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May 1, 2019What happened with California Digital Library and Elsevier ?

The California Digital Library (CDL), the library consortium representing the University of California system, recently decided not to renew its contract with Elsevier for journal content. According to their press releases, CDL’s aim amid negotiations was for all articles published by University of California authors in Elsevier journals to be made available to anyone via open access, to maintain subscriptions to... Read more

Hussain, Zhong win flash talk and poster competitionsApr 19, 2019NetApp's Santosh Rao addresses SUG attendees during the keynote address.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 19, 2019) — 

While the impressive breakthroughs from Ohio’s leading research universities stem from the brilliant minds of students and faculty, the discoveries are greatly accelerated through the use of high performance computing. Thursday, many of these great minds gathered at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) for... Read more

Executive Director Gwen Evans and Deputy Director Amy Pawlowski Named Change Agents Among Library Journal’s Movers and Shakers for 2019LJ honored OhioLINK for affordable learning efforts.

Columbus, Ohio (April 19, 2019) Library Journal, an esteemed national publication in the library community, recently named OhioLINK Executive Director Gwen Evans and OhioLINK Deputy Director & eResearch Licensing Coordinator Amy Pawlowski, to their 2019 list of “Movers & Shakers” for their leadership... Read more

HPC-access portal software project helps to eliminate barriers to supercomputer useColumbus, Ohio (Feb 27, 2019) — 

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded funding to a team led by the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) for further development of Open OnDemand, an open-source software platform supporting web-based access to high performance computing (HPC) services. The project team consists... Read more

New system to represent increase in speed, efficiency, capacity Columbus, Ohio (Nov 1, 2018) — 

Ohio Supercomputer Center engineers and Dell EMC specialists are testing and preparing to deploy the center’s newest, most efficient supercomputer system, the liquid-cooled, Dell EMC-built Pitzer Cluster.

“Ohio continues to make significant investments in the Ohio Supercomputer Center to benefit higher education institutions and industry throughout the... Read more

Keynote: Intel’s Fromkin discusses new tech, data analyticsColumbus, Ohio (Oct 5, 2018) — 

Exciting innovations and new research frontiers are breaking through every day in Ohio, and attendees of the fall Statewide Users Group Conference at the Ohio Supercomputer Center on Thursday got a preview of some innovations to come.

SUG is a volunteer group composed of the Ohio university faculty who provide OSC’s leadership with program... Read more

Indiana University, Energy Services Network to lead $3.5 million NSF project COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct 5, 2018) — 

OARnet recently joined several other regional and federal network organizations on a three-year, $3.5 million grant to help scientists more efficiently work with massive... Read more

Collaborative to create, offer computational, data science coursesColumbus, Ohio (Oct 9, 2018) — 

An NSF-funded pilot program led by the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) seeks to grow the country’s research workforce with individuals trained in computational and data science, particularly through curriculum taught at institutions faced with resource limitations and focused on minority inclusion.

OSC staff members will coordinate the... Read more

For two decades, opiates have become a major way Americans treat chronic pain. Of course, bad side effects and addiction often accompany opiate use. But what if there was another way to fight chronic pain?

Philip Allen, Ph.D., and his colleagues at The University of Akron’s Conquer Chiari Research Center (CCRC) are exploring the effectiveness of alternatives to opiates and pain relief medicines by using his research in one clinical disorder, Chiari Malformation Type I, which causes... Read more

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Aug 20, 2018) — 

Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor John Carey recently appointed Paul Schopis as the sixth permanent executive director of the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet).

Schopis previously served as interim executive director of OARnet, a charter member of ODHE’s Ohio Technology Consortium, located on the west campus of The Ohio State University.

Paul Schopis

Schopis leads an... Read more