July issue of the OPLIN Circuit now available

  • Posted on: 7 July 2010
  • By: oplin

The summer edition of the OPLIN CIRCUIT is now available! Check out these stories and more:

  • We've heard what you have to say about OPLIN services, read what we're going to do for you next
  • More Dynamic Website Kits launched
  • New database subscriptions? Find out how to update your "locally purchased databases" tab listed at http://www.oplin.org/databases
  • Want to send your patrons text messages? Now you can!
  • Bobbi's goodbye note

Seeking testers for SMS service

  • Posted on: 22 June 2010
  • By: hedgesst

OPLIN is seeking libraries to test a new service that will allow libraries to send notification messages directly to patrons' cellphones via standard Short Message Service (SMS) instead of sending messages to their e-mail accounts.

Libraries that are interested in testing this service should be aware of these points:

Ohio Web Library receives LSTA grant

  • Posted on: 20 May 2010
  • By: hedgesst

On May 13, 2010, the State Library of Ohio Board approved a $1,518,401 federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) LSTA grant for the Libraries Connect Ohio partners to continue purchasing a core collection of electronic resources for the statewide Ohio Web Library. The collection is available to all Ohioans and includes information and resources such as full text journals, reference materials, newspapers, art, test prep, tutorials, and online courses.