Monthly Archives: June 2017

President’s Report

This is a time of transitions for many of us. We’re watching students graduate at our institutions and transition to the next chapter of their lives. The season is transitioning from spring to summer our attention turns to planning vacations … Continue reading

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2017 Election Results

The ALAO elections ran from March 19, 2017, through April 19, 2017. An amazing 49% of membership voted. The new elected officers will take office at the ALAO Board Retreat on July 10-11, 2017. Vice-President/President-Elect Eric Resnis (Organizational Effectiveness Coordinator, … Continue reading

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Annual Conference Update: Moving Quickly toward Oct. 27

The academic year is winding down for many, but ALAO conference planning is in full swing!  Session, poster and roundtable proposals are under review by the conference planning committee. We are pleased to present a full slate of 28 programs … Continue reading

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Political Does Not Mean Partisan: A Letter to the President

On March 6, 2017, I mailed a letter to President Donald Trump on behalf of nearly 100 ALAO members (by email and the U.S. Postal Service).  The essential message of the letter is summarized in its second paragraph: “We, the … Continue reading

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Notes from the Trenches

Speech Pathology Writing Boot Camp at Miami University This article describes the successful collaboration between a Speech Pathology faculty member and library liaison to use library space and resources to achieve student success at Miami University. The library as a … Continue reading

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National Library Legislative Day in Washington D.C., May 1-2 2017

As Government Relations Liaison, I attended National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) in Washington D.C. Carla Myers, the winner of the ALAO National Legislative Day Travel Award, also attended the conference with the Ohio delegation. As always, I would like to … Continue reading

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Membership Report

Membership Report  At the Executive Board Meeting on April 28, 2017 the Membership Chair reported 343 active members including 315 regular members, 5 retiree members, and 23 student members. Welcome to our newest members: ·         Laura Birkenhauer, Miami University ·         … Continue reading

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