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New workforce development program links students, industry experts COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 17, 2022) — 

A new program is connecting college students with business professionals in Columbus to help them accelerate their careers. Denison Edge, launched by Denison University, is a last-mile skills program designed to support Ohio liberal arts students seeking to gain industry expertise, leadership skills and... Read more

May 5, 2022

Based on a recommendation from OhioLINK’s Database Improvement and Discoverability (DIAD) Policy Team, OhioLINK removed the alternative subject headings from the Central Catalog in favor of using the updated Library of Congress subject headings. This change was approved by OhioLINK’s Library... Read more

An approach to OhioLINK history through the consortium's milestones and their effectsApr 29, 2022

In Taylor & Francis' open access Journal of Library Administration, 2022, VOL. 62, NO. 3, 387–395


Subjects: ... Read more
The Ohio Supercomputer Center welcomed Jeff McVeigh to its biannual Statewide User Group meeting COLUMBUS, Ohio (Apr 29, 2022) — 

The Ohio Supercomputer Center’s (OSC) fall Statewide Users Group (SUG) meeting April 14 featured a keynote talk from Jeff McVeigh of the Intel Corporation.

Jeff McVeigh spoke about Intel technology development strategy and products.

McVeigh is... Read more

Scaling Ohio's fiber optic backbone while preserving existing capital investments and expertiseCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Apr 13, 2022) — 

The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) is one of the first five Research and Education Networks in the nation to initiate a 400 Gigabit per second (Gbps) connection to Internet2's Next Generation Infrastructure by the end of... Read more

More than 4,000 Ohio college students each year could save as much as $300,000 on textbooksMar 7, 2022

To celebrate Open Education Week, OhioLINK has awarded more than $17,000 to 29 faculty members from 15 Ohio colleges to help them learn about teaching with no-cost course materials.

“Buying textbooks for college courses impacts the affordability of attending college,” said OhioLINK Executive Director Amy Pawlowski... Read more

Upgrades to Cleveland and Cincinnati connections improve access to national research and education networkCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Mar 1, 2022) — 

The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) is one of the first five Research and Education Networks in the nation to initiate a 400 Gigabit per second (Gbps) connection to the Internet2 Network by the end of 2021, with work due for completion this year.

“Over the last few decades, OARnet has... Read more

OARnet takes on management of fiber network segment serving several colleges and universitiesCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Feb 22, 2022) — 

For 15 years, the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College and Xavier University shared the Cincinnati Education and Research Fiber Ring (CERF) to support the education and research missions of their schools. When the schools learned in fall 2021 that the CERF ring would no longer... Read more

A first-of-its-kind agreement for OhioLINK provides new open access publishing benefits for consortium member institutions, faculty, and students Jan 3, 2022

OhioLINK announces it has entered into a 3-year “read & publish” agreement with Cambridge University Press. Students, faculty, and staff at OhioLINK institutions that participate in its Electronic Journal Center (EJC) will have access to current research from all Cambridge University Press journals. Authors at member... Read more