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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.  



Updated March 25, 2015

SAVE THE DATE! 41st Annual Conference!

November 20th, 2015

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center
100 Green Meadows Drive South
Lewis Center, Ohio 43035

Be an advocate!  Apply for ALA legislative day travel stipend and represent ALAO in Washington.

Travel stipend of $600.  Apply by April 3.
See news posting for March 17.

40th Annual Conference & Pre-Conference: 
November 13-14, 2014 

Kalahari Resort and Convention Center
Sandusky, Ohio
More Info
Official Twitter hashtag: #ALAO2014

Nominate a colleague for the

 More: Oct. 8 blog post.  

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 January 14 1, 2015) 
  • Michelle Sarff, Ohio Dominican University
  • Melissa Hill, Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Ben Richards, Cleveland State University
  • Jessica Rogers, Cuyahoga Community College
  • Sarah Whalen, Cincinnati State University
  • Charles Brady, University of Akron
  • Mary Creed, Prior Health Sciences Library
  • Desiree Fuerst, Ohio State University- Newark
  • Brittany Hayes, University of Akron

Upcoming Events

16 Apr 2015 10:00 AM • State Library of Ohio, East 1st Avenue, Columbus, OH
20 Apr 2015 9:30 AM • Thompson Library, The Ohio State University
27 Apr 2015 10:00 AM • Franklin University [specifics forthcoming]
15 May 2015 9:00 AM • Miami University's Voice of America (VOA) Learning Center, 7847 VOA Park Drive, West Chester, Ohio 45069
20 Nov 2015 8:00 AM (EST) • Northpointe Conference Center, 9243. Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH 43035

Please consult the Calendar.  Event pages are linked from here when registration is open for that event.

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