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The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) hosted its biannual member in-person meeting on May 18 at Ohio University in conjunction with the Ohio Higher Education Computing Council conference. The meeting featured OARnet’s latest projects, a presentation from BroadbandOhio and panel discussions on security and workforce development.
OARnet leadership spotlighted major initiatives underway that... Read more
In early 2020, the DeWine-Husted Administration created BroadbandOhio to implement the Ohio Broadband Strategy, which is focused on providing high-speed internet access to the 300,000 underserved or unserved households across the state. These households, which represent about 1... Read more
OhioLINK announces the consortium has received funding through the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) for its 117 members to replace its shared Integrated Library System (ILS). An ILS is the backbone of library operations and used to manage circulation, acquisitions, and cataloging, as well as to generate the underlying data... Read more
In the May 25, 2022 edition of THE Campus, part of Times Higher Education, Amy Pawlowski, OhioLINK Executive Director, and Gwen Evans, Vice President, Global Library Relations, Elsevier talk about the importance of libraries developing their own continuity plan that aligns with their campus' plans but also looks specifically at library operations.
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A new program is connecting college students with business professionals in Columbus to help them accelerate their careers. Denison Edge, launched by Denison University, is a last-mile skills program designed to support Ohio liberal arts students seeking to gain industry expertise, leadership skills and... Read more
Based on a recommendation from OhioLINK’s Database Improvement and Discoverability (DIAD) Policy Team, OhioLINK removed the alternative subject headings from the Central Catalog in favor of using the updated Library of Congress subject headings. This change was approved by OhioLINK’s Library... Read more
In Taylor & Francis' open access Journal of Library Administration, 2022, VOL. 62, NO. 3, 387–395
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The Ohio Supercomputer Center’s (OSC) fall Statewide User Group (SUG) meeting April 14 featured a keynote talk from Jeff McVeigh of the Intel Corporation.Jeff McVeigh spoke about Intel technology development strategy and products.
McVeigh is... Read more
The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) will collaborate on a five-year, $10 million National Science Foundation-funded initiative, led by the University of Colorado Boulder, to reimagine cyberinfrastructure user support services and delivery to keep pace with the evolving needs of academic scientific researchers.
The initiative—MATCH, or Multi-tier Assistance, Training and Computational Help—is part of... Read more
The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) is one of the first five Research and Education Networks in the nation to initiate a 400 Gigabit per second (Gbps) connection to Internet2's Next Generation Infrastructure by the end of... Read more