Category Archives: Vol. 40 no. 4 (Dec. 2020)

President’s Report

Annual Conference Report The 2020 ALAO Conference took place virtually from October 28-30th, and by all accounts it was a success! There were 278 registrants, including 74 non-ALAO-members, and 37 students. We got wonderful feedback from attendees: “I thought the … Continue reading

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2021 ALAO Elections-Call for Nominations

Call for Nomination for 2021 Executive Board Elections Are you looking for a leadership opportunity? Would you like to get involved in professional service for an ACRL chapter? If so, please consider nominating yourself for the ALAO Board. Elections will … Continue reading

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2020 Jay Ladd and Kathryn L. Venditti Award Winners

Kathryn L. Venditti Mentoring Award The Kathryn L. Venditti Mentoring Award is given annually to an academic librarian who has demonstrated excellence as a mentor to a librarian, library worker, or library science student. This year’s recipient is Tammy J. … Continue reading

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Research Grant Recipients Announced and Seeking 2021 Grant Proposals

2020 Research Grant Recipients The Research and Publications Committee is pleased to announce that Heidi Gauder and Kayla Harris from the University of Dayton are the 2020 ALAO Research Grant recipients. Through the use of semi-structured interviews, Heidi and Kayla … Continue reading

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Notes from the Trenches

[Field Notes]: Website Working Group, 2020 Virtual Conference ______________________________________________________________ I. In some respects, reflecting upon the efforts of the Website Working Group under the rubric of “Notes for the Trenches” simplifies the challenge of identifying an applicable and productive metaphorical … Continue reading

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Member Spotlight

Let’s shine the Member Spotlight on Nancy Story from Ohio University Libraries! What is your role(s) in academic libraries? My role is to provide a welcoming face and safe space for our campus community to ask “the dumb question” or … Continue reading

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Membership Report

The current membership of ALAO includes a total of 316 members consisting of 286 regular members, 5 retiree members, and 25 student members. We are excited to welcome new members who joined between September 1, 2020 and November 25, 2020. … Continue reading

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Interest Group Reports

Community and Two-Year College Interest Group News Book Discussion Series  The Community and Two-Year College Interest Group (C2YCLIG) is hosting a book discussion series this year, focusing on Race in America. We will hold one more discussion on Race in Libraries on Thursday, February 25th at … Continue reading

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