Monthly Archives: September 2019

President’s Report

2019 Annual Conference I am excited to share planning updates for our 2019 Annual Conference, Libraries Speak Up! Advocate. Collaborate. Educate. The conference will take place on October 18, 2019 at Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio with a … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations: Jay Ladd and Kathryn Venditti Awards

The ALAO Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award and the Kathryn Venditti Mentoring Award. The Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual who has: been an Academic Library Association of Ohio … Continue reading

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Preliminary Plans for ALAO Annual 2020 Conference

Plans for the 2020 ALAO Annual Conference are underway. The conference will take place on October 30th at the Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center in Columbus. Stay tuned for more information about the Conference Planning Committee and conference theme! –Mandi … Continue reading

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Professional Development Committee News

ALAO Mentoring Program News In early August, ALAO mentor and mentee matches were communicated and introduced for the upcoming academic year. We are currently working to arrange for lunch tables at the ALAO conference in case participants would like to … Continue reading

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Interest Group News

C2YCLIG News Call for Committee Members The Community and Two-Year College Interest Group (C2YCLIG) Chairs are in the midst of program planning for the year, and we are excited to organize professional development and networking opportunities on topics critical to … Continue reading

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Member Spotlight

Let’s shine the member spotlight on Laura D’Amato of Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, OH What is your role(s) in academic libraries? I am the Head of Access Services and Interlibrary Loan at Ritter Library, Baldwin Wallace University. I oversee … Continue reading

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Membership Report

The current membership of ALAO includes a total of 376 members consisting of 337 regular members, 2 retiree members, and 37 student members. We are excited to welcome new members who joined between June 1, 2019 and August 28, 2019 … Continue reading

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