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Marvin Memorial Library goes live with COOL and the Evergreen ILS

The Marvin Memorial Library, http://www.shelbymm.lib.oh.us went live with Evergreen on the Consortium of Ohio Libraries (COOL) shared catalog on February 20, 2014.

OHIONET eResource News via Twitter!

Did you know you could keep up with our eResource news via Twitter?   Find OHIONET eResources on Twitter and follow us for news about our vendors, databases, workshops, and trials.  We'll also be helping you to keep up with trends and news of interest to our reference and eResource librarians. Follow us on Twitter @OHIONETeRes.

 

NewsBank Content for OHIONET Libraries

As the spring term hits its stride, we would like to remind our members that OHIONET is continuing to work with NewsBank to offer a special discount on 50 Ohio news sources within America’s News for subscription access.

America's News includes archived material from major state papers, contains 2,100 news sources from around the United States and is approximately 85% unique in terms of overlap with newspaper content available through other statewide resources.

Coming in March 2014: WorldCat Discovery Services

In March 2014, OCLC will release WorldCat Discovery Services, a new suite of cloud-based applications that brings FirstSearch® and WorldCat® Local services together, making it possible for more than 18,000 FirstSearch libraries to offer a richer discovery experience for users.

A central index expands e-content access to all FirstSearch libraries

Changing Technology? Don't Go IT Alone! by Tony Bandy, Technology Specialist

Let's face it:  our libraries are much different than they used to be.  From ebooks and social media services to our ILS systems and the technology our patrons use…it's all been radically transformed in just the last few years.  While overall this is a good development, it's hard to find the time to learn, use and integrate these changes into your library.
 

New Discount Offer – Ingram Library Services Offers Discounts to OHIONET K-12 and Specialty Libraries

More great news!

Ingram Library Services is offering special discounts specifically to the K-12 and special library members of OHIONET, with terms good through January 31, 2015.

This Ingram offer includes discounts on books and audiovisual products.  

Have shipping charges been an issue for your library?  We have arrangements for those, too!

Can't We Just Be (Facebook) Friends?

Depending on how you choose to have your Newsfeed organized, it can be really, really easy to miss a post or two even from your favorite Facebook friends.

Never miss another OHIONET announcement!  Try these tips to get your newsfeed under control.

OHIONET Office Closed 2/5/14

The OHIONET office will be closed on Wednesday, February 5, because of the Level 2 Snow Emergency in Franklin County.  

We regret any inconvenience.

2014 OHIONET Preview for K-12 Libraries Now Open

The 2014 OHIONET Preview for K-12 Libraries--brought to you in conjunction with INFOhio--is now available.  You can access the Preview by visiting http://www.ohionet.org/user and entering the username / password.

After initial login, returning users can go directly to http://ohionet.org/K-12-trial

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