New additions to the OhioLINK Web site provide even more options for finding help online while you’re conducting research. The new tips section of the OhioLINK Web site provides quick tips and answers to common questions about OhioLINK resources for students, faculty and librarians.
Students can quickly learn how to select a topic for a paper, decide between databases and the Internet, borrow books and other materials using the OhioLINK Library Catalog, locate assigned articles, cite sources in a paper, and much more.
Faculty tips provide information on how to set up e-journal alerts via e-mail or RSS, build electronic course pages, access research databases from home, etc.
View the video tutorials for a guide to using the OhioLINK Library Catalog to borrow books and other library materials from 85 libraries statewide. The brief flash videos cover an introduction to the catalog and online borrowing and how to use different search options. Transcripts with screen shots are also provided.
It's time for ODCE 2005! The Ohio Digital Commons for Education partners - Ohio Learning Network, OhioLINK, and the Ohio Supercomputer Center/OARnet - are seeking proposals for the second annual Convergence of Libraries, Learning and Technology Conference, March 6-8, 2005. ODCE 2005 will feature submitted and invited presentations, technology demonstrations, pre-conference workshops and plenary presentations.
Papers for conference sessions and pre-conference workshops are sought for the following topics:
* Developing, Facilitating and Assessing Engaging Courses
* Advances and Applications of Technologies for Education and Educational Research
* Libraries & Electronic Media - Resources, Services and Collaborations
* Breaking Barriers In E-Learning Policy and Funding
* Partnerships and Collaborations for Technology-Enabled Education
* The Future of Technology and Education
The deadline for proposal submission is October 31, 2004. Visit the conference Web site to review the complete call for presentations, or submit a proposal.
The Ohio Digital Commons for Education 2005 Conference will include keynote speakers, vendor exhibits, and technology demonstrations. The conference will be held at the Columbus Hilton at Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio. Online registration will be available in December.