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President’s Report

A Special Message Regarding COVID-19 Colleagues, Like you, the ALAO Board has been diligently monitoring and adapting our plans and workflows in response to the developing COVID-19 pandemic. As we look toward spring workshops and Executive Board meetings, organizers are … Continue reading

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Past President’s Report

ALAO 2020 Elections Nominate yourself for the ALAO Board! Submit this online nomination form by Friday, April 10, 2020, to be considered as a candidate. Elections will take place in April 15 to May 1, and elected officers will begin their terms … Continue reading

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Vice President’s Report

2020 Annual Conference Planning Update On behalf of the Conference Planning Committee, I’m excited to announce the theme for our 2020 conference: “Resilience: Sustainable & Thriving Academic Libraries for the Future.” The conference will take place October 29-30 at Nationwide … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: ALAO Annual Conference 2020

The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) conference planning committee invites you to submit proposals for the 46th Annual Conference, Resilience: Sustainable & Thriving Academic Libraries for the Future, which encourages us to consider the challenges that face academic libraries … Continue reading

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Apply for the ALAO Diversity Scholarship

The 2020 ALAO Diversity Scholarship is now accepting applications through March 21, 2020. ALAO values diversity in its membership, in the profession, and in future library professionals. For that reason, we offer a $1,500 scholarship to a promising student enrolled … Continue reading

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Mentoring News

Short Term or Project-Based Mentoring Opportunities Would you like to bounce an idea off of a peer? Are you working on a project? We have two mentors who are available for short-term or project-based conversations. One of them has experience … Continue reading

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Membership Report

Membership Report The current membership of ALAO includes a total of 345 members consisting of 311   regular members, 4 retiree members, and 30 student members. We are excited to welcome new members who joined between August 29, 2019 and December … Continue reading

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