Category Archives: Vol. 41 no. 4 (Dec. 2021)

President’s Report

Conference Summary A very successful 2021 conference is now complete. We had a total of 279 registrants, including 71 non-ALAO-members, and 31 students. We got some wonderful feedback from attendees: “Kudos to the organizers, this was a great conference this … Continue reading

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Vice President/President Elect Report

Another season is winding down, another semester ending. Traditionally, it is a time of the year for reflection and giving thanks, as well as planning for the coming year. I personally have much for which to be grateful—much of the … Continue reading

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Past President’s Report

I am pleased to report that the Awards Committee selected winners for the 2021 Kathryn L. Venditti Mentoring and Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Awards. For his work with MLIS students and his support for colleagues at his institution and around … Continue reading

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ALAO 2021 People’s Choice Poster Award Winners

At every ALAO Annual Conference, the Research & Publications Committee askes attendees to vote for the People’s Choice Poster Award. This award is typically given to one poster; however, this year, we had a three-way tie. All three posters will … Continue reading

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2021 Conference Website Now Available

We are pleased to announce that the 2021 ALAO Conference website is now open and viewable to all! Even if you did not register for the conference, feel free to view and share the recorded sessions on the conference website, … Continue reading

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Notes from the Trenches

The ALAO Mentoring Program: In Our Own Words NOTE:  We recognize that the mentoring program is a personal experience and for many mentoring relationships to succeed, confidentiality is a critical component.  We are choosing to share our experience because we … Continue reading

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Member Spotlight

Let’s shine the Member Spotlight on Sterling Coleman from Clark State College! What is/are your role(s) in academic libraries? I am the Director, Library Services at Clark State College in Springfield, Ohio. What do you like most about academic library … Continue reading

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Membership Report

The current membership of ALAO includes a total of 312 members consisting of 284 regular members, 5 retiree members, and 23 student members. We are excited to welcome new members who joined between August 30, 2021 and November 30, 2021. … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

Call for the ALAO Research Grant applications As an ALAO member, you have the opportunity to apply for up to $2,000 in grant funding in support of your research.  The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Research Grant is awarded … Continue reading

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Interest Groups News

Get Involved with ALAO Interest Groups Looking ahead to the new year and ways you can get involved? ALAO has something for everyone! ALAO has 12 active special interest groups. These interest groups meet to discuss concerns and issues related … Continue reading

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