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Notes from the Trenches: Leaving Ohio, but Staying Connected

What a ride academic year 2018-19 was for me.  I left Ohio for a visiting librarian role in Maryland, yet felt more connected to ALAO than ever.  My membership in ALAO has provided networking, mentorship, and professional development during major … Continue reading

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Call for Mentors and Mentees

The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Professional Development Committee (PDC) is excited to announce this Call for Participation in our Mentorship Program for 2019-20. We invite people interested in being mentors and mentees to complete the application:  https://forms.gle/AWxLw3YeJCTC2VdGA Applications … Continue reading

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Continuing Education Grant Update

Due to unforeseen circumstances Jane Wu is unable to accept her continuing education award. However, the ALAO Professional Development Committee is happy to support Matt Francis, Ohio Northern University, with an award of $500 to attend the 2019 Joint Annual … Continue reading

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Interest Groups News

Assessment IG News The Assessment Interest Group (AIG) is pleased to have partnered with Michigan Academic Library Association (MiALA) Assessment Interest Group and University of Toledo Libraries to present the workshop: Practical Assessment: From Beginner to Expert, held on March … Continue reading

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President’s Report

Report from February 26 Board Meeting Website Redesign Project The board approved to enter into a contract with Merge Creative for assistance with redesigning the ALAO web presence.  Merge Creative works extensively with customers that use Wild Apricot, which ALAO … Continue reading

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Vote in the ALAO 2019 Election

Calling all ALAO members: It’s time to vote for elected leadership positions! The 2019 ALAO election takes place March 15 to April 15, 2019. You must be a member to vote, so now is the perfect time to join or … Continue reading

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2019 Annual Conference Planning Update

I am excited to share planning updates for our 2019 Annual Conference, Libraries Speak Up! Advocate. Collaborate. Educate. The conference will take place on October 18, 2019 at Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio with a pre-conference at the … Continue reading

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