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EBSCO & the Electronic Journal Center: How can you make sure you are finding everything in some of our larger electronic resources like EBSCO? Here are some ways to make your searches more effective from the start. The first way is to use what are called connectors- AND, OR and NOT. AND limits your search. [...]
The Center for Technology in Government at the University at Albany has developed a brief which serves as a guide for government agencies, whether they are simply beginning to consider the opportunities and challenges of social media or are in the midst of the complex process of social media policy development.
The State Library has two trainings scheduled for March. The first training session is a webinar on Thursday, March 17 titled “eJournals”. This workshop will cover how to access and make the most of the State Library of Ohio’s electronic journal subscriptions. We are also offering a webinar titled “Government Documents Online”. This training will [...]
You will soon be able to use Ohio’s KnowItNow24x7 service to text a question to a State Library of Ohio’s Research Services librarian. You will simply text statelib to 66746 and you will receive an answer to your question from a State Library of Ohio librarian Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. [...]
Is there a book, ebook or video you would like to see in the State Library of Ohio collection? Just let us know. Recently, an employee at the Department of Administrative Services suggested that due to the number of leadership programs being developed by several state agencies, the book Handbook of Leadership Development would be [...]
The State Library of Ohio has recently added several books of interest to state employees to the Ohio eBook Project collection. Titles include The Age of American Unreason, The Blame Game- Spin, Bureaucracy, and Self-Preservation in Government, and The Next 100 Years- a Forecast for the 21st Century. To view these titles and more, please [...]
The Effect of Gambling on State Government Revenue: Legalized gambling is an attractive option to state governments facing tightening fiscal constraints. Yet, the empirical evidence on the effect of gambling on state revenues is limited. Most studies examine a single industry in a single state, and for a relatively short period of time. This study [...]