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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded OARnet a planning grant to develop a network of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) training and research resources for smaller higher education institutions in the state of Ohio.
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Can I borrow printed materials for fall semester?
Yes, but print delivery will not be normal this fall term. Everyone should plan for longer delivery times. If you have hard deadlines that require the use of specific course or research materials, please contact your local institution's librarians to request their assistance in finding alternate sources for your needed materials.
When will things be back to normal?
We cannot tell you when... Read more
The OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) Center has been updated with a major release that improves speed, reliability, security, and digital accessibility, and adds advanced search functions to help visitors easily find Ohio’s student research and scholarship. OhioLINK, Ohio’s academic... Read more
As part of the OhioLINK Membership Summit, OhioLINK hosted the “DEI in LIS” webinar panel, moderated by Otterbein University’s Library Director Tiffany Lipstreu. The webinar panelists discussed diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts within Ohio’s library and information science (LIS) sector and educated attendees about OhioLINK’s Luminaries Program.
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OhioLINK eTutoring has launched a new platform that offers college students convenient access to tutors who can provide assistance with a wide variety of academic subjects.
The service, which is free to undergraduate students enrolled in 20 participating colleges and universities in the state of Ohio, is supported by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. It has served more than 30,000 college students since 2010.
OhioLINK eTutoring has now partnered with... Read more
As part of the ongoing OhioLINK Membership Summit, OhioLINK recently participated in the “Communicating Your Library’s Value” webinar panel, moderated by The University of Akron. This topic is a particularly important one for libraries as they navigate ongoing pandemic-related budget challenges and the continuing evolution of the... Read more
As part of its third annual OhioLINK Membership Summit, OhioLINK recently hosted the “What COVID-19 Taught Us About Affordable Course Materials” panel, which discussed lessons learned about using affordable course materials in the rapid transition to online learning during the pandemic.
Following a brief introduction from Anna Bendo, OhioLINK’s... Read more
COLUMBUS, Ohio – After an eventful year during which the organization changed leadership and assisted its member libraries as they dealt with unprecedented COVID-19 changes, OhioLINK announces a reorganization that promotes three long-time staff to leadership. Judy Cobb, Joanna Voss, and Theda Schwing will move into newly created Associate Director roles... Read more
OhioLINK has added inclusive, alternative subject headings to MARC records for shared electronic resources that include the word alien as a term to mean non-citizens. The additions addressed proposed, but not yet implemented, changes for twelve Library of Congress (LC) subject headings. These additional subject headings display as keywords and are searchable in the OhioLINK Central Catalog.
LC Subject Headings
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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced a new broadband expansion project located in the City of East Cleveland. The pilot project launched today will connect residents to reliable, low-cost high-speed internet.Ohio Governor Mike DeWine speaks from a podium outside Mayfair Elementary School... Read more