Category Archives: Vol. 26 no. 4 (Dec. 2008)

President's Report

Karen Wilhoit, Wright State University 2008 Annual Conference: The 34th Annual ALAO Conference “Connecting the Campus: Linking Users, Institutions, and Information” was held at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington, Ohio on October 24th.  Over 300 registered attendees enjoyed a day … Continue reading

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Membership News

Angel Jackson, Columbus State Community College The ALAO Board has been diligently working on improving member benefits. As a result, ALAO is offering a new membership rate for retirees. The standard membership rate remains at $30, student rates also remain … Continue reading

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Vice-President/President-Elect's Report

Rob Withers, Miami University The Conference Planning Committee is moving forward with planning for the 2009 Conference “At the Crossroads: Recharging, Redefining, and Realigning our Libraries.” We will be posting the tracks for this conference and a call for proposals … Continue reading

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Past President's Report

Douglas Morrison ALAO seeks candidates for its Executive Board elections that are coming up for the 2009-2010 term of office. Please consider putting yourself in the running to become one of the newest members of the ALAO board! The nomination … Continue reading

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National Library Legislative Day 2009

Ann M Watson, Ohio University – Lancaster SAVE THE DATE! The 2009 National Library Legislative Day is quickly approaching and will be held on Monday, May 11th and Tuesday, May 12th at the Liaison Hotel in Washington, D.C.  With a … Continue reading

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Continuing Education Grant

Christine Rigda, The University of Toledo, Professional Development Committee Chair I would like to encourage members to apply for the Continuing Education Grant. Each year, ALAO’s Professional Development Committee awards this grant to members who are pursing a professional library … Continue reading

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Diversity Committee

At the 34th annual conference, the Diversity Committee sponsored the session “When an Affirmative Action Officer is Not Enough.” Beverly I. McDonald of Ohio State University provided an in depth look at Ohio State University’s Diversity Residency program, discussing their … Continue reading

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