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Research Commons at the Ohio State University Libraries Tour

Join CO-ASIS&T and Meris Mandernach and Joshua Sadvari for a tour of the new Research Commons at The Ohio State University on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.

The Research Commons at The Ohio State University Libraries leverages campus partnerships to provide support services at each stage of the research lifecycle. It enhances the Libraries’ mission by providing a hub for collaborative, interdisciplinary research that is both expertise and technology enabled. The Research Commons promotes the use of both the spaces and services available from the 3rd floor of 18th Avenue Library.

Meris Mandernach is the Head of Research Services at The Ohio State University Libraries. She is responsible for leadership for the research services portfolio, which encompasses traditional and emerging forms of reference service; for analysis of the strategic environment for Libraries, of academic program needs, and of changing user behaviors, preferences, and work practices; and for developing, refining, assessing, and sustaining an evolving program of research services for faculty, researchers, and students throughout the university.

Joshua Sadvari is the Research Commons Program Manager & GIS Specialist at The Ohio State University Libraries. In this role, he is responsible for coordinating training opportunities for the campus community on topics covering all phases of the research lifecycle, organizing researcher networking and showcasing events, managing the Research Commons web and social media presence, and connecting faculty and student researchers with appropriate research support services through physical and virtual referrals.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 12, 2016
6:30 – 7:00pm Social networking and snacks
7:00pm Tour and presentation

WHERE: The Ohio State University
3rd Floor, 18th Avenue Library
175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

COST: Free

REGISTRATION: Please email to register