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OhioLINK, Ohio’s academic library consortium, has entered into a 3-year transformative agreement with IOP Publishing (IOPP). The agreement provides OhioLINK member institution authors the opportunity to publish unlimited open access articles at no cost to the author and at no additional cost to OhioLINK institutions. In addition, OhioLINK library users have... Read more
The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) recently named the State of Ohio the world’s first “Intelligent State” for its focus on improving broadband access and infrastructure to support economic growth. The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) was highlighted as a key partner in the state’s broadband efforts.
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The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) has created a new map showing where high-speed internet service is available across Ohio, and BroadbandOhio is seeking help to ensure everyone has access to this essential service.
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In 1987 OARnet was founded by the Ohio Department of Higher Education to provide Ohio researchers with their first online access to the high performance computing resources of the Ohio Supercomputer Center, established that same year. Over the last 35 years, OARnet has expanded to serve an extensive number of communities... Read more
In the 1980s, university libraries in Ohio were running out of space. After a number of individual libraries asked for state funding to build new facilities to accommodate their ever-growing collections of printed materials, the Board of Regents instead proposed a study that prompted a... Read more
Since its founding in 1987, OSC has remained on the forefront of technology by continually upgrading and launching new high performance computing resources while expanding its services to an array of academic disciplines and industries. As... Read more
Continuing a long tradition of leadership in the field, Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) staff participated in and helped plan three large research computing-focused conferences this fall, advancing and learning from the national conversation in high performance computing (HPC).The OSC and Open OnDemand team pose for a... Read more
The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) hosted its biannual Member Meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 1, in hybrid format at its Columbus headquarters and online. The meeting featured a range of special guests and topics, taking place in conjunction with OARsec and OARtech meetings focused on security and technology, respectively.
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The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is a project partner in the National Science Foundation-funded Artificial Intelligence (AI) Institute for Intelligent Cyberinfrastructure with Computational Learning in the Environment (ICICLE) and will host an All Hands Meeting Nov. 2-3.
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In its second round of Affordable Learning Open Course Redesign Grants, OhioLINK will help 30 faculty members from 19 Ohio higher education institutions explore teaching with no-cost-to-student course materials.
The small award compensates faculty for participation in a three-week online training course on Open Educational Resources (OER) and provides a personalized... Read more