Monthly Archives: December 2017

President’s Report

Executive Board Meeting Report  On September 22, the ALAO board met at OhioNET. At this meeting, board members discussed the following items: Continuing the Innovation Conversations (webinars), co-sponsored with SWON Libraries Consortium. An update from the website task force. Voting … Continue reading

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Elections-Call for Nominations

Are you looking for a leadership opportunity? Would you like to get involved in professional service for an ACRL chapter? If so, please consider nominating yourself for the ALAO Board. Elections will take place in March/April, and successful candidates will take office … Continue reading

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2018 Annual Conference Update

Planning for the 2018 Conference “Take Action!: Conveying Value, Cultivating Success” is well underway.  The conference will be held at Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center again for 2018. Members of the planning committee include: Don Appleby — University of Akron … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Sue Polanka, 2017 Jay Ladd Award Recipient

The Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual who has been an ALAO member for at least 5 years, and who has promoted academic libraries and librarianship not only on his or her own campus, but also within the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Jenny Donley, 2017 recipient of the Kathryn Venditti Mentoring Award

The Kathryn L. Venditti Mentoring Award is given annually to an academic librarian who has demonstrated excellence as a mentor to a librarian, library worker, or library science student. Through this award ALAO strives to foster a culture of mentoring … Continue reading

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Research Grant Coming Soon!

The grant cycle for the research grant will be opening soon.  Stay tuned for further communications from the Research & Publications Committee. -Heidi Gauder, University of Dayton, Research and Publications Committee Co-Chair -Eboni Johnson, Oberlin College, Research and Publications Committee … Continue reading

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Continuing Education Grant Program

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, and seminars, which are related to the member’s current position or in … Continue reading

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