ALAO is the Ohio Chapter of ACRL (ALA ACRL).
We strive to advance academic library services in Ohio by identifying, studying and promoting the interests of academic librarianship and the personnel of academic libraries, and to provide opportunities for education and growth for library personnel.
Call for Nominations: 2015 Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award
The ALAO Awards Committee seeks nominations for the 2015 Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award.
This award recognizes an individual who has:
(1) been an Academic Library Association of Ohio member for at least 5 years
(2) promoted academic libraries and librarianship on his or her own campus and within the state
(3) provided sustained leadership in the promotion of Academic Library Association of Ohio, e.g., committee service, interest group chair, position on the Executive Board
Please submit your nomination through the online nomination form.
NOTE:You may nominate more than one person! Your reasons for nominating your candidate(s) for the Jay Ladd Distinguished Service Award will be especially valuable to the Awards Committee.
Please submit your nominations by MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2015.
Questions? Please contact Eboni A. Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Congratulations to Newly Elected Board Members!
Vice President/President Elect – Krista McDonald (Miami University Hamilton)
Treasurer – Don Appleby (University of Akron)
Public Relations/Outreach Coordinator – Amanda Koziura (Case Western Reserve University)
Judy Carey Nevin (Ohio University – Lancaster)
Miriam Matteson (Kent State University)
Elisabeth Shook (Wright State University)
Heartfelt thanks to everyone who was willing to stand for election, and to Past President Betsy Blankenship and the rest of the Nominating Committee. The new board takes office on July 14, at the Leadership Retreat.
SAVE THE DATE! 41st Annual Conference!
November 20th, 2015
Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center
100 Green Meadows Drive South
Lewis Center, Ohio 43035
Past Conference: 40th Annual Conference & Pre-Conference took place November 13-14, 2014
Kalahari Resort and Convention Center
Growing for the Future:
$40 for 40 Campaign
ALAO members and friends are invited to celebrate ALAO's 40th anniversary with a donation to the $40 for 40 campaign, to support new and continuing initiatives. We suggest donations of $40 (any amount is welcome!) and you choose which initiative(s) to support: the Diversity Scholarship, continuing education grants, research grants, presenter grants, and/or Legislative Advocate Travel Awards. Please click here
or click the Donate link at the top of the page for more information and to make your tax-deductible donation.
Welcome to our newest members
(joined since August 1, 2015)
David Reyes, Jr., Wright State University
Erin Vonnahme, Miami University
Mark Gooch, The College of Wooster
Margaret Knapke, University of Dayton
Andrew Kosmowski, University of Dayton
Vanessa Kraps, Ohio State University ATI
Austin Becton, Cedarville University
Allison Jenson, Cedarville University
Rebekkah Reisner, Cedarville University
10 Jul 2015 3:49 PM •
12 May 2015 2:40 PM •
07 May 2015 3:05 PM •
22 Apr 2015 4:56 PM •
19 Nov 2015 11:00 AM • Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, 100 Green Meadows Drive S., Lewis Center, Ohio
20 Nov 2015 8:00 AM • Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center, 100 Green Meadows Drive S., Lewis Center, OH 43035
20 Nov 2015 8:00 AM (EST) • Nationwide Conference Center, 100 Green Meadows Drive South, Lewis Center, OH 43035
Please consult the Calendar. Event pages are linked from here when registration is open for that event.