March 30, 2015 - 14:39

We’re very pleased to announce the final module of our re-vamped Fundamentals of Cataloging series is ready!  It’s time for Classification for Copy Catalogers.  Like our other sessions in the Fundamentals series, this content is aimed at folks who are primarily completing copy-cataloging tasks.  Also, we’ve split the material into two sessions: one for folks working with Dewey and one for folks working within the Library of Congress system.  Each session will provide 3-hours of content and will give attendees a chance to explore both free and subscription-based tools to

March 27, 2015 - 15:17

OHIONET is once again offering a bulk purchase of Avery 6464 blank removable labels. We are able to offer the best possible price by purchasing the labels in bulk.

Avery 6464 Label - $16.05 per pack + shipping

Let us know how many packs you would like to purchase, and we will ship them to the location you indicate on the order form. If there are shipping charges, they will be indicated on the confirmation email.

Avery Order Form

March 26, 2015 - 10:23

The Hybrid 2.0 is the newest disc repair machine from VenMill Industries. Building on the success and popularity of the original Hybrid, the Hybrid 2.0 features an improved design and more aggressive repair to restore your discs faster than ever before. This small, easy-to-operate, and fully automated machine is capable of running 300+ discs per day. Advanced Hydro Optic polishing technology ensures a superior repair on all types of discs, including Blu-ray.

March 20, 2015 - 11:43

Does your library struggle with reaching readers? Not sure which social media channel works best for RA? Are you tired of hearing how people still don’t know you have audiobooks, ebooks or even large print books? This session will offer new ways to inform and engage readers who visit your library as well as proving strategies to reach non-users.

March 11, 2015 - 16:16

Via Pam Hickson-Stevenson, Ohio Chapter Councilor, the American Library Association staff has provided the following list of candidates from Ohio for positions in ALA and its divisions and Roundtables. You will see the candidate’s name, the ballot on which you’ll find them listed, and the position they are seeking.

March 9, 2015 - 16:58

Did you make a recent change to your e-mail address?  Do you need to make some updates to your OHIONET contacts?  Please use our form at to make sure you are getting all of the information about your OHIONET membership.

You can also update your OHIONET-L listserv subscription at

March 4, 2015 - 15:59

McGraw-Hill has extended several special deals to OHIONET members on AccessScience, AccessEngineering, and McGraw-Hill eBook Library.

March 3, 2015 - 12:21

We are pleased to announce that the 2015 Spring Preview for Public Libraries is now available. The preview is open from Tuesday, March 3, through Friday, April 3. Users can trial over 100 electronic resources at no cost during this time. 

In order to access the Preview, you must first authenticate as an authorized user. For your initial login, please request credentials from Carrie Waibel, Electronic Resources Specialist at or 800-686-8975, ext. 25.

March 2, 2015 - 17:42

We asked and you answered--OHIONET’s next day-long, multi-type conference will tackle a topic that looms large in the minds of many librarians these days: assessment and evidence-based decision-making.  Plan to join us for “Dive into Data: Gather, Analyze, Communicate” on Friday, July 17th at the Holiday Inn Worthington here in Columbus for a day of de-mystifying the basics of assessment, discussing why these skills are so

March 2, 2015 - 12:42

We are beginning negotiations on our July 1 electronic resource subscription groups, and we would like to take this opportunity to gather feedback on our communications with you about those groups.

Our current system for communicating with you about those renewals includes our website, e-mail updates, and an annual letter in the mail, but we want to make sure we are using those tools in a way that best suits your needs.