INFOhio mission includes online access to the following:
||School library automation
INFOhio uses the SirsiDynix software which is installed at all 23
Ohio Information Technology Centers. There are currently more than
2,400 libraries, 480 school districts, and more than 1.1 million
students using SirsiDynix. These sophisticated library automation
software packages allow member schools to locate materials with a
Web-based catalog and manage materials with integrated components,
including circulation, cataloging, reports and inventory.
INFOhio eBook Collection
The INFOhio eBook Collection contains titles
available for online viewing or download to electronic devices. This collection includes
600-plus e-book public-domain titles from Project Gutenberg and 69
audio books from ThoughtAudio.
These classic literature authors and titles were selected from school
recommended reading lists and are available in multiple e-book formats.
The Ohio Area Instructional Media Centers
Digital Video Collection includes hundreds of digital videos that have
been made available at no cost to Ohio K-12 districts. Search by keyword or
browse through a list of available programs. Use the View link to
stream a program or the Download link to save to your computer.
- Closed Caption Catalog [PDF]
- Accessing Closed Caption Titles [PDF]
||Media booking for special
The collections of
15 Ohio agencies -- including Area Media Centers, Special Education Regional Resource
Centers, Educational Service Centers and school district central media centers -- are
automated through INFOhio's media booking software, Dymaxion's Medianet. Web-based
catalogs enable teachers to book resources or download streaming videos purchased by
The INFOhio Union Catalog of K-12 Curriculum Resources is a compilation of
million unique bibliographic records of resources held by over 2,400 public and private
school libraries. The catalog is available to school library/media specialists
utilizing INFOhio Library Automation through SmartPort to copy bibliographic records
into the local catalog.
An alternative source of
bibliographic records for those not using INFOhio Library Automation
is the Library of
Congress. Another option is utilizing the
online catalogs of
area schools. The "Change Display" feature can be used to see an
unformatted display of MARC tags of a bibliographic record.