Category Archives: Vol. 29 no. 4 (Dec 2011)

John J. Burke Receives the 2012 Jay Ladd Award

Brian Hickam, Benedictine University and Betsy Blankenship, Ohio State University Marion The 2012 Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award was given to John J. Burke, Library Director, Associate Librarian, Gardner-Harvey Library at Miami University Middletown. This award “recognizes an individual who: … Continue reading

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Membership Updates

Alison Ricker, Oberlin College Help us reach out to your colleagues! The Membership Liaison network is undergoing a fantastic renewal, with your help. Please contact aricker@oberlin.edu and volunteer to be a membership liaison. I will send you a list of … Continue reading

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President’s Report

Brian Hickam, ALAO President Toledo Conference a Success: Thank you, everyone, for a rewarding year for ALAO and a successful two-day annual conference in Toledo. Thursday’s pre-conference had attendees from all five regions of Ohio and two nearby states.  Sixty-nine … Continue reading

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Past President’s Report

Rocki Strader, Ohio State University It was my great pleasure to give the Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award to Diane Schrecker at the annual conference this year. Congratulations to Diane! I made two announcements to the general membership at the … Continue reading

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2011 Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award Given to Diane Schrecker

Alison Ricker, Oberlin College Congratulations to Diane Schrecker, Curriculum Librarian, Ashland University, who received the Jay Ladd Distinguised Service Award during the 2011 Annual Conference. Past President Rocki Strader presented the award, citing Diane’s long service to ALAO as Secretary, … Continue reading

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ALAO Diversity Scholarship Reflection

Jasmine L. Jefferson, Kent State University Recipient of the 2010-2011 ALAO Diversity Scholarship Receiving the ALAO Diversity Scholarship has greatly enhanced my professional career. Before the scholarship, I had not been aware of many of the areas library and information … Continue reading

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Interest Group and Committee News

Curriculum Materials Center Interest Group Stephanie Bange, Wright State University The CMCIG-sponsored program at the recent ALAO Conference in Toledo, “Wizards and Vampires and Nerdfighters, O My! Popular Literature in the Academic Library”, was a hit. Approximately 20 people attended. … Continue reading

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