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Diversity Scholarship Award Recipient Update

On behalf of the ALAO Diversity Committee, co-chairs Edith Scarletto and Yuimi Hlasten are pleased to announce that the 2018 ALAO Diversity Scholarship recipient is Malgorzata Rehfus of Kent State University. Yuimi presented the scholarship certificate to Malgorzata during the … Continue reading

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Diversity Committee Spring Workshop Report

Actively Inclusive: Libraries Speak Up! The ALAO Diversity Committee held its spring workshop “Actively Inclusive: Libraries Speak Up!” on Thursday, May 10th at the State Library of Ohio. Attendance included 36 registrants from academic and public libraries in Ohio as … Continue reading

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ALAO Diversity Scholarship Applications will be Accepted Beginning January 2017

ALAO values diversity in its membership, in the profession, and in future library professionals. For that reason, we offer a $1,500 scholarship to a promising student enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLS program who exemplifies the qualities needed to ensure a … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Diversity Workshop

The Diversity Committee held their day-long workshop, “Outreach: Building Collaborations that Support Campus Diversity,” on Thursday, October 6 at the State Library of Ohio. Thirty librarians from across Ohio, Tennessee, and Kentucky, representing a variety of libraries and exchanged ideas … Continue reading

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Diversity Committee News

The committee has been working on a fall workshop this year, a first for the committee.  The theme focuses on outreach and collaborations around issues of inclusion and diversity.  Presenters are coming from several libraries, including ones from Kentucky and … Continue reading

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Committee News

Professional Development Committee ALAO Professional Development Committee Hosted a Successful ACRL Webcast Viewing and Discussion Julia Chance Gustafson,  The College of Wooster, Professional Development Committee  Co Chair Every year, ALAO’s parent body, ACRL, allows us to host group viewings of … Continue reading

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Stephanie Dawson Everett named as ALAO Diversity Scholar

Eileen Theodore-Shusta, Ohio University; Diversity Committee Chair The Diversity Committee is pleased to announce that Stephanie Dawson Everett was awarded the ALAO Diversity Scholarship for 2014/15 at last month’s annual conference. Ms Dawson Everett is the Manager of Marketing and Communications at … Continue reading

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