August 1, 2014 - 11:15

I was honored to be selected for Library Leadership Ohio 2014.  This year's intensive, 3-day retreat featured some amazing speakers from all across the country, including past-ALA president Barbara Stripling, members of Ivy Library Consultants, and Nate Hill, Deputy Director at Chattanooga Public Library.  Check out Chattanooga's 4th Floor if you want to feel inspired about ways to use library space.

August 1, 2014 - 09:40

McGraw-Hill Medical User Services will present a webinar series on their "Access" line of medical resources in August.   Among the highlights, they'll show how to use the new federated search feature to search multiple Access sites.  They will also demonstrate how to use premier texts and the collection of videos and diagnostic tools in the Access products.

July 31, 2014 - 11:08

Since spring and summer have zoomed by, did you miss the July deadline for the Rittenhouse discount offer? No worries. OHIONET members now have through September 30th for these exceptional savings on Rittenhouse health science eBooks and print books from 60 STM publishers.

July 31, 2014 - 10:10

OHIONET has a trial to the Thieme E-Book Library through August 15th. These medical textbooks are known for outstanding full-color illustrations and instructive text. Specialties are: anatomy, clinical sciences, physical therapy, and radiology.  For the trial password, please contact Mary Conroy (maryc@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext.

July 25, 2014 - 06:52

Fifty participants from libraries around Ohio are gathering at the Holiday Inn-Worthington on July 22-25, 2014 to participate in the Library Leadership Ohio Institute.  This three-day institute, facilitated by the Ivy Group, will form leaders who will work together for the benefit of all Ohio libraries and the communities they serve and help guide Ohio libraries into the twenty-first century as they solve the issues facing our libraries and communities.

July 24, 2014 - 10:35

OHIONET is offering special pricing on Honeywell Voyager® 1202g Wireless Single-Line Laser USB Barcode Scanner to its members.

July 23, 2014 - 16:29

Time is running out to take advantage of OHIONET's group offer for Mango Languages for academic libraries.

OHIONET has been working with Mango since the transition of Mango Languages from statewide contract in July 2013. Several schools have become a part of our group, and we are working with Mango to provide opportunity for more schools to join this year.

June 30, 2014 - 16:57

Thanks to OHIONET members working together cooperatively, we have been able to work out a deal with EBSCO to continue access for all OhioLINK libraries to EBSCO's Education Full Text (formerly from H.W. Wilson).

In mid-June, it became clear that we did not have sufficient support to continue the group as it had been; several libraries had to drop their support because of changes in usage and budget.  However, once the call went out to membership, the response was quick and positive: members wanted to work together to keep a good thing going.

June 30, 2014 - 11:32

Our current OHIONET offers for medical and health sciences are: Thieme e-books & tools, McGraw Hill medicalRittenhouse, and

As we communicated to our regular billing contacts on June 11, OHIONET has recently experienced some issues with the regular distribution of our electronic invoices.

We have been working to identify the cause of the issue and correct it.  While we have made substantial progress toward that end, we have also utilized a number of methods for updating you with the information you may need.  This has been especially important, as we know that many of you are working to close out your fiscal year in June.