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ACRL Chapters Council Report

During the 2020-2021 academic year, the ACRL Representative: Forwarded to the ALAO Board list or the ALAO membership list information emailed from ACRL as appropriate. Attended ALAO board meetings, and communicated questions to ACRL as necessary. Compiled the Ohio Chapter … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities Column

ALAO Conference Support Staff Grant Are you a staff member planning to attend or present at the 2021 ALAO Conference? Consider applying for the Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Support Staff Conference Grant. The Academic Library Association of Ohio … Continue reading

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People & Library News

Bluffton University News As of September 1, 2021, Carrie Phillips will officially assume the role Library Director for Bluffton University’s Musselman Library.  She has been serving in that role in an interim capacity since August 1, 2020. –Carrie Phillips, Bluffton … Continue reading

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President’s Report

With the academic year winding to a close, the ALAO Board should be proud of what we have been able to accomplish this year, even during a pandemic. Here are some highlights and updates since the last newsletter.  DEI Survey. … Continue reading

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2021 ALAO Executive Board Election Results Announced

I am happy to announce the candidates who will be joining the Executive Board for the 2021-2022 year. Please join me in congratulating: Vice President/President Elect:  Gerald NatalTreasurer:  Don ApplebyPublic Relations (PR) Coordinator:  Melissa Cox NorrisBoard Members-at-Large:  Melissa Bauer, Kristen … Continue reading

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Conference Update

We are halfway through 2021 and getting closer every day to ALAO’s 47th Annual Conference: Building Bridges: Dialogue, Deliberation, and Connection in Academic Libraries. I am happy to share updates on behalf of the amazing Conference Planning Committee. Registration for … Continue reading

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Research Grant Recipient Announced

The Research and Publications Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Feng-Ru Sheu, Instructional Design Librarian at Kent State University, has been awarded 2021 ALAO Research Grant funds for her project “Flipped Classrooms for One-Shot Library Instruction in Remote Teaching … Continue reading

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Membership Report

The current membership of ALAO includes a total of 321 members consisting of 288 regular members, 5 retiree members, and 28 student members. We are excited to welcome new members who joined between February 25, 2021 and May 28, 2021. … Continue reading

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Member Spotlight

Let’s shine the Member Spotlight on Shannon Simpson from Kenyon College Libraries! What is/are your role(s) in academic libraries? My job title is Scholarly Instruction Librarian, but I think of my role, as a BIPOC Librarian in the Academic Librarian … Continue reading

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Interest Group News

Message from the Interest Group Coordinator ALAO’s interest groups don’t stop over summer! ALAO has 12 active special interest groups that have formed to discuss concerns and issues related to academic librarianship in Ohio. Keep an eye on the ALAO … Continue reading

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