Category Archives: Vol. 38 no. 4 (Dec. 2019)

President’s Report

I would like to extend a big thank you to all those who attended the 2019 Annual Conference and related events. The October 17 preconference events included an intergroup dialogue workshop and a free active allyship training. The free training … Continue reading

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Past President’s Report

Jay Ladd Award The Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual who has been an ALAO member for at least 5 years, and who has promoted academic libraries and librarianship not only on his or her own campus, but … Continue reading

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Vice President’s Report

The 2020 ALAO Conference Planning Committee has already begun our work to put together a great conference for our members next year! As a reminder, the conference will take place on October 30th, 2020 at the Nationwide Convention Center. We … Continue reading

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ALAO Research Grant Now Open for Proposals

Do you have a great research idea but need funds to bring it to life? Last year, the ALAO Research Grant helped fund two different projects to investigate health science librarians’ reflective practice and public libraries’ role as community centers. … Continue reading

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Continuing Education Grant Program – Coming Soon!

The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Continuing Education Grant is awarded each year to support the cost of participating in professional development opportunities such as conferences, workshops, seminars, etc. which are related to the member’s current position or in … Continue reading

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Diversity Scholarship Award Recipient

Brenda Foster of Bexley, Ohio is the 2019 ALAO Diversity Scholarship Award winner. Brenda attends the University of Washington I-School. While there Brenda has been a board member for the UW Professional Continuing Education (PCE) Student Advisory Board and as … Continue reading

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Member Spotlight

Let’s shine the Member Spotlight on Corazon Britton from the Moritz Law Library at The Ohio State University! What is your role(s) in academic libraries? In my role as library circulation supervisor at the Moritz Law Library, I work with … Continue reading

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Membership Report

The current membership of ALAO includes a total of 354 members consisting of 320 regular members, 3 retiree members, and 31 student members. We are excited to welcome new members who joined between August 29, 2019 and November 30, 2019 … Continue reading

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Interest Group Reports

Research and Publication Committee & Assessment Interest Group Workshop ALAO RPC and AIG are pleased to share with you a sneak peek into our joint spring workshop that will teach you about Grant Writing and Research Planning to be held … Continue reading

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People & Library News

Bryant & Stratton College News The Bryant & Stratton College Cleveland and Solon campus libraries are updating eBook collections and leveraging LibGuides to make selected titles, chosen to be in line with current curriculum, available to patrons with one click.  … Continue reading

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