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Meghan Frazer, OhioLINK’s manager of technology integration, recently won the Academic Library Association of Ohio’s (ALAO) TEDSIG Teddy Award. This prestigious award was announced during the ALAO Conference in October.Meghan Frazer
“Meghan has been an important player in both creating Ohio’s academic library digital and technology innovations as detailed in the nomination letters, and in making sure they are noticed via her national presentations and activities,” said OhioLINK... Read more
OhioLINK’s most recent addition to the team is data analyst Sean Duffy. Duffy received his bachelor’s degree in political science from The Ohio State University, and his Master of International and Comparative Politics degree from Wright State University.
We recently spoke with Duffy about his position at OhioLINK, what he enjoys doing in his free time, and his surprising work as a DJ.
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If you’ve ever had food poisoning, you may recall the feeling of nauseated doom that takes over your body. The typical prescription is to let it take its course. But what if we could go to the pharmacy and pick up a drug for food poisoning the same way we do for the common cold? Anice Sabag-Daigle, a research scientist in the laboratory of Dr. Brian Ahmer at The Ohio State University’s College of Medicine... Read more
Amanda Barry traveled half a world away for a different view of mental illness.
The recent graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University used an OWU Theory-To-Practice grant to travel to Arusha, Tanzania in January to study memory impairment and attitudes toward those affected by dementia in rural Africa.
The idea came not only from her interest in pursuing a clinical career in dementia... Read more
Most would agree that having a second set of eyes review a paper or article is a useful, and crucial, step in the writing process. Taking a different view, especially one sharpened by more experience, others can find mistakes we missed, correct awkward phrases and make suggestions for clarity. Imagine how much more essential this process becomes when the paper you’ve written was not in your native tongue.... Read more
Most stories of cancer survivorship include the date of the patient’s final chemotherapy treatment. This seems like the finish line – the last hurdle to clear before getting back to regular life. But to kill off cancer cells, the patient essentially endures internal chemical warfare.
Though chemotherapy and radiation rid the patient of cancer, they can leave the body reeling from... Read more
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.
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After a competitive application and review process, OhioLINK is pleased to announce the grant recipients of OhioLINK’s first research awards. The two grant recipient groups are Wright State University’s Shu Schiller, Ph.D., and Bowling Green State University’s Andrea Boehme and Katie Mihaly.
The OhioLINK research awards support research projects by members to answer questions or investigate topics of direct interest to OhioLINK and its members.
“I am extremely excited and... Read more
OhioLINK seeks a Data Analyst to support the overall mission of the group and in particular to work with OhioLINK and OH-TECH staff to collect, analyze, and report relevant data related to OhioLINK services.
Currently the managed content includes one of North America's largest collections of electronic journals, an electronic book collection, a shared electronic theses and dissertations collection for 30 Ohio colleges and universities, and a digital resources center that includes a... Read more
It sounds like something out of the X-Men movies: lose a body part, print a new one. But while we have the technology to 3D-print prosthetics, researchers still have to fine tune the details.
Bridget Fricke, a bioengineering student at Wright State University, is part of the fine-tuning process. Fricke and fellow biomedical engineering... Read more