OhioLINK and the Value of Cooperation
This page offers resources outlining the work of OhioLINK and how Ohio has been able to extend academic library resources to library patrons throughout the state.
OhioLINK. (n.d.). Snapshot 2008: Supporting Teaching, Learning and Research: OhioLINK Annual Report. Retrieved July 16, 2009, from http://www.ohiolink.edu/about/snapshot2008.pdf.
The Current State of OhioLINK
Progress Reports from the First Decade
Allen, B. M., & Hirshon, A. (1998). Hanging Together To Avoid Hanging Separately: Opportunities for Academic Libraries and Consortia. Information Technology and Libraries, 17(1), 36-44.
Goodman, N. J., & Hinchcliff, C. L. (1997). From Crisis to Cooperation and Beyond: OhioLINK's First Ten Years. Resource Sharing & Information Networks, 13(1), 21-38.
Kohl, D. F. (1997). Resource Sharing in a Changing Ohio Environment. Library Trends, 45(3), 435-47.
Williams, D. (1998). Cooperation Among Libraries. Journal of Educational Media & Library Sciences, 35(4), 294-309.
How it All Got Started
The infamous "Red Book" or "Coulter Report:
Ohio Board of Regents, C. (1987). Academic Libraries in Ohio. Progress through Collaboration, Storage, and Technology. Report of the Library Study Committee. Retrieved July 16, 2009. ED305079