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Aug 17, 2021

Can I borrow printed materials for fall semester?

Yes, but print delivery will not be normal this fall term. Everyone should plan for longer delivery times. If you have hard deadlines that require the use of specific course or research materials, please contact your local institution's librarians to request their assistance in finding alternate sources for your needed materials.

When will things be back to normal?

We cannot tell you when... Read more

$20 million institute will prepare cyberinfrastructure and user interfaces for AI deploymentCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Jul 29, 2021) — 

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) will serve as a core collaborator in the new NSF AI Institute for Intelligent Cyberinfrastructure with Computational Learning in the Environment (ICICLE), one of 11 such Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes created as part of... Read more

ETD Center 3.0 includes back- and front-end enhancements for administrators, librarians, students, and researchersAug 2, 2021

The OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) Center has been updated with a major release that improves speed, reliability, security, and digital accessibility, and adds advanced search functions to help visitors easily find Ohio’s student research and scholarship. OhioLINK, Ohio’s academic... Read more

Ohio's academic libraries share progress toward creating a more inclusive and representative professionJul 21, 2021

As part of the OhioLINK Membership Summit, OhioLINK hosted the “DEI in LIS” webinar panel, moderated by Otterbein University’s Library Director Tiffany Lipstreu. The webinar panelists discussed diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts within Ohio’s library and information science (LIS) sector and educated attendees about OhioLINK’s Luminaries Program.

Amy... Read more

Ohio State's MCIC helps advance high-throughput genetic sequencingCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Jul 1, 2021) — 

The Ohio State University Molecular and Cellular Imaging Center (MCIC) serves as a shared technology laboratory to facilitate research in microscopy, genomics and bioinformatics. Since its founding in 2000, the center has grown into a data-intensive operation that has thrived in partnership the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC). 

As... Read more

Jul 7, 2021

OhioLINK eTutoring has launched a new platform that offers college students convenient access to tutors who can provide assistance with a wide variety of academic subjects.

The service, which is free to undergraduate students enrolled in 20 participating colleges and universities in the state of Ohio, is supported by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. It has served more than 30,000 college students since 2010.

OhioLINK eTutoring has now partnered with... Read more

An important topic as libraries navigate pandemic-related budget challenges and the evolution of the library’s role in the higher education ecosystemJun 29, 2021

As part of the ongoing OhioLINK Membership Summit, OhioLINK recently participated in the “Communicating Your Library’s Value” webinar panel, moderated by The University of Akron. This topic is a particularly important one for libraries as they navigate ongoing pandemic-related budget challenges and the continuing evolution of the... Read more

D2H utilizes OSC resources in fluid dynamics COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jun 16, 2021) — 

Efficiency and accuracy are everything in motorsports. Finely tuned engineering workflows must operate on demanding timelines and reliably deliver aerodynamically optimized vehicles. Automotive and industrial company D2H Advanced Technologies relies on the Ohio Supercomputer Center’s (OSC) on-demand high performance computing (HPC) for maximum efficiency in... Read more

Skyler Cranmer tracks polarization regarding COVID-19 COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jun 7, 2021) — 

An election year in the United States is marked by incisive campaign ads, heated debates and get-out-the-vote messaging. The bombast of the 2020 presidential election was further amplified by the heavily politicized COVID-19 pandemic. With the help of the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), The Ohio State University’s Skyler Cranmer used Twitter data to... Read more

Decisions made during the pandemic response regarding Open Educational Resources will continue to impact future initiativesJun 3, 2021

As part of its third annual OhioLINK Membership Summit, OhioLINK recently hosted the “What COVID-19 Taught Us About Affordable Course Materials” panel, which discussed lessons learned about using affordable course materials in the rapid transition to online learning during the pandemic.

Following a brief introduction from Anna Bendo, OhioLINK’s... Read more

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