Category Archives: Vol. 27 no. 2 (Jul 2009)

President's Report

Rob Withers (Miami) The end of June marked a number of transitions for ALAO. At our Annual Board Retreat thanked and acknowledged the service of members who completed their terms on the board, including Pat Antonelli (DLIG Co-Chair); Jo Ann … Continue reading

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Past President's Report

Karen Wilhoit (Wright State) At the end of June, ALAO held its annual board retreat where we installed new officers. I am pleased to be passing the title of President to Rob Withers. I would also like to welcome all … Continue reading

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ALA Legislative Day 2009 in Washington, D.C.

Joan Milligan, Legislative Day Award Recipient When I read last winter that the ALAO was awarding a grant to a librarian interested in going to the ALA’s annual Legislative Day, I knew I had to apply. I was thrilled when … Continue reading

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Membership Database Update

Brian Gray (Case Western) ALAO is excited to be working on a new membership database that will greatly benefit all members. The service will roll out later this year and will allow members to go online to update their contact … Continue reading

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Curriculum Materials Center Interest Group

Carolyn Sanders, Chair (Central State) On May 15, 2009, twenty-two individuals attended the CMCIG Spring Workshop entitled Realigning the CMC. Eight of those in attendance made first time and/or renewed previous ALAO memberships. As outlined in the March News Letter … Continue reading

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Technical, Electronic, & Digital Services Interest Group

Kiffany Francis, Chair (Cleveland State) TEDDY Award ALAO TEDSIG seeks nominations for the first annual TEDDY Award.  This award recognizes an individual’s significant contributions to the technical, electronic or digital services fields. Contributions may include service, innovative practices, presentations, publications, … Continue reading

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Kathy Williams Wright Retires From OCA after 20+ years

Kathy Williams Wright, Executive Director for the Ohio College Association (OCA) retired on March 31, 2009. A reception in her honor was held on Tuesday, March 24th from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. at The Blackwell Inn on the Ohio State University campus. … Continue reading

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