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Meet the Staff: Nichole Collier

Nichole Collier, Systems Librarian, is the most recent addition to the OhioLINK team. Nichole received her degree from Ohio State, and her Masters of Library Information Sciences from Kent State. Before joining OhioLINK, Nichole worked for the Ohio State University libraries.

OhioLINK recently spoke with Nichole about her professional responsibilities as well as her favorite books, her many hobbies and how she enjoys spending her free time.

Targeting cancer's roots

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Each year, lung cancer kills more men and women worldwide than any other cancer, accounting for about 160,000 deaths in the U.S. alone each year. Rose Zolondek is doing something about it by attacking the disease at its roots. And OhioLINK's vast Electronic Journal Center is playing a major role in Zolondek's research. 

A study in numbers

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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. 

 

UC researcher channels anthropology expertise to create effective designs

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Alisa Strauss, Ph.D.

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.

Ferguson Researches Cure for Heart Disease with OhioLINK 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.

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