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President’s Report

As the conference quickly approaches, I am excited to share some updates from the 2021 Conference Planning Committee. The CPC has been hard at work putting together a conference that allows for networking, learning opportunities, inspiration, and time to honor … Continue reading

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Past President’s Report

Call for Nominations: Jay Ladd Distinguished Service and Kathryn Venditti Mentoring Awards The ALAO Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award and the Kathryn Venditti Mentoring Award. The Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award recognizes an … Continue reading

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Vice President/President Elect Report

A hearty hello to the ALAO membership! In addition to the overall buzz I acquire at the start of a new semester, I am excited to begin my tenure as your Vice President/President Elect. This means, of course, that I … Continue reading

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ALAO Virtual Conference Event: Save the Date!

ALAO Virtual Conference Event: AMA – Working with Art and Cartoons October 21st, 2021, 3:30-4:30 – Online This free event will be offered in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) format. This is your opportunity to learn what it is like … Continue reading

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Find ALAO on Social Media

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Call for Mentors

Call for participation in the 2021-2022 ALAO Mentoring Program The Academic Library Association of Ohio’s Professional Development Committee (ALAO PDC) is excited to announce a call for participation in the 2021-2022 Mentoring Program.  Program Overview The Academic Library Association of … Continue reading

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Join the Diversity Committee

Address various aspects of human diversity, including ethnic and racial, country of origin, religious affiliation, gender, LGBTQIA, ability, and age. This Committee serves as an advisory group to ALAO to assist the organization in providing leadership for diversity by acting … Continue reading

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Interest Groups News

Collection Management Interest Group (CMIG) News On July 14, 2021, the Collection Management Interest Group (CMIG) hosted a 90-minute webinar called “Partners in Success: Libraries and Vendors”. The presentations were followed by a lively discussion and a Q&A session. Stephanie Church is an … Continue reading

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Member Spotlight

Let’s shine the Member Spotlight on Shelby Stuart from Case Western Reserve University! What is/are your role(s) in academic libraries? I’m the Electronic Resources Librarian at Kelvin Smith Library, CWRU’s largest campus library. I primarily manage authentication and access to … Continue reading

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Membership Report

The current membership of ALAO includes a total of 317 members consisting of 286 regular members, 5 retiree members, and 26 student members. We are excited to welcome new members who joined between May 29, 2021 and August 29, 2021. … Continue reading

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