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In 2013, Ohio schools received an opportunity to pilot digital texts and electronic educational content in the classroom and receive professional development on the implementation of these resources. The Electronic Textbook Pilot Project, funded by a $6 million state grant and administered by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, provided competitive grants to 271 K-12 educational institutions during the 2014-2015 school year. ODHE wanted to learn the benefits of using digital content,... Read more
Charles T. Saunders, Ph.D., chair of the Forensic Accounting, Business Forensics and Information Systems Audit Programs at Franklin University, began using OhioLINK resources while working on his Ph.D. in Workforce Development and Education at The Ohio State University.
His dissertation topic was, “Native American Tribal Colleges and Universities: Issues and Problems Impacting Students in the Achievement of Educational Goals.” His... Read more
Libby Davis, one of OhioLINK’s student interns, helps implement marketing strategies through social media as well as assists with various office tasks. The Columbus native has been working with OhioLINK since high school.
As a third-year student majoring in marketing at Ohio State, she has found her passion while working at OhioLINK and plans to continue on the marketing path after graduation.
Libby recently discussed with OhioLINK her plans for after graduation... Read more
John Brogan is working to find, and blur, the border between art and science. A senior at Case Western Reserve University, Brogan has already become a seasoned traveler, authored two books and partnered with the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo for a research project. Brogan is studying cognitive science, which he... Read more
Brooklyn Ludlow is one of two student interns currently working at OhioLINK. As a third-year student at The Ohio State University, she has two rare and vastly different passions: Brooklyn is earning a major in jazz composition and a minor in computer information sciences.
Before coming to OSU, Brooklyn and a friend had their own... Read more
OhioLINK is excited to welcome Judith Cobb to our team as the Digital Curation Coordinator. This position will work closely with the Manager of Member and User Services to ensure long-term access to digital content managed by OhioLINK. In her new position, Cobb will manage OhioLINK’s implementation of the Ex Libris Rosetta digital preservation platform and develop related policies and procedures.... Read more
La Jolla, Calif. (Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016) – All Internet service providers worry about security, load and speed. A specialized set of public-serving networks does this while supporting breakthrough research and transporting some of the biggest data sets known to mankind. These networks make up The Quilt, a coalition with the mission to advance research and education through network services and applications.
Leaders of the Ohio Academic Resources network (OARnet) and the Ohio... Read more
Christine Raber, PhD, can truly say her use of OhioLINK resources has real-life application. A professor of Shawnee State University’s Master of Occupational Therapy program, Raber specializes in the rehabilitation of dementia patients. More specifically, she researches strategies and opportunities that can motivate persons with dementia to use their... Read more
Paul Schopis’ deep understanding of technology and the powerful resources it provides and enables may just help save lives in East Africa.
Schopis, interim director of OARnet, left for East Africa on Friday as part of a weeklong project titled “Bridging the Gap in eCapacity for Global Health Research and Training in East Africa.”... Read more
Washington, D.C. (Feb. 18, 2016) – The AweSim program at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) and EWI have been selected to develop one of 10 national industry projects under the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) High... Read more