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June 30, 2015 Copyright Corner
Some of the topics in the June issue include: Broader Impacts and Evidence-Based Models NSF’s Perp Walk for Plagiarism Team Grant Training for New Faculty Confessions of a Grumpy Reviewer CAREER Heads-up: Don’t let this happen to you Topics in Brief: EAC at NSF; Antimicrobials New Funding Opportunities, Agency News, and more Visit http://go.osu.edu/grantwritingnews (OSU login required) The Office of Research provides a campus-wide subscription to this excellent newsletter. Ohio State’s subscription permits unlimited distribution within the campus research community with your OSU login...
June 30, 2015 Copyright Corner
TITLE The Prize : the epic quest for oil, money and power / an InVision production for Majestic Films International and Trans Pacific Films ; in association with BBC Television, MICO and WGBH, Boston. IMPRINT [Minneaplis, Minn.] : Mill Creek Entertainment, 2013. CALL # HD9560.5 .P74 2013 DVD. TITLE Dante’s peak / Universal Pictures presents ; a Pacific Western production ; a Roger Donaldson film ; executive producer, Ilona Herzberg ; written by Leslie Bohem ; produced by Gale Anne...
June 29, 2015 Copyright Corner
With many of us at the OSU Libraries writing and maintaining blogs now we have more need for images to illustrate our stories and points. The Communications Department should be your first stop when you need an image for your blog or web page. We have thousands upon thousands of images that we own (no issues with usage or copyright) that we can provide you with in the correct resolution for either the web (low resolution) or print projects (high resolution – at least 300 dpi). Not only do we have HUGE repository of University Libraries specific images – of our locations, people,...
June 26, 2015 Copyright Corner
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking While working on the Provenance Project, I was fortunate to come across a copy of Stephen Hawking’s book, A Brief History of Time, in pristine condition.  It is not part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Collection but is actually part of the collection belonging to the Theater Research Institute.   I thought it seemed a relevant topic, nonetheless, with the release of the movie, The Theory of Everything, based on a book written by Hawking’s ex-wife, Jane Wilde, about their life together.  It occurred to me that the movie has most likely renewed...
June 25, 2015 Copyright Corner
Hello!  My name is Megan Stypinski, and I am interning with Eric Johnson, Curator of Early Books and Manuscripts, at Ohio State Univeristy this summmer to learn about working with Rare Books and Manuscripts Library and Special Collections department.  I am currently a graduate student at Kent State University.  This opportunity is fullfilling my Culminating Experience requirement for the Masters of Library and Information Science degree. My specialization is in museum studies, so I will be working with social media to highlight some unique and interesting pieces that I discover while learning...
June 24, 2015 Copyright Corner
As one of the major open licensing options for copyright owners, Creative Commons (CC) is likely a familiar name to many of our readers. For those that are unfamiliar, CC is a nonprofit organization that offers a number of different copyright license options to copyright owners. A CC license allows a copyright owner to choose how they would like others to be able to use their work, and anybody may use the work for free, so long as they follow the terms of the license. Before using a CC licensed work or deciding to apply a CC license to your own work, you should have an understanding of the...
June 24, 2015 Copyright Corner
A Joint Program of ELF and the Library Programming Student Success Series Thursday, July 16, 1-3 p.m., Room 150 Thompson Library What is curriculum mapping? “Curriculum mapping is a method of visualizing insight into the steps, requirements, and communities a learner negotiates as they engage with a particular learning experience or degree path” -Matthews and Booth (2012) In other words, it provides a way for us to develop a student-centric understanding of the path to graduation so that we can better understand ways in which to fit into that path. The workshop will focus on using curriculum...
June 24, 2015 Copyright Corner
The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the State Library Board recently awarded $39,916 in federal IMLS LSTA funding to the Columbus Metropolitan Library to conduct a Digital Public Library of America Planning Project from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. The project will develop a plan for Ohio libraries and cultural heritage institutions to participate in the Digital Public Library of America through creation of an Ohio Service Hub.  In 2014, the State Library used LSTA funds, matched by OPLIN funds, to develop Digitization Hubs at four metropolitan libraries.  “Working toward...
June 24, 2015 Copyright Corner
WHAT:  The REACH Database merges the TEACH Database and the Program Database into one quick and clear path for entering both your teaching and programming work in one easy to navigate location. WHEN: The REACH Database is in soft launch phase now through the end of July.  Feel free to try it, enter sample data, and let us know if you have questions. Continue entering official data in the current systems. Starting August 1, 2015 REACH will be the official and only place to enter program and teaching data. WHERE: The REACH Database is available at: http://go.osu.edu/REACH_Database  Why are we...
June 24, 2015 Copyright Corner
Are you interested in working with first-year students? Are you curious about instruction outside of a class? Teaching and Learning is looking for instructors to lead these highly rated first-year success series sessions: So much more than books! University Libraries can make your life easier In this one-hour interactive session, discover many resources and services the University Libraries offers that can save you time and help you get better grades. Learning Outcome: Students will engage with library products and services in order to build a personalized support system for success at Ohio...

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