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President’s Report

Conference Recap I want to thank those who attended the annual conference and the preconference. I hope you had many great conversations during the day, and brought home new and exciting ideas.  Most presentations and poster files are now available … Continue reading

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Conference Planning Update

The 2019 Conference Planning Committee has already begun planning ALAO’s 2019 Annual Conference! The 2019 Annual Conference will be held on October 18, 2019 with a pre-conference on October 17, 2019. The theme will be, “Libraries Speak Up! Advocate. Collaborate. … Continue reading

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ALAO 2019 Election Call for Nominations

Call for Self-Nominations for Vice President/President-Elect, PR Coordinator, Treasurer, and Board Member at Large (3 positions) Are you looking for a leadership opportunity? Would you like to get involved in professional service for an ACRL chapter? If so, please consider … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Krista McDonald, Winner of the 2018 Kathryn L. 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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Congratulations to Brian Gray, the 2018 Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award Winner

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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Apply for Scholarships for ACRL Cleveland

ALAO will be offering a total of 10 scholarships: 5 for ALAO members, and 5 for library students (NOTE: ALAO memberships are free to students). We understand that some institutions may only pay partial costs of attending this conference, and … Continue reading

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Notes from the Trenches

Teaching and learning human anatomy using a 3-dimensional computer graphics learning tool: Considerations and benefits Authors: Jacobsen, A. L., Miami University, Social Sciences Librarian and McMurray, M. S., Miami University, Department of Psychology Given recent trends in budgeting, academic libraries … Continue reading

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