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ALAO Conference Update

Registration is open for the ALAO Annual Conference Libraries Act, Respond, Transform: The A.R.T. of Empowerment on Friday, October 27, 2017, with a pre-“UNconference” on October 26 at Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center in Columbus. Early-bird registration ends Sept. 15. … Continue reading

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A Resolution: Honoring and Praising the State Library of Ohio on the Occasion of its 200th Anniversary

On August 4, 2017 at the State Library of Ohio’s 200th Anniversary Celebration, Katy Kelly, President of the Academic Library Association of Ohio, on behalf of the Board and membership of the Academic Library Association of Ohio, presented a resolution … Continue reading

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Leadership Retreat Report

On July 10–11, the ALAO board met for the annual leadership retreat at Deer Creek Lodge and State Park. The retreat was a productive meeting where board members handed off roles through training and mentoring. Our two days together provided … Continue reading

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Kathryn Venditti Mentoring Award: Call for Nominations

The Kathryn Venditti Mentoring Award recognizes an individual who has: demonstrated excellence as a mentor to a librarian, library worker, or library science student a sustained record of effective mentorship, as demonstrated by activities that may include but not be limited to … Continue reading

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Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award: Call for Nominations

The ALAO Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award. The Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual who has: been an Academic Library Association of Ohio member for at least 5 years promoted academic libraries … Continue reading

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Notes from the Trenches

Conventional word processing software can’t do everything: Teaching LaTeX to faculty, students, and staff. In 2010, my advisor and I submitted an article for publication. The journal provided a LaTeX template, so I tried LaTeX, which is a typesetting system … Continue reading

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Interest Group News

Instruction Interest Group News The Instruction Interest Group (IIG) is pleased to announce that Mandi Goodsett (Cleveland State University) is the IIG’s new co-chair.  Lindsay Miller (Miami University) and Hanna Schmillen (Ohio University) also have agreed to continue this year … Continue reading

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