General registration now available The State Library of Ohio is pleased to be collaborating with WebJunction and the State Library of North Carolina as part of their IMLS grant to bolster library-based responses to communities impacted by the recession. Workshops are being conducted to reach and support library staff who are guiding the struggling workforce. [...]
Check out The Wall Street Journal’s review of the OverDrive App for iPhone, iPod Touches and iPads. This app can be used to browse and download books from the Ohio eBook Project. All you need is your State Library of Ohio library card and you are on your way to free ebooks. And look for [...]
The Cornell School of Hotel Administration, Center for Hospitality Research has released a new case study describing innovative human resources practices. The programs explained in this report have been creatively and attentively executed in such a way that distinguishes their companies from competitors. The innovators are as follows: Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, which has developed [...]
The State Library of Ohio will be offering two webinars for state employees in April. The first, Social Networking for State Employees will be offered at 9:00 AM on Thursday, April 14. This webinar will discuss several social networking tools, how they can be used at your job and some helpful guidelines for utilizing them [...]
The Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation exhibit will be at the State Library through April 15, 2011. For more information about this exhibit, please dial 614-448-5063 and press 5#.
Aaron Schock (R-IL), age 29, born May 28, 1981, is the youngest House member. Ralph Hall (R-TX), 87, born May 3, 1923, is the oldest House member, as well as the oldest current Member of Congress. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), 87, born January 23, 1924, is the oldest member serving in the Senate. Mike Lee (RUT), [...]
In conjunction with the Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation exhibit, the State Library of Ohio recently held an art contest for students from the Columbus School of Art and Design. The students were to create a work of art which would convey to slaves that they were free without the use of words. [...]
On Tuesday, March 22 at 7:00 two Columbus area history enthusiasts will present lectures about unique aspects of Abraham Lincoln and the importance of Ohio in his election and presidency. Philip W. Stichter will present Ohio’s role in debates and Lincoln’s election. Diana Mercer will discuss ties to Columbus and the former State Librarian William Turner [...]