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President’s Report

Early-bird registration is ending on September 14.  Early bird rates are $130 for ALAO/MiALA members and $160 (non members) After September 14, rates will increase to $165 for ALAO/MiALA Members and $195 for nonmembers. Spaces are still available for the … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations: Jay Ladd Distinguished Service and Kathryn Venditti Mentoring Award

The ALAO Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2018 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 Next Year’s Conference

Preparations are already beginning for the 2019 Annual Conference! We will return to Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center on October 17 and 18, 2019. If you are interested in serving on the Conference Planning Committee, please contact Katy Mathuews at … Continue reading

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Interest Group Reports

Collection Management Interest Group Join us for the CMIG round table at the ALAO annual conference.   We will discuss both the changing landscape of collection management and future professional development needs that CMIG might fill.  As new co-chairs, we are … Continue reading

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Notes from the Trenches

Consultants get paid a great deal of money to tell organizations (including libraries) what their customers want and need, but sometimes it’s cheaper and more effective to ask them yourself. Here at the Business, Engineering, Science, and Technology Library (BEST) … Continue reading

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Membership Report

The current membership of ALAO includes a total of 368 members consisting of 326 regular members, 3 retiree members, and 39 student members. We are excited to welcome our newest members! New Members since June 1, 2018: Amy Leoni, Franciscan … Continue reading

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ACRL Chapters Council Report

ACRL 2019 is on the horizon!  Registration is now open for this exciting conference, with Early-Bird Registration closing on February 8, 2019, and Advance Registration closing on February 22, 2019.  The conference itself will run April 10-13.  ALAO members are … Continue reading

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