Are you interested in teaching and learning, student success, moving Ohio forward or transforming technologies? Then you should attend Ohio's premier higher education conference, the Ohio Digital Commons for Education 2008: The Convergence of Learning, Libraries and Technology Conference, on March 3-4, 2008. View the preliminary program and register online today.
ODCE 2008 will feature 45 engaging sessions, technology demonstrations at Innovation Island, a keynote session by Chancellor Eric Fingerhut, vendor exhibits and more.
Six pre-conference workshops will be offered on Sunday, March 2:
Registration fees are $325 for the entire two-day conference, or $200 for only one day. There is a reduced fee for college students. Register by February 7 and receive $50 off regular registration fees.
New this year is a special, underwritten one-day rate of $75 for high school teachers or students (sorry, no early bird rate for this option).
Need a quick fact, illustration or overview of a topic? Try a reference e-book. Fourteen new electronic reference books, including encyclopedias, handbooks, biographical collections and guides, have been added to the OhioLINK Electronic Book Center. These latest additions brings the total number of available titles in the Electronic Book Center to 8,800 (516 are reference e-books from ABC-CLIO, 1,302 are from Oxford University Press and 6,982 are scholarly books from Springer).
The recently added reference e-books are:
Looking for more e-books? Try OhioLINK's other e-book collections: the History E-Book Project, netLibrary, and the Safari Tech Books Online Collection. Your library may provide additional e-books, so be sure to ask what is available.
Help us celebrate OhioLINK's 15th anniversary! We want to know what OhioLINK means to you, how it has helped you or how you'd explain OhioLINK to your peers. But don't just tell us, show us, in five minutes or less, your OhioLINK story or commercial in a creative video and you could win a new digital video camera or a 160 GB iPod classic.
Current students, faculty and staff members at all 87 OhioLINK member institutions are welcome to submit one or more videos. Entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on January 18, 2008. A panel of judges will narrow the entries to three finalists, then your votes will determine the grand prize winner and runner up. The grand prize winner will receive his/her choice of a digital video camera or a new 160 GB iPod classic and the runner up will receive the remaining prize.
Visit the contest Web site for complete details.