With the addition of 250+ new digital videos, OhioLINK’s Digital Video Collection now offers 1529 educational videos that you can show in class, link to from course pages, utilize for research or just view for fun. The new videos cover a wide variety of subjects: art and photography, business and economics, communications, foreign language - literature and culture, literature and language arts, psychology and mental health, religion and philosophy, social studies and more.
Some of the newest digital videos include:
The OhioLINK Digital Video Collection is available to all students, faculty members and staff at OhioLINK member institutions. The videos are available for viewing and downloading (for temporary storage only). Free software from RealNetworks is needed to view these videos. The current version of this software, called "RealPlayer," is available.
OhioLINK has added seven new e-books to the Electronic Reference Books Collection:
The Electronic Reference Books Collection-- encyclopedias, handbooks, biographical collections, guides--is perfect for when you need a quick fact, illustration of overview of a topic. The collection now contains 457 reference books.
Looking for more e-books? OhioLINK has several other e-book collections including the History E-Book Project, netLibrary, Oxford Reference Online Premium Collection and the Safari Tech Books Online Collection. Your library may provide additional e-books, so be sure to ask them what’s available.
"The young people of Generation NeXt are different than previous generations of college students. They are challenging our higher educational systems, faculty and staff. Few schools understand these differences well enough to respond effectively." --Dr. Mark Taylor
Learn more about Generation NeXt during Dr. Mark Taylor’s keynote address, “Meeting Generation NeXt: Today's Postmodern College Student” on Tuesday, March 7, 2006 at the Ohio Digital Commons for Education 2006 Conference. Dr. Taylor, a 25-year veteran in higher education, management and the helping professions, will explain the model traits of this new generation and how to cope with the challenges Generation NeXt presents.
You can also be a part of ODCE 2006. The deadline for proposals for presentations, workshops and demonstration of innovation has been extended to Friday, November 11. Visit http://www.oln.org/conferences/ODCE2006 for the complete call for proposals.
Proposals are being accepted for the following conference tracks:
ODCE 2006 will be held March 5-7 at Easton Town Center in Columbus. Online registration will be available in December at http://www.oln.org/conferences/ODCE2006.