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President’s Report

2020 Conference Update I’m excited to give an update on the conference planning process for the 2020 ALAO Conference! The Conference Planning Committee has been hard at work putting together a conference that allows for networking, lots of learning opportunities, … Continue reading

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President’s Report

Like many of you at your respective institutions, ALAO has had to adapt to the challenges presented by COVID-19. Interest group workshops and our annual conference have moved to online formats. Please check event web sites and email communications for … Continue reading

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President’s Report

A Special Message Regarding COVID-19 Colleagues, Like you, the ALAO Board has been diligently monitoring and adapting our plans and workflows in response to the developing COVID-19 pandemic. As we look toward spring workshops and Executive Board meetings, organizers are … Continue reading

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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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2019 Annual Conference I am excited to share planning updates for our 2019 Annual Conference, Libraries Speak Up! Advocate. Collaborate. Educate. The conference will take place on October 18, 2019 at Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio with a … Continue reading

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April Board Meeting Report Strategic Plan Update Thanks to the ALAO members who provided feedback as part of the strategic planning process. This feedback has been integrated with other data gathered, and the 2019-2024 plan is currently being drafted and … Continue reading

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Report from February 26 Board Meeting Website Redesign Project The board approved to enter into a contract with Merge Creative for assistance with redesigning the ALAO web presence.  Merge Creative works extensively with customers that use Wild Apricot, which ALAO … Continue reading

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Conference Recap I want to thank those who attended the annual conference and the preconference. I hope you had many great conversations during the day, and brought home new and exciting ideas.  Most presentations and poster files are now available … Continue reading

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Early-bird registration is ending on September 14.  Early bird rates are $130 for ALAO/MiALA members and $160 (non members) After September 14, rates will increase to $165 for ALAO/MiALA Members and $195 for nonmembers. Spaces are still available for the … Continue reading

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On April 27, the ALAO board met at OhioNET. At this meeting, board members discussed the following items: Meeting ALA Chapter Councilor Meg Delaney (Lucas County Public Library). Interest in a statewide ecosystem movement to share objectives across all libraries. … Continue reading

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