Ohio Library and Information Network

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The OhioLINK Advantage: Shared Services. Shared Resources. Powered by Member Participation.
Brief Description: 

The Ohio Library and Information Network, OhioLINK, is a consortium of 118 Ohio college and university libraries, and the State Library of Ohio, that work together to provide Ohio students, faculty and researchers with the information they need for teaching and research. Serving more than 600,000 students, faculty, and staff at 90 institutions, OhioLINK’s membership includes 16 public/research universities, 23 community/technical colleges, 16 regional campus libraries, 51 private colleges and the State Library of Ohio.

Mission Statement

OhioLINK creates a competitive advantage for Ohio's higher education community by cooperatively and cost-effectively acquiring, providing access to, and preserving an expanding array of print and digital scholarly resources in order to advance teaching, learning, research, and the growth of Ohio's knowledge-based economy.

Vision Statement

Provide Ohio students, faculty, & citizens with the best academic library content to achieve their goals and aspirations.

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Cataloging services
Collections sharing
Electronic content licensing
Electronic content loading/presentation
Interlibrary loan/document delivery
Storage facilities
Union lists/shared online catalogs
Other Functions: 
Affordable Learning Textbook Initiatives; eTutoring (Collaborative tutoring platform)
Mailing Address: 
1224 Kinnear Rd Columbus OH 43212
United States
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State Library
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