On Thursday, June 9th the University of Toledo approved the 32,000th dissertation for publication in the OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center: "Challenges and Institutional Support for Advisors of Academically Underprepared Students." by Megan C. Miller. Master of Education, 2011.
Additionally in June, the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) consortium announced that it had selected Wendy M. Stack's Ph.D. dissertation, "The Relationship of Parent Involvement and Student Success in GEAR UP Communities in Chicago" for an Innovative ETD Award. Wendy submitted her dissertation as a student in the Leadership and Change program at Antioch University. As of April 2011, Wendy's dissertation has been downloaded 92 times.
The OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center is a free online database of graduate theses and dissertations and undergraduate honors theses from students at participating Ohio colleges and universities. Any OhioLINK member institution may join and submit theses and dissertations to the database. A list of participating institutions is available.
The ETD Center currently contains more than 32,000 theses and dissertations, which are accessible to anyone worldwide. The full-text is available for 90% of the included documents. For more information about the OhioLINK ETD Center, see the FAQ.
The fifteen millionth scholarly research article was recently added to OhioLINK's award-winning Electronic Journal Center. The EJC provides students, faculty and staff at participating OhioLINK institutions with instantaneous online access to more than 9,300 journals from more than 100 publishers.
OhioLINK users downloaded nearly 26 million articles from the EJC in 2010. A total of 39.5 million articles have been downloaded from the EJC since its inception in April 1998.
Want to find out if OhioLINK has a particular journal? Try the E-Journal Finder. The E-Journal Finder searches the EJC and several other databases to help find desired journals. If you don't find the journal in question using the E-Journal Finder, check with your librarian as your library may provide other means of accessing the journal online.