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Diversity Committee

Diane Kolosionek, Cleveland State University, Diversity Committee Chair The Diversity Committee’s Spring Workshop was held on Friday, April 25, 2014, at OHIONET in Columbus. This Eracism Workshop was facilitated by Simone G. Polk, Assistant Vice President for Student Services at … Continue reading

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Instruction Interest Group

Katie Foran-Mulcahy, University of Cincinnati Clermont College The Instruction Interest Group hosted their sold-out spring workshop at Stark State College in North Canton on Friday, May 30th, 2014. Michelle Millet (Immersion Faculty and Director, John Carroll University Library) delivered the … Continue reading

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Research and Publications Committee

Mark Eddy, Case Western Reserve University The ALAO Research & Publications Committee finalized awards for the 2014 Research Grant Program this past March. Out of a pool of six applicants, the committee selected three proposals for award grants. Our 2014 … Continue reading

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Support Staff Interest Group

Ginna Witte, Cincinnati State Technical & Community College SSIG hosted its Spring workshop on Wednesday, May 21st at Ohio University Lancaster. The workshop sold out all available 50 spots and had a long waiting list; we’ll definitely have to look … Continue reading

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Technical, Electronic, and Digital Services Interest Group

Sharon Purtee, University of Cincinnati TEDSIG’s spring workshop will be held from 10:00 until 3:00 on Wednesday, June 11 at the Ohionet office. It is jointly sponsored with SCAIG. Titled “What is that and how do I catalog it?,” the … Continue reading

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People and Libraries News

Bowling Green State University Bo Butler has been hired as the Manager of Northwest Ohio Regional Book Depository. Bo has worked for Bowling Green State University Libraries for ten years and has been a student supervisor for eight years. Bo … Continue reading

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President’s Update

Betsy Blankenship, Ohio State University Marion The start of 2014 has been a bit rocky – more snow and ice than most of us have seen in a long time. I hope you have pulled through without too many problems. … Continue reading

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Vice President’s Update

Eboni Johnson, Oberlin College I am so excited to announce our speakers for the 2014 annual conference: Char Booth will facilitate a pre-conference workshop on November 13 called Who Gives? Advocacy and Outreach that Make Things Matter. Char is Head … Continue reading

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Past President’s Update

Sue Polanka, Wright State University As Chair of the Nominating Committee I am very pleased to announce the following candidates for the 2014 ALAO ballot. Elections are now open. Only current members in ALAO may vote; update your membership now … Continue reading

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ALAO Elections Now Open

What do Brian Gray, Diane Kolosionek, Derek Malone, Katy Mathuews, Missy Creed, Sheryl Gannon, Moriana Garcia, Heidi Gauder, Kevin Grace, Cheryl Lubow, Ann Marie Smeraldi, and Carissa Thatcher all have in common? They are all candidates in the ALAO 2014 … Continue reading

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