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.

February 27, 2015 - 11:59

OHIONET is currently coordinating groups for the following subscriptions:

EBSCO's "RLG" package

February 26, 2015 - 12:26

I would like to congratulate Christine Morris on her 10th anniversary at OHIONET.  Her knowledge of libraries in Ohio has benefited us as we continue to meet the needs of our members.  With the advent of technology and new requirements, she has been an outstanding contributor to OHIONET's success.  Thank you, Christine!

February 25, 2015 - 12:17

Save on EMTEC Flash Drives and Memory Cards

February 23, 2015 - 15:44

Our popular, long-running training series, The Fundamentals of Cataloging, is returning to our calendar in its original, in-person format.  If you think you might benefit from some hands-on time in a small-group, face-to-face setting to increase your comfort with common copy cataloging tasks, then this series is just what you're looking for!  OHIONET's cataloging trainer, Misty Alvaro, stands ready to answer your questions and share her expertise to help you feel more confident.  We currently have two in-person sessions scheduled, with more to come.  Click the links belo