Monthly Archives: November 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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John J. Burke Receives the 2012 Jay Ladd Award

Brian Hickam, Benedictine University and Betsy Blankenship, Ohio State University Marion The 2012 Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award was given to John J. Burke, Library Director, Associate Librarian, Gardner-Harvey Library at Miami University Middletown. This award “recognizes an individual who: … 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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Membership Updates

Alison Ricker, Oberlin College Help us reach out to your colleagues! The Membership Liaison network is undergoing a fantastic renewal, with your help. Please contact aricker@oberlin.edu and volunteer to be a membership liaison. I will send you a list of … 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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