Monthly Archives: July 2010

President’s Report (July 2010)

Rocki Strader, Ohio State The ALAO Executive Board held its Annual Leadership Retreat on July 12-13 marking several transitions in our leadership. We noted the service of those who completed their terms on the Board:  Karen Wilhoit (Past President); Angel … Continue reading

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Photos from the ALAO Board Retreat: July 12-13

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Library Legislation Day / Library Advocacy Day in 2010

Alison Ricker, Oberlin College The heat, humidity and relentless sunshine did not deter some 2,000 librarians from a rally for American libraries on Tuesday, June 29, at the tail end of the ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.  I was … Continue reading

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Continuing Education Grant Awards for 2010

Stephena Harmony, UC Raymond Walters The Professional Development Committee (PDC) is pleased to announce the following awards for 2010: •    Sevim McCutcheon, Kent State University, to attend the annual ALA conference with the focus on the new RDA cataloging standards; … Continue reading

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Diversity Scholarship Award

Ken Burhanna, Kent State University The ALAO Diversity Committee is pleased to award the annual Diversity Scholarship for 2010-2011 to Jasmine Jefferson. Jasmine graduated from Kent State University with a degree in American Sign Language in December 2009 and began … Continue reading

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Instruction Interest Group

Kathryn L. Venditti, Ashland University On March 12, 2010, the Instruction Interest Group (IIG) co-hosted a spring workshop with the Distance Learning Interest Group (DLIG) at Ashland University.  Titled Effective Instruction from Design to Assessment, the workshop offered two sessions … Continue reading

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Curriculum Materials Center Interest Group (CMCIG)

Kathy Yoder, Bowling Green On May 21, 2010 the Curriculum Materials Center Interest Group of ALAO held their Annual Spring Workshop at Bowling Green State University.  The Jerome Library’s Curriculum Resource Center was host to 26 participants who met for … Continue reading

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