Monthly Archives: March 2014

President’s Update

Betsy Blankenship, Ohio State University Marion The start of 2014 has been a bit rocky – more snow and ice than most of us have seen in a long time. I hope you have pulled through without too many problems. … Continue reading

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Vice President’s Update

Eboni Johnson, Oberlin College I am so excited to announce our speakers for the 2014 annual conference: Char Booth will facilitate a pre-conference workshop on November 13 called Who Gives? Advocacy and Outreach that Make Things Matter. Char is Head … Continue reading

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Past President’s Update

Sue Polanka, Wright State University As Chair of the Nominating Committee I am very pleased to announce the following candidates for the 2014 ALAO ballot. Elections are now open. Only current members in ALAO may vote; update your membership now … Continue reading

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ALAO Elections Now Open

What do Brian Gray, Diane Kolosionek, Derek Malone, Katy Mathuews, Missy Creed, Sheryl Gannon, Moriana Garcia, Heidi Gauder, Kevin Grace, Cheryl Lubow, Ann Marie Smeraldi, and Carissa Thatcher all have in common? They are all candidates in the ALAO 2014 … Continue reading

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ALAO Diversity Scholarship

The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) values diversity in its membership, in the profession, and in future library professionals. For this reason, we offer a $1,500 scholarship to a promising student enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLS program who exemplifies … Continue reading

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2014 Continuing Education Grant Winners

The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Continuing Education Grant is awarded each year to support the cost of participating in professional development opportunities such as conferences, workshops, seminars, which are related to the member’s current position or in pursuit … Continue reading

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ACRL Updates

Katie Blocksidge, Ohio State University Newark As many librarians are probably aware, the Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education are under review by an ACRL task force. The first part of the draft Framework for Information Literacy for Higher … Continue reading

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