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President’s Report

As I type this, I gaze out my office window and see the dormant grass peeking out through the melting blanket of snow, and am reminded of the promise of spring, and all the activity that comes with the warmer … Continue reading

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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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President’s Report

With the academic year winding to a close, the ALAO Board should be proud of what we have been able to accomplish this year, even during a pandemic. Here are some highlights and updates since the last newsletter.  DEI Survey. … Continue reading

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President’s Report

ALAO February 2021 Board Meeting  The ALAO Board continues to work on projects in the following three areas: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI); support for Interest Groups; and COVID-19 support and relief.  Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Stay tuned for … Continue reading

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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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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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