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OhioLINK CARES Act GEER Databases

The OhioLINK library consortium is supporting Ohio academic libraries with databases made available through the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) funding. As an OhioLINK member library, the CSCC community will now have access to the following databases, some for a limited time.

Database Descriptions

JoVE Science Education videos teach science concepts and laboratory methods through engaging and easy-to-understand visual demonstrations, making remote instruction more effective when in-person lab demonstrations are difficult or not possible. The JoVE Core product is the equivalent of a video textbook, using high-impact animations to explain scientific concepts clearly for students. JoVE Lab Manuals for Biology and Chemistry are online alternatives to a comprehensive lab manual and contain Instructor Prep, Concepts, and Student Protocol videos for each lab offered. LTI (Learning Tools Interoperability) apps designed by JoVE allow instructors to easily find and embed content into Learning Management System (LMS) pages for on and off campus viewing.

Available Databases:
JoVE Core Biology
JoVE Core Chemistry
JoVE Core Psychology
JoVE Lab Manual Biology
JoVE Lab Manual Chemistry

Wiley Cochrane Library is a collection of databases containing high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. The Cochrane Library includes the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), and Cochrane Clinical Answers. It can be searched for a particular topic or disease and will return results on clinical trials, reviews, methods, studies, and clinical answers, and is suited for use as supplemental course materials at the undergraduate and graduate levels, for technology assessments and economic evaluations. 

MIT Press Direct ebooks publishes significant works from leading educators and researchers around the globe.  This resource covers a wide range of topics, including art, architecture, business and management, cognitive science, computer science and artificial intelligence, design, economics, education, engineering, environmental science, linguistics, mathematics, neuroscience, philosophy, physics, technology, and social theory. These highly regarded e-books could be used as supplemental course materials across many disciplines. Includes all content, approximately 3,200 titles, from 1943 through 2021. 

Complete 2020 Sage Business Cases Collection provides librarians, faculty, and students with cases to support curriculum and independent research. In addition to SAGE’s proprietary and newly commissioned cases, the collection includes cases from a growing list of world-renowned universities and professional associations. With more than 4,000 authoritative case studies from over 100 countries, this robust collection provides access to interdisciplinary cases across in-demand subjects such as entrepreneurship, accounting, healthcare management, leadership, social enterprise, and more. Includes complete SAGE Business Cases Collection, all cases published through 2020.

Films on Demand offers a large variety of curriculum-focused, streaming video titles from producers such as Films for the Humanities and Sciences, PBS, A&E, History, ABCNews, BBC, NBC News, Biography, National Geographic, and others. Special features allow users the ability to organize and bookmark clips, share playlists, personalize folders, and manage their entire collection. LTI (Learning Tools Interoperability) apps designed by FOD allow instructors to easily find and embed FOD videos into Learning Management System (LMS) pages for on and off campus viewing.

Custom content package as determined by the OhioLINK Resource Committee. This page will be updated with more details as the content package is finalized.

Geer Funded Databases

JoVE Core + Lab Manual Combo
Access Dates: January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2022 (2 years of availability)

Wiley Cochrane Library
Access Dates: January 1, 2012 – December 31, 2021 (1 years of availability). Note: This content will be available statewide for all Ohioans.

MIT Press Direct eBooks
Permanent Access to books published through December 31st, 2021

Complete 2020 Sage Business Cases Collection
Permanent Access to 2020 collection

InfoBase Films on Demand
Access Dates: Anticipated start of February 1, 2021 (1 year of availability)

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