Monthly Archives: June 2016

Vice President/President Elect Report

Roundtable 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 “User Experience: Exceeding Expectations By Design”. More information and submission guidelines are available on the conference … Continue reading

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Past President Report

One of the most important responsibilities for the Past President and the Nominating Committee is to put together a slate of candidates for the spring election.  I’d be lying if I said that I wasn’t at all worried about this … Continue reading

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Member Survey Guides ALAO Planning

At the April 8, 2016 meeting, the Membership Chair reported 351 regular members, 4 retiree members, and 20 student members. Results of the recent Membership Survey were also shared. With a response rate of approximately 44%, survey respondents were fairly … Continue reading

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National Library Legislative Day, May 2-3 2016

As Government Relations Liaison, I attended National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) in Washington D.C. Once again, I would like to extend my appreciation to ALAO in supporting my travel for this important advocacy event. On May 2, I attended a … Continue reading

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2016/17 ALAO Diversity Scholarship Award

The ALAO Diversity Committee is pleased to award the 2016/17 Diversity Scholarships to Dierric Rogers. We were very impressed by her demonstrated and potential for contributions to the profession. The Diversity Scholarship includes $1,500.00 for tuition, free registration to the … Continue reading

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Continuing Education Grant Recipient Report

Thanks again for awarding me a continuing education grant to help fund my attending last month’s Electronic Resources & Libraries (ER & L) Conference in Austin, TX. The conference took place April 3-6, 2016, and consisted of a number of … Continue reading

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Conference and Professional Developement Opportunity Announcements

Are you a new information professional or library school student in Northeast or Southwest Ohio? Consider joining one of the regional New-to-Libraries Network groups to gain professional development experience and network with colleagues throughout Ohio. For more information and alerts … Continue reading

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