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2015 Elections Coming Up!

Information about the 2015 elections will be distributed in the near future, with an official call for nominations. The online Procedures Manual gives information about the election process http://www.alaoweb.org/procmanual/policies.html#elections and full descriptions of the responsibilities and terms of service for … Continue reading

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Collection Management Interest Group

Kathleen Baril, Ohio Northern University Jessica Grim, Oberlin College; CMIG Co-chairs We hope you were able to join us at the annual conference for a wonderful panel discussion about working with faculty in collection development. We want to thank our panel members: … Continue reading

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Distance Learning Interest Group

Kathleen Pickens, Cincinnati State University Carrie Girton, Miami University; DLIG co-chairs Conference News: It was good to see so many people at the annual conference last month! The DLIG-sponsored session “Rethinking our LibGuides to Engage Our Students: Easy DIY LibGuide Usability Testing … Continue reading

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Instruction Interest Group

Sara Klink, Stark State College Melissa Bauer, Kent State University, Stark campus; IIG co-chairs The Instruction Interest Group is excited to begin working on programming for the upcoming year. We have recently formed our new planning committee and look forward to welcoming … Continue reading

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Support Staff Interest Group

Save the Date!  The SSIG will hold its spring workshop on May 20, 2014.  Details follow: Wed May 20, 2015 10am – 3:30pm Ohio University Lancaster Branch, 1570 Granville Pike, Lancaster, OH 43130 More info: Myra Justus, myra.justus@cincinnatistate.edu 513-569-4690 Sean Redefer, redefers@ohio.edu, 740-593-0320″

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Renew Your Membership, Enjoy Benefits

Katy Mathuews, Shawnee State University; Membership Chair   Everyone is still buzzing about this year’s ALAO Annual Conference held on November 14, 2014 in Sandusky, OH at the Kalahari Resort. We were happy to announce 80 new, active members have joined … Continue reading

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Professional Development Committee

Julia Chance Gustafsonm, The College of Wooster; Chair The Professional Development Committee has had a busy fall. After the July 2014 ALAO Board approval of a 2-year pilot ALAO Mentoring Program, our committee has been busy marketing, creating a web presence … Continue reading

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