons, the Electronic Theses and Dissertations center, and the OhioLINK web server. 

Feb 10, 2014

The EBSCO Support site includes OhioLINK's implementation of the EBSCO Discovery Service as a Customer Success Story.  View the full report here.

Jan 31, 2014

Meghan Frazer joined us on January 27th as Manager, Member and User Services.  This position works closely with the Executive Director, Deputy Director, with other OhioLINK staff, and with personnel from OhioLINK member institutions in developing, maintaining, and assessing member and user services for OhioLINK. She will oversee communication and marketing activities for the organization and specific services, as well as serving as primary liaison to selected committees. 

Dec 17, 2013

Theda Schwing will serve as the Continuing Resources and Database Management Librarian for OhioLINK. Theda's first day with OhioLINK was Monday, December 16.

Dec 12, 2013

OhioLINK welcomes the addition of another new member: Lake Erie College. This new addition brings the total number of OhioLINK member institutions to 91, including 16 public/research universities, 23 community/technical colleges, 51 private colleges and the State Library of Ohio.

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