Monthly Archives: March 2016

Saying Goodbye to a Long-Term Friend, Mentor, and Leader

On December 22, 2015, ALAO lost a long-term friend, mentor, and leader. Kathryn Venditti was an Instruction and Reference Librarian at Ashland University. She has been a member of ALAO for over 15 years. She served various formal leadership roles … Continue reading

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President’s Update

I am excited to announce a new member’s benefit coming in 2016. ALAO is partnering with SWON to establish a series of 3-4 webinars per year. The topics will be hand selected to be of benefit to administrators, librarians, and … Continue reading

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Annual Conference Update

The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Conference Planning Committee is pleased to announce our call for breakout session proposals for the 2016 ALAO conference. The conference will be held on Friday, October 28th at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington, OH. The theme this year is … Continue reading

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Membership Survey Update

Thank you for participating in the ALAO Membership Survey! A sincere thank you to all those who participated in the ALAO Membership Survey distributed last fall. We had 181 responses! That’s nearly half of our membership which includes 346 regular … Continue reading

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Professional Development Committee Update

Congratulations Rich Wisneski of Cleveland State University and Donald Pearson of Mount Carmel Health Sciences Library as recipients of this year’s Continuing Education Grant. This was not an easy decision as there were so many worthy and well expressed needs … Continue reading

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Research & Publications Grant Awards, Recipient Update-Jane Wu

We reached out to the 2014 RPC award winners for an update about their research projects and how they used the award funds.  All three winners made great use of the funding.  Here is an update from Jane Wu. The … Continue reading

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ALAO National Legislative Travel Award

ALAO has budgeted up to $600 for travel support for a member willing to represent ALAO and academic libraries generally at ALA National Library Legislative Days on May 2-3 2016 in Washington, D.C. Please review this information about the conference … Continue reading

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