OHIONET Gets New Telephone System

A telephone, along with a computer, is one of the most important tools in business. After 6 years of using our old phones, staff at OHIONET are now using a new telephone system. Twenty new desk phones and four conference phones were purchased from RingCentral earlier this year.

Library Fundamentals: Authority Control!

Authority Control.  In today’s fast-paced world of eBooks, social media use, and other more glamorous library news, it’s easy to overlook this fundamental building block.  However, authority control, along with a properly authorized library catalog, is the key to patrons and staff being able to quickly locate items in our collections.  If you’ve never thought much about authority control, then maybe it’s time to revisit this.  Let’s take a quick look!

ClinicalAccess, a New Point-of-Care Tool from McGraw-Hill

OHIONET is pleased to announce special pricing for McGraw-Hill's ClinicalAccess, a brand new point-of-care resource for hospitals and healthcare practitioners. 

Join Us at the First Annual Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference

We hope you will join us at the 1st Annual Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference on June 5 and 6, 2014 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Perrysburg, Ohio.

Registration is available online at http://glrsc.org through May 23, 2014.

If you have not yet seen other announcements about the event, here is the schedule in brief:

Thursday, June 5, 2014

11:00AM and 12:30PM - Optional Tours of the Northwest Ohio Regional Book Depository

2:00PM to 4:30PM – Optional Preconference: OCLC Update

OHIONET Welcomes Its Newest Member, Andover Public Library

We are glad to welcome our newest member, Andover Public Library.

The Andover Mardi Club, a Ladies Literary Club, was offered free use of a room for use as a library beginning in October 1934. The Andover Public Library was then organized in June 1935, as a school district library.

Look for the OHIONETWORK Newsletter Earlier in the Month

In our enthusiasm to resurrect the OHIONETWork newsletter, we sent our first issue to you the 3rd week in December 2013 because we just couldn't wait until January 1, 2014!  

We continued the 3rd week of the month publication schedule till now. In the future, please look for our newsletter around the first week of every month. Just so you know, this month's newsletter is a bit abbreviated to help us reach that goal!

Digging Deep: Genealogy at Your Library!

While I had the opportunity to share with you about Library Leadership a few weeks ago, this month, let’s change things up a bit! Let’s talk about public service. Let’s talk about your patrons. What’s one of the best ways to get your library involved in the local community? You might say eBooks, others would mention children’s programming. My thoughts? Genealogy! Let’s take a closer look!

It's Baaa-aaack: The Fundamentals of Cataloging training series at OHIONET

OHIONET is very pleased to announce the return of our long-running training series, The Fundamentals of Cataloging.  We have completely rewritten the curriculum and are excited to tell you about the changes.

The Fundamentals of Cataloging sessions will include...

OHIONET Welcomes Its Newest Member, The Puskarich Public Library System

We are glad to welcome our newest member, the Puskarich Public Library System.

The Puskarich Public Library System serves over 9,000 registered patrons, and circulation figures exceed 175,000 in Harrison County through the Puskarich Public Library (Main-Cadiz), Clark Memorial Branch (Freeport), Scio Branch (Scio) and its bookmobile.  

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