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Like many college students, theater majors are facing the high cost of textbooks, which leaves little room in the budget for a budding thespian who often has to buy costumes, makeup, and props on top of it all. Lisa Bernd, Ph.D., assistant college lecturer in Cleveland State University’s theater department, decided to do something about this for her students. Thanks to grant programs through Cleveland State, the Michael Schwartz Library, and the Open Education Group, Cleveland State’s... Read more
Robert Michael McKay, Ph.D., and George Bullerjahn, Ph.D., had been studying water quality issues in the Great... Read more
OhioLINK’s most recent addition to the team is Johnathan Michael, the resource acquisitions and contracting assistant. Johnathan brings a degree from Ohio University along with a background in education and music to the OhioLINK team.
We recently spoke with Johnathan about his music expertise, what brought him to OhioLINK, and his role with the library consortium.Johnathan Michael, OhioLINK resource acquisitions and contracting assistant.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 28, 2018) — Ohio’s efforts to make higher education more affordable for all students include strategies to reduce the cost of textbooks—and a new price agreement with four major textbook publishers has the... Read more
COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 8, 2017) – OhioLINK, a statewide consortium of 120 academic libraries distributed among 91 colleges and universities as well as the State Library of Ohio, welcomed a panel of experts, practitioners, and students to Otterbein University on March 6 to discuss the rising price of college textbooks, its role in both the cost of college attendance and the... Read more
COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 5, 2018) – OhioLINK is pleased to announce that more than 50,000 new materials from the Ohio Digital Network are now discoverable in Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). Led by the State Library of Ohio and in partnership with OhioLINK, the Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN), and the... Read more
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Feb. 15, 2018) – OhioLINK member institution staff gathered in Columbus on Tuesday as OhioLINK held its inaugural OhioLINK Summit at the Greater Columbus Convention Center as part of the Ohio Educational Technology Conference.Gwen Evans, OhioLINK Executive Director
Recommended by the Reframing OhioLINK Committees Task Force, the Summit provided a platform for participants from around Ohio to share ideas, brainstorm on future initiatives and desired services,... Read more
COLUMBUS, Ohio (February 9, 2018) – With the objective of creating a modern and simple digital user experience for students, faculty, and researchers, OhioLINK announced today the selection of BiblioBoard as the technology platform for its shared e-book collections.
BiblioBoard, created by BiblioLabs, is an award-winning, e-content delivery platform that delivers all pieces of a digital library in a single user interface (e-books... Read more
When Kevin Poole, Ph.D., came back to Columbus, Ohio to teach at the Pontifical College Josephinum after several years of teaching at Yale University, his new library was quite a change.
“At Yale, the library system had everything I ever wanted; their collection is magnificent,” said Poole, associate professor of humanities. “The Josephinum’s library is small and it’s mainly focused on philosophy and theology. Historical studies, literary... Read more
The state’s efforts to advance drone technologies are about to get a major broadband boost thanks to an agreement completed last week (Dec. 5) with OARnet.
The Ohio/Indiana Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Center in Springfield soon will be connected to OARnet’s statewide, 100 gigabit-per-second network backbone to support the state’... Read more