Category Archives: Vol. 30 No. 4 (Dec. 2012)

President’s Report

Sue Polanka, Wright State University On October 25th and 26th our membership gathered for the 38th annual conference in Wilmington, Ohio. We had a great turnout for the preconferences and full day conference events. I’d like to thank the conference … Continue reading

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Vice President’s Report

Betsy Blankenship, Ohio State University Marion I had the pleasure of attending a wonderful annual conference on October 26 and an equally pleasurable pre-conference on October 25. If you didn’t attend one of them, you missed some really great programs. … Continue reading

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2011/12 ALAO Honors and Awards Given at the Annual Conference

Your $30 annual membership fee supports a number of scholarships, grants, and awards to ALAO members. We presented eleven awards during the annual conference this year. Congratulations to all of the award winners. Student Presenter Grant Carissa Thatcher (Southern State … Continue reading

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Apply Now: ALAO 2013 Research Grant

Mark Eddy, Case Western Reserve University ALAO seeks to promote research, and each year the ALAO Executive Board may award up to $1000.00 to support and encourage research projects proposed by ALAO members. Both ongoing and new research projects are … Continue reading

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Diversity Scholarship Reflection

Bridgette Billingslea, Kent State University Recipient of the 2011-2012 ALAO Diversity Scholarship The ALAO Diversity Scholarship helped tremendously with my LIS studies. I recently graduated with my MLIS from Kent State University on August 11, 2012. I am continuing my … Continue reading

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Betsy’s Bits

Betsy Blankenship, Ohio State University Marion I’ve been teaching a newly revised online course about Information. Brian Leaf, who just presented at the ALAO conference, is the course designer. He has filled the course with readings that are designed to … Continue reading

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Interest Groups & Committees

From the Interest Group Coordinator Kathryn Venditti, Ashland University It’s alive! Thanks to renewed interest from ALAO members who stepped up, two of our defunct interest groups have been revived. Ginna Witte and Derek Malone volunteered to co-chair the Support … Continue reading

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People & Libraries News

Case Western Reserve University There have been many new hires and promotions in the past few months. Congratulations to all! Daniela Solomon was hired as Research Librarian 2 for Research Services on July 2, 2012. Patrick Feeley was hired as … Continue reading

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Recent Publications and Presentations by Members

Dudley, Joseph. (2012). Building online special mini collections for the Bryant & Stratton College Virtual Library. Library 2.012 Online Conference. https://sas.elluminate.com/drtbl?sid=2008350&suid=D.4394AC326B3C65F1E1CB88A292BC90 Lehman, Douglas. (2012). Moving at warp speed: The (past, present and) future of academic libraries. Presentation,Mississippi Library Association Annual … Continue reading

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