E-Resources

Spring Preview for Public Libraries - Today's Feature: Career Resources and Test Prep

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:

Spring Preview for Public Libraries - Today's Feature: Business & Finance and Legal Information

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

Spring Preview for Public Libraries - Today's Feature: eAudio & Streaming Video

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:

Spring Preview for Public Libraries - Today's Feature: Language Learning & Multicultural Resources

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

Spring Preview for Public Libraries - Today's Feature: Reader's Advisory

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!

The Next Thing in Reader's Advisory - NoveList Complete

Are you finding it more and more challenging to meet the needs of you patrons as you face budget cuts and other obstacles? Have your patrons been asking for reading recommendations from within your catalog? Do you want to increase circulation of the older titles on your shelves? Are you interested in increasing the connection between your library and the community, marketing your library programs and events, and making the most of staff knowledge?

Credo Reference National Library Week Brainteaser Challenge! (Win an Amazon Kindle!)

Credo Reference is pleased to announce its National Library Week Brainteaser Challenge with free access to Credo Unlimited. This weeklong celebration of 2010 National Library Week (April 11-17) will culminate with a prize-drawing for an Amazon Kindle as well as second and third place prizes.

Each day during the week participants who choose to take the challenge will receive a five-question, Brainteaser Challenge by email. Each completed quiz will count as an entry into the drawing.

2010 Public Library Spring Preview

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

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