Betsy Blankenship, The Ohio State University Marion
The Conference Planning Committee invites everyone to attend the 39th Annual Conference on October 25, 2013 at The University Center at Kent State University, Stark. “The Changing Faces of Academic Libraries: Transforming, Reorganizing, Re-imagining” is this year’s theme and we are currently accepting presentation proposals – please consider submitting one today! Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Nancy Fried Foster from University of Rochester- check out the conference website for updates to the keynote page, as well as the pre-conference page. The official call is included in later in the newsletter.
In addition, the ALAO Board will hold its the Leadership Retreat on July 15-16 at the Holiday Inn Worthington to review the ALAO mission, strategic plan and goals and the past year accomplishments and activities and to plan ALAO programming and board initiatives for the coming year. We will welcome our new board members and say goodbye to those who have volunteered their time and leadership but are now going off the board.