Category Archives: Vol. 35 no. 3 (Sept 2016)

President’s Report

Leadership Retreat and Annual Conference Update Leadership Retreat The annual leadership retreat took place July 11th and 12th at Deer Creek State Park. The retreat provides an opportunity for people joining the board to: Meet with people leaving those positions and hear … Continue reading

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Vice President/President Elect Report

Planning ahead Has anyone else noticed an extreme excitement for all things fall this year? I’ve seen Ohioans post and share about rocking their flannel shirts, getting the first pumpkin spice latte of the season and of course watching their … Continue reading

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Past President’s Report

The ALAO Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes an individual who has: been an Academic Library Association of Ohio member for at least 5 years promoted academic libraries and librarianship on his … Continue reading

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ALAO at IFLA: One Member’s Experience

I was fortunate enough to attend the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) 2016 Congress held in Columbus, Ohio from August 13-19, 2016. It was an amazing experience! I volunteered for the first three days and attended sessions … Continue reading

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Membership Update

At the July 11-12, 2016 Board meeting, the Membership Chair reported 331 regular members, 5 retiree members, and 20 student members. As these members (and more) prepare to come together for the 2016 Annual Conference on October 27-28, 2016, we … Continue reading

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Diversity Committee News

The committee has been working on a fall workshop this year, a first for the committee.  The theme focuses on outreach and collaborations around issues of inclusion and diversity.  Presenters are coming from several libraries, including ones from Kentucky and … Continue reading

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Interest Groups News

Assessment IG News Please save this date for the AIG Spring Workshop:  Friday, April 27. More details will be forthcoming soon. ALAO Annual will soon be here!  Two offerings you might be interested in: AIG Sponsored Session: 9:55-10:40am Measuring the User Experience … Continue reading

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