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OhioLINK is currently hiring for a Cataloging Assistant to support the Metadata and ETD Coordinator. To find out more information about this position and to apply, please visit: jobsatosu.com.

Emily Flynn, OhioLINK’s Metadata and ETD Coordinator, earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, and her Master of Science in Information with a specialization in Library and Information Services from the University of Michigan.

Emily, who has experience as a catalog librarian at ProQuest and a cataloging assistant at the University of Michigan Law Library, began her library career as a student worker.

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Launch marks the first statewide adoption of ORCID

Columbus, Ohio – March 11, 2015 – Starting today, OhioLINK is offering researchers the ability to add a unique researcher identifier when submitting their works to the Electronic Theses and Dissertation (ETD) Center.

The Open Researcher and Contributor ID, called an ORCID identifier, provides researchers with a way to manage their intellectual records while also distinguishing their works from others with a... Read more

OhioLINK’s Tasha Bryant-Willis strives for exceptional customer service

Coming from an extensive background in customer service, Tasha Bryant-Willis uses her skills as OhioLINK’s Coordinator, Member and User Services.

Tasha received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Advertising from Columbus College of Art and Design. Before joining OhioLINK’s staff she worked at the Office of the University Bursar at The Ohio State University.

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Ohio’s new College Credit Plus program allows Ohio public school students in grades 7-12 who qualify for college admission to earn secondary and college credit at the same time by taking college courses.  At the 2015 Ohio Educational Technology Conference, OhioLINK sponsored the presentation "Library Resources for College Credit Plus" by INFOhio's Erica Clay.  In it she describes tools and strategies for students embarking on research for College Credit Plus courses. 

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New Philadelphia, Ohio – Students and entrepreneurs in Tuscarawas County soon will be able to test, develop and implement their business ideas through a new “Makerspace” being created by the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Academic Learning Commons.

The OhioLINK member and eastern Ohio regional campus facility is part of a growing trend for libraries to offer these creative spaces where people can gather to create, invent and learn, often using equipment that would be... Read more

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a regular series profiling OhioLINK staff.

OhioLINK’s newest member, collections analyst Joanna Voss, uses her skills from a STEM background.

Joanna took a roundabout way of being involved with library services. She received her bachelor of arts degree in physics from Denison University, and her masters degree in aerospace engineering from The Ohio State University. Afterwards, she worked at the... Read more

Columbus, Ohio (Jan 27, 2015) — 

“We are here to enable science.  Big science, with big data, is affected by network failures.”

And with that, Brian Tierney, group leader of the ESnet Advanced Network Technologies Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, kicked off a two-day workshop on perfSONAR. The tool helps network engineers and developers monitor and measure network performance – and limit network failures – from its... Read more

Pankaj Shah, executive director of OARnet and OSC has been appointed to serve on the Internet2 Board of Trustees. Columbus, Ohio (Nov 24, 2014) — 

WASHINGTON and COLUMBUS OH, Nov. 24, 2014—Pankaj Shah, executive director of the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) and the Ohio Supercomputer Center, has been appointed to serve on the Internet2 Board of Trustees as... Read more

Columbus, Ohio (Aug 20, 2014) — 

Distribution Program Expands Value-Add Resources Available to OARnet Members

The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) has teamed with VMware and Carahsoft to establish a distribution program. This value-added service diversifies how OARnet members can access an aggregate purchasing agreement between OARnet, the Ohio Board of Regents and VMware that provides significant discounts for... Read more

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