Editor's note: NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft successfully entered Mars’ orbit at 10:24 p.m. EDT Sunday, Sept. 21, where it now will prepare to study the Red Planet’s upper atmosphere as never done before. MAVEN is the first spacecraft dedicated to exploring the tenuous upper atmosphere of Mars.
After 22 years and six months, Anita Cook will say farewell to OhioLINK.
Cook, who currently serves as coordinator of OhioLINK catalogs, will begin her retirement on Oct. 1, 2014.
She began her librarianship career as circulation supervisor at the University of Denver’s Penrose Library, followed by 11 years as systems coordinator at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She joined OhioLINK on March 2, 1992, as one of the organization’s first employees.
Joanna Voss joined OhioLINK on September 2, 2014, in the role of Collections Analyst. The Collections Analyst works with the Deputy Director to develop processes for activating and managing consortially purchased electronic resources, including databases, journals, and eBooks. She will manage projects relating to analysis of collection data, including developing metrics, indicators, analytics, graphing trends and creating models of summary data for print and electronic collections.
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.
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
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.
Theda Schwing will serve as the Continuing Resources and Database Management Librarian for OhioLINK. Theda's first day with OhioLINK was Monday, December 16.
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.
Amy Pawlowski will serve as deputy director and e-resources licensing coordinator for OhioLINK. Gwen Evans, executive director of OhioLINK, made the appointment today, announcing that Pawlowski will join the staff beginning Nov. 4.