Monthly Archives: December 2013

President’s Update

Betsy Blankenship, The Ohio State University Marion Conference & Pre-Conference Wrap-up Sixty people attended the pre-conference, held at Stark State College on October 24, 2013. They enjoyed a delicious lunch, an entertaining keynote by Laura Solomon and some hands on-learning … Continue reading

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Vice-President’s Update

Eboni Johnson, Oberlin College Hi everyone, It’s an exciting time of year, but not only due to the winter holidays. We are in the early stages of planning the 2014 Annual Conference! The planning committee will convene for the first … Continue reading

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Past President’s Update

Sue Polanka, Wright State University One of the most important jobs for the ALAO Past-President is chairing the Nominating Committee. This committee has the honor of presenting a slate of candidates to the membership for election in March. Positions that … Continue reading

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Membership Updates

Alison Ricker, Oberlin College ALAO’s member roster looks healthy, at first glance, with 1004 names total in all categories. But – and it gives me a bit of a lurch – 617 of those folks are in the Expired Membership … Continue reading

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2013 Jay Ladd Award Winner

Don Appleby was the 30th recipient of the Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award. He received his recognition and a plaque at the annual conference last month. The Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award honors the memory of Jay Ladd, a founding … Continue reading

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Curriculum Materials Centers Interest Group

Cheryl Ghosh, University of Cincinnati Sharon Kerestes, Cedarville University The CMCIG’s sponsored session at October’s ALAO Annual Conference, Crash Course on the Future of College and Career Readiness: Ohio’s P20 Initiative and the New Common Core, was well-attended. Presenters Paula … Continue reading

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Distance Learning Interest Group

Rob Snyder, Bowling Green State University Do you know a “Distance Learning Visionary”? The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) recognizes the need to encourage and spotlight pioneering individuals, particularly those who offer their colleagues new and innovative practices that … Continue reading

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