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Berenice Watts found eTutoring especially helpful for writing assignments at MTC. 

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

Mimi Lamantia earned a Pelotonia Fellowship for her work using dance as cancer rehabilitation therapy.

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.

Where did you grow up?... Read more

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

OSU economics student finds student loan repayment plans could affect postsecondary education, debt and life choicesColumbus, Ohio (Jun 27, 2017) — Hongyu Chen, graduate assistant in economics at Ohio State, used OSC to unocover data that could influence future student loan legislation. 

In 2017, 44.2 million Americans held student loan debt, totaling more than $1.4 trillion, according to the U.S. Federal Reserve. With the cost of tuition... Read more

Fricke and classmates design 3D-printed foot with help from OhioLINK resourcesBridget Fricke and classmates designed a 3D-printed prosthetic foot.

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

Ohio Supercomputer Center hosts Young Women’s Summer InstituteColumbus, Ohio (Jun 20, 2017) — 

Fifteen Ohio middle school girls were chosen to spend a week of their summer break investigating complex science problems while discovering career opportunities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

YWSI is designed to promote computer, math, science and engineering skills as well as provide hands-on... Read more

Columbus, Ohio (June 7, 2017) – OhioLINK has selected seven member librarians, faculty, and staff members to become the OhioLINK Open Textbook Network (OTN) System Leaders. As system leaders, they will coordinate OhioLINK OTN awareness and advocacy initiatives regarding open educational resources and open textbooks as part of OhioLINK/Ohio Department of Higher Education affordable learning initiatives for higher education.

OhioLINK recently joined the Open Textbook Network, a high-... Read more

Scientel IT Corp Gensonix DB software showcases power of OSC Owens ClusterColumbus, Ohio (Jun 6, 2017) — The Owens Cluster is the most powerful supercomputer in OSC history. 

The Ohio Supercomputer Center recently displayed the power of its new Owens Cluster by running the single-largest scale calculation in the Center’s history.

Scientel IT Corp used 16,800 cores of the Owens Cluster on May 24 to test database software optimized... Read more

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