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ProQuest is now able to discount their Historical Newspapers (HNP) resource to new public library and K-12 customers via OHIONET.  It's a great companion to the statewide Ancestry access.

Take a look now!
(Scroll to the bottom of the page to access the whole bundle, or link directly to the Cleveland Call and Post within the trial site.)

Contact Christine Morris at OHIONET (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29) for details, pricing, and trial access.

Books in Print will be leaving the OCLC FirstSearch interface soon, and OHIONET has an opportunity to offer subscription access through Bowker at a highly-discounted rate for new subscribers - over 40% off the list price!

If you have not seen the new Books in Print on its native platform, make sure you take a look:
http://www.booksinprint2.com
(trial login available on request).

OHIONET would like to get your feedback on this offer through a short, seven-question survey:
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/T6TJ5CW

Please contact Mary Conroy (maryc@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 16) or Christine Morris (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29) at OHIONET if you have questions.

Thanks in advance for your time!

Teen Health & Wellness materials for teacher and teacher/librarian \back-to-school\ packets are available.

You can preview the materials and download electronic files below. Or feel free to contact THW for printed material. Please specify what quantities of each you'd like, date needed, and mailing address.

Click to download the following popular Teen Health & Wellness materials:

* Teen Issues poster (male)
* Teen Issues poster (female)
* Brochure
* Product sheet
* Testimonials

You can also promote Teen Health & Wellness on your library Web site with THW widgets, buttons, and banners.

Not using THW at your library yet? For a FREE trial of the NEW Teen Health & Wellness, go to teenhealthandwellness.com.

For your trial log-in and password, contact Christine Morris (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29).

The amazing Teen Health & Wellness is now even more robust, more interactive, and simply more \amazing.\

New for Fall 2010:

  • Instant article translation into 50 languages, including Spanish; Video throughout, including student created PSAs (public service announcements)
  • Social Bookmarking; Health Calculators--Body Mass Index (BMI,) budget, blood alcohol content, more
  • Redesigned Home Page featuring user generated/student content, highlighting the Personal Story Project
  • Expanded photos, illustrations, and charts
  • New Articles (50) including the teen brain, concussions, being part of a military family, foster care, being GLBT
  • All entries have a 2010 update date
  • Site optimized for Smartphones.

For a FREE 60-Day Trial of the NEW Teen Health & Wellness, go to teenhealthandwellness.com.

For your trial log-in and password, contact Christine Morris (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29).

The Employment Report comes out on the first Friday of every month. What can you do to help your patrons from becoming next month's statistic? Try some of these sites to investigate new careers, get the inside scoop on an industry, plan to open a small business, or brush up on skills:

And make sure that your teens are on their way to success by thoroughly preparing for the next step after high school:

For questions about these or other Preview resources, please contact Christine Morris at OHIONET (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29).

This tax season is wrapping up, but you can still take a look at these resources for ideas to support your patrons' business, finance, and legal information needs now.

Business and Financial Resources

Legal Resources

For questions about these or other Preview resources, please contact Christine Morris at OHIONET (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29).

Content is king when it comes to your library website. If you are looking to build your website as a virtual branch, you need content for your patrons to acquire online. Try out some of these eAudio services in the Preview:

And don't forget to check out Streaming Video:

For questions about these or other Preview resources, please contact Christine Morris at OHIONET (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29).

Thinking about adding an online language learning service for your patrons? Take a look at these resources in the Spring Preview:

Give your patrons the tools to further explore the diversity of cultures within our country and within our world with these resources:

For questions about these or other Preview resources, please contact Christine Morris at OHIONET (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29).

OHIONET is proud to offer our libraries access to several of the finest reader's advisory options on the market as part of the Spring Preview for Public Libraries.

Save yourself some time today by using one of these resources to answer your patron's RA questions!

For questions about these or other Preview resources, please contact Christine Morris at OHIONET (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29).

The 2010 Public Library Spring Preview is now available!

OHIONET has made arrangements with electronic resource vendors for this preview to run from now until May 15, 2010.

You may now access the preview at:
http://ohionet.org/ref2010_preview.php

Information about each product includes the availability of remote access, usage stats, technology specifications, and general contacts. Some preview resources are available only through proxy access this year. Your library's proxy login information will be sent directly via e-mail.

Price quotes for new subscriptions are available by contacting Christine Morris at OHIONET. Renewal quotes for current subscriptions will be available online at http://www.ohionet.org/ref_renew.php by the end of April.

We hope that you enjoy access to these resources, and we think that you will find some very good deals to help you make the most of your budget.

If you have questions about the preview, please contact Christine Morris at christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, x29.