Category Archives: Vol. 41 no. 2 (June 2021)

2021 ALAO Executive Board Election Results Announced

I am happy to announce the candidates who will be joining the Executive Board for the 2021-2022 year. Please join me in congratulating: Vice President/President Elect:  Gerald NatalTreasurer:  Don ApplebyPublic Relations (PR) Coordinator:  Melissa Cox NorrisBoard Members-at-Large:  Melissa Bauer, Kristen … Continue reading

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Conference Update

We are halfway through 2021 and getting closer every day to ALAO’s 47th Annual Conference: Building Bridges: Dialogue, Deliberation, and Connection in Academic Libraries. I am happy to share updates on behalf of the amazing Conference Planning Committee. Registration for … Continue reading

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Research Grant Recipient Announced

The Research and Publications Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Feng-Ru Sheu, Instructional Design Librarian at Kent State University, has been awarded 2021 ALAO Research Grant funds for her project “Flipped Classrooms for One-Shot Library Instruction in Remote Teaching … Continue reading

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Membership Report

The current membership of ALAO includes a total of 321 members consisting of 288 regular members, 5 retiree members, and 28 student members. We are excited to welcome new members who joined between February 25, 2021 and May 28, 2021. … Continue reading

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Member Spotlight

Let’s shine the Member Spotlight on Shannon Simpson from Kenyon College Libraries! What is/are your role(s) in academic libraries? My job title is Scholarly Instruction Librarian, but I think of my role, as a BIPOC Librarian in the Academic Librarian … Continue reading

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People and Library News

Case Western Reserve University News Shelby Stuart and Stephanie Church wrote an article that was recently published in Against the Grain titled, “Let’s Get Technical — A Case (Western Reserve University) Study of COVID-19 e-Resource Usage and Free Access“.  The article highlights CWRU eresource usage during the Spring … Continue reading

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