Marietta College has approved its first thesis for publication in the OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center: “Why Johnny Isn't Ready for Kindergarten: A Study of Phonological Awareness Methodology in Pre-Kindergarten Programs in the Mid-Ohio Valley Region of Appalachia” by Carolyn S. Backus. The College is the 13th institution to join OhioLINK’s ETD Center.
The OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center is a free online database of masters' theses and doctoral dissertations from graduate students in participating Ohio colleges and universities. A list of participating institutions is available. The ETD Center currently contains more than 5,600 theses and dissertations, which are accessible to anyone worldwide. The full-text is available for 85% of the included documents. For more information about the OhioLINK ETD Center, visit the frequently asked questions page.
OhioLINK users can now access the digitized contents of the Science Abstracts Journals from 1898-1968 in the new Inspec Archive 1898-1968 database. The Science Abstracts Journals were the precursor to the current Inspec database.
The Inspec Archive 1898-1968 covers:
The current Inspec database is also available. It provides coverage from 1969 to the present on the world's scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers, computing, information technology, and manufacturing and production engineering
Inspec and the Inspec Archive 1898-1968 are produced by The Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE).
The Ohio House of Representatives is wrapping up their budget deliberations. In April, the next biennium state operating budget will be debated by the Ohio Senate. This is a perfect time to contact your legislators and let them know why OhioLINK is important to you and why it must be adequately funded.
Why should you contact your legislators?
Some of the OhioLINK and library resources you currently use are being eliminated and others may no longer be available in the future. In addition, there will be no new funds to purchase new content OhioLINK users need and want to support their research. Visit the Support OhioLINK Web site for complete details on OhioLINK's funding shortfall.
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