Category Archives: Vol. 37 no. 1 (March 2018)

President’s Report

On February 23, the ALAO board met at OhioNET. At this meeting, board members discussed the following items: Determining that the budget is in good shape even though annual conference attendance and exhibitor support was down. Approving a new interest … Continue reading

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ALAO Election News

The ALAO annual election of board members will begin soon. Nominations closed in mid-February, and the ballot is set. Voting will begin March 15 and will close on April 15. Voting in the annual election is one of the most basic means of participation … Continue reading

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Conference Update

Submit your Proposal Now! The call for proposals is available on the 2018 conference website. Proposals are due Friday, April 6. Preconference:  Deb Gilchrist, Vice President for Learning and Student Success at Pierce College (Washington State) will be the facilitator … Continue reading

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ALAO Member Spotlight: Katy Kelly

In the inaugural edition of the ALAO Member Spotlight, we get to know ALAO President, Katy Kelly. Read on to hear Katy’s thoughts on the value, impact, and innovation in academic libraries… and the best way to celebrate a birthday! … Continue reading

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Professional Development Continuing Education Recipients Named

The ALAO Professional Development Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Continuing Education Grants.  Please join us in congratulating them! Chloe Bragg, Ashland University – to attend the Innovative Users Group Conference for the first time. Mandi … Continue reading

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Membership Update

At the Executive Board Meeting on February 23, 2018 the Membership Chair reported the membership of ALAO includes 334 regular members, 4 retiree members, and 33 student members. A special welcome is extended to our newest members (joined since December … Continue reading

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Interest Group News

Announcing a New Interest Group for Community and Two Year Colleges ALAO has a new interest group!  The new group will focus on work being done in the libraries at Community and Two Year Colleges.  We are looking for members; … Continue reading

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