OhioNET News

OHIONET's January Special is the EPSON TM-T88IV RESTICK, 80MM Thermal Receipt Parallel Printer in either Dark Gray or Cool White. OHIONET member price is $361.90 each.

Aepson-receipt-printerdditionally, we offer the Receipt Printer Paper--3.125" x 160’, adhesive on both edges, 24 rolls per case for the EPSON TM-T88IV RESTICK EDGE Receipt Printer. OHIONET member price is $171.60 per case, and it must be purchased by the case.

As an extra incentive, there is FREE shipping on the receipt printers, and approximately $10.00 shipping per case for the paper.

Prices are good through Friday, January 29, 2010.

To order, contact Pam Rossman at 800-686-8975 x 10 or email pamr@ohionet.org.

A New Year brings an exciting new product! Naxos is very pleased to announce the launch of its new Video Library.

The Naxos Video Library currently offers an extensive streaming video library of over 300 full-length classical music performances, operas, ballets, live concerts and documentaries. Custom clips and playlists, subtitles, libretti, and remote access are all included free of charge.

More information about Naxos Video Library can be found here, or you can contact Mary Conroy (maryc@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 16) or Christine Morris (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29) to set up a free trial and find out more for yourself.

Writer's Reference Center from Facts on File Online is the perfect resource for any library, and the essential one-stop reference for any writer!

Save up to 20% on orders placed by February 15, 2010.

Facts on File is delighted to announce the launch of the new Writer's Reference Center. Now writers have a convenient one-stop location for all of the tools necessary to write and research effectively. From the mechanics of writing and grammar to style and research, this indispensable online resource thoroughly covers the fundamentals of quality writing and provides a wealth of vocabulary-building reference dictionaries.


  • Writing References: almost 100,000 definitions from more than a dozen dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference books from Facts on File.
  • Writing Resources: more than 150 essays covering grammar, style, research, and more.
  • Special Features: specially selected features highlighting important topics for writers as well as featured words and phrases.

Contact Mary Conroy (maryc@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 16) or Christine Morris (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29) for more information, or to set up a free trial.

NetLibrary offers more than 140,000 PDF titles that are compatible with increasingly popular eBook readers, including all four Sony Digital Readers (PRS-300,505,600 and 700BC), as well as the COOL-ER. Soon NetLibrary expects to announce compatibility with even more eBook readers. Additionally, these titles can be downloaded to laptops and PCs for offline reading. An Adobe Content Server (ACS) license is required for downloading, and a one-year license is $350. Libraries can receive a complimentary ACS license with a purchase.

Lists or recommended (text-intensive PDF) content are available on TitleSelect, in the Special Offers section, under \Fiction Titles for Mobile and Offline Reading\ and \Non-Fiction Titles for Mobile and Offline Reading\ at http://extranet.netlibrary.com/titleselect/collection.asp?list_id=21.

More information is available at: http://www.oclc.org/us/en/ebooks/go_portable

We're pleased to announce that the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, one of OHIONET's members, has become the first LEED-certified public library in Ohio.

Please read the full news release here.

Congratulations to Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, and to all of the staff who worked together to achieve this tremendous distinction!

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) and Atlas Systems are excited to provide a special offer for a limited time on CCC’s Annual Copyright License and Atlas Systems’ Ares e-reserves system.

Purchase the Annual Copyright License before April 15th, 2010 and CCC will waive the General and Administrative (G&A) fee and Atlas will provide the first year of its Ares e-reserves system at no cost.

Combine the reserves management functionality of Ares with the convenience of the Annual Copyright License.

Be sure to stop by the Atlas Systems booth (#1657) at ALA Midwinter between 10:00 and 1:00 p.m. Saturday through Monday for a demonstration of how Ares and the Annual Copyright License work together, and receive a hard-bound copy of the U. S. Constitution for stopping by, courtesy of CCC.

Please click here for complete offer details.

OHIONET is pleased to announce it has formed another successful vendor discount partnership with Swets. Together, Swets and OHIONET will offer a range of electronic access solutions from the SwetsWise portfolio to OHIONET’s library customers, including:

A full press release is available here.

Contact Mary Conroy (maryc@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 16) or Christine Morris (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29) for more information.

In today's ever-changing economic climate, budget concerns as well as time management within your library are important variables. Let Swets save you the hassles and headaches associated with managing subscriptions and get you the best possible value for your electronic journals.

Let Swets help your library master eJournal management and make smart purchasing decisions. You won't want to miss Swets FREE Webinar session on Tuesday, December 15, 2009, at 11:00 AM, EST.


You will learn:

Duration: 1 hour + time for questions
Cost: Free-but space is limited, so reserve today
Who Should Attend: Staff responsible for Acquisitions, Licensing, e-Resources, Collection Development, Technical Services or Access Services

Once registered you will receive an email confirming your registration with information you need to join the Webinar.

Don't forget--your library can save an extra 10% on Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center if you order before December 31.

Try it now for free at http://www.fofweb.com/Demo

Contact Christine Morris (christinem@ohionet.org or 800-686-8975, ext. 29) for login information or a price quote for your library.

OHIONET welcomed Ms. Suzette Burlingame (Stark County District Library), Ms. Sheila Campbell (Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Library), and Mr. Douglas Kaylor (Sinclair Community College), who are newly elected to the Board of Trustees, and Mr. Don Barlow (Westerville Public Library), who is a newly re-elected Board member at the December Board Meeting last week.

It is with great appreciation that OHIONET also acknowledges the departure of outgoing trustee Ms. Gayle Patton, Treasurer, (Mansfield-Richland County Public Library) and Ms. Virginia Saha, Board Liaison for Redesign (Case Western Reserve University).

This year's Board elections marked a new chapter in OHIONET history. Thanks to the services of Votenet, OHIONET was able to achieve a higher rate of participation in our Board elections, save costs on postage and mailing, and save paper. As an added bonus, Votenet has made a donation for ten new trees through Sustainable Harvest International. We are glad to bring our members better service and utilize \greener\ ways of doing business at the same time.

We hope that in sharing this, we might inspire our members to consider new ways to be good stewards of their organizational resources and the environment.