OhioLINK Joins the Google Summer of Code

[Google(tm) Open Source Program]Google is sponsoring the Summer of Code, a program designed to introduce students to the world of Open Source Software Development. OhioLINK is pleased to participate again as a mentoring organization, furthering the development of information technology in academic libraries in Ohio and around the world. We have a page on our development site describing OhioLINK’s participation and projects; take a look, augment or add your own (feel free to read the project documentation through the ‘Wiki’ link above and suggest other ideas), and apply to participate. Questions about the program? Take a look at Google’s participant FAQ. Questions about the suggested projects or about OhioLINK? Contact Peter Murray.

The Ohio Library and Information Network, OhioLINK, is a consortium of Ohio’s college and university libraries and the State Library of Ohio. OhioLINK’s membership includes 17 public universities, 23 community/technical colleges, 44 private colleges and the State Library of Ohio. Funded by the Ohio Board of Regents, it serves more than 600,000 students, faculty, and staff at these 85 institutions with a consolidated catalog of library items across the state, a physical transport service that delivers those items to users within 48 hours, and cooperative buying of journals and research databases.

The text was modified to update a link from http://www.regents.state.oh.us/ to https://ohiohighered.org/ on November 13th, 2012.

(This post was updated on 13-Nov-2012.)