Thursday, February 24, 2005

Reduced Hours During Spring Break

The Library will have reduced hours over Spring Break, beginning Friday, March 4 and continuing through Sunday, March 13. The Library will close on Friday, March 4 at 5 p.m. The Library will be CLOSED on March 5, March 6, and March 12. The library will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the week of Spring Break. The Library will not open until 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 13. Check the Library Hours page for specific times if you plan on visiting us during Spring Break.

Tuesday, February 22, 2005

OhioLINK Snapshot 2004

Find out how OhioLINK is making the impossible possible in the newly released Snapshot 2004

(441KB PDF), OhioLINK’s annual report. The Snapshot details the continued growth in the use of OhioLINK resources and services in 2004, for example:

  • Filled online borrowing requests grew to 692,400 (see p. 6)
  • Users conducted 22.7 million searches on OhioLINK’s research databases (see p. 10)
  • More than 11.2 million articles were downloaded in 2004, with more than 4.5 million articles downloaded from the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center alone (see p. 11-12).
  • OhioLINK users downloaded more than 241,000 images, videos, maps and more from the OhioLINK Digital Media Center (see p. 14).
  • The Snapshot also includes stories from eight OhioLINK users which explain, in their own words, why OhioLINK is important to their teaching, learning and research efforts.

Tuesday, February 08, 2005

Author Talk on Thursday, February 17 at 3:30 p.m.

Our next Author Talk is scheduled for Thursday, February 17. This talk will feature Coach Donna Newberry and Dr. James Chlovechok. Professor Newberry will discuss the unpublished account of her undercover stay at the Betty Ford Clinic. The title of her research is “My Furnace in the Attic.” Dr. Chlovechok is a sports physician with a practice in Cambridge. He is also the author of the new suspense novel, Game Face. His book is described as, “An edge-of-your-seat mix of medical suspense, forensic investigation, and high stakes sports competition!” The Author Talk will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the first floor reading area. Please plan on attending this author talk and bring your questions on the writing and publishing process. Refreshments will be available as well as copies of Chlovechok's book for purchase.

Monday, February 07, 2005

IRS Tax Forms and Publications On the Web

You can find IRS tax forms and publications by going to the IRS web site. You will need Adobe Acrobat to view and print these documents.

Sunday, February 06, 2005

Westerville Public Library Pilot to Begin

OhioLINK is beginning another year-long pilot with a public library. Records from the Westerville Public Library have been loaded into the OhioLINK Central Catalog and will begin to appear in your search results. However, you will not be able to borrow the items from Westerville until April 1. During the pilot project, students, faculty, and staff of Muskingum College will be able to request books from Westerville Public Library and have them delivered to the Circulation Desk in the Library. If you have questions, please ask at the Reference or Circulation desks.

Tuesday, February 01, 2005

NewsBank Newspapers Renamed America's Newspapers

The NewsBank Newspapers database has been renamed America's Newspapers. The database contains the full-text of 17 Ohio papers, including the Akron Beacon Journal, The Blade (Toledo), the Dayton Daily News, and The Plain Dealer (Cleveland).