November 21, 2014 - 12:56

On Friday, Nov. 14th, I participated in a joint presentation with Tina Yersavich from OCLC at the 2014 ALAO conference in Sandusky.  We had a good crowd for our talk and the evaluations were great!

November 20, 2014 - 17:41

Would you like to have a better idea of which books your patrons really will use in your medical or health sciences library?  The Rittenhouse R2 platform has a flexible PDA  Patron Driven Acquisitions feature that allows patrons to select titles themselves. The librarian can make the final decisions to order the items or not.  In this way the PDA feature helps patrons and librarians to work as partners, increasing book usage and patron engagement.

November 20, 2014 - 14:56

Save on medical and health e-books! Order now through the end of 2014, for a special discount of 30% on McGraw Hill e-book collections.  The collections are:  First Aid Test Prep,  Nursing, and Primary Care.  Click on the link below and choose the medical tab to find the titles in these collections and descriptions of the books.

https://mhebooklibrary.com/bookshelf/catId/208/pTypeId/undefined/sortby/undefined/viewtype/LIST

November 20, 2014 - 13:00

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November 20, 2014 - 11:51

Examining primary sources gives your students a powerful sense of history and the complexity of the past. Analysis engages students, guides them toward higher-order critical thinking skills and constructs knowledge.

Gale Cengage Learning has created an outstanding search tool for these primary sources. Gale Primary Sources is now available and offered at an introductory promotional price of 30% off!

November 5, 2014 - 14:20

We are glad to welcome our newest member, Akron Children's Hospital.

Akron Children's Hospital is one of the largest pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. They will be celebrating their 125th year this 2015.

November 3, 2014 - 13:08

Special discount pricing is now available for OHIONET public libraries from Boopsie. Boopsie is the industry leader in making mobile apps for libraries, supporting over 2,500 library locations worldwide.

November 3, 2014 - 13:00

Based on member feedback, OHIONET has negotiated with two new streaming resources for the performing arts.

Digital Theatre Plus

Digital Theatre Plus gives a 360-degree look at the art that is theatre. 

November 3, 2014 - 12:41

Are you planning to attend the ALAO Conference on November 14?  Don't miss out on your chance to learn how to "Think Like a Geek" with Shelly Miller from OHIONET and Tina Yersavich from OCLC.  Shelly and Tina will discuss the proven tactics and tools that have helped kick off community conversations and brought successful library awareness programs to hundreds of communities across the country through the OCLC "Geek the Library" program.

October 31, 2014 - 14:39

In October, OHIONET's webinar on HathiTrust introduced us to this rich online resource.  Like the elephant it is named after, Hathi is huge, powerful, and has a long memory.  Started in 2008, now over 90 academic institutions are participating by sharing millions of library resources that they have digitized, including published works, archives, and rare materials.  One of our members, the Ohio State University, is also a HathiTrust member.