ALAO Annual Conference: Pre-Conference

August 26, 2011

Academic Library Association of Ohio, 37th Annual Conference (2011)
Constant Change, Constant Opportunity
Toledo, Ohio @ Hilton Toledo

Pre-Conference — November 3rd, 2011
http://www.alaoweb.org/conferences/conf2011/preconf.html

The Academic Library Association of Ohio is excited to offer a pre-conference this year, with a lineup that promises to be professionally valuable and engaging. The pre-conference kicks off with an opening keynote delivered by Lauren Pressley http://laurenpressley.com/library entitled, “Change and Opportunities for Today’s Academic Libraries.” Ms. Pressley is an Instructional Design Librarian at Wake Forest University, and is the author of So You Want to Be a Librarian and Wikis for Libraries.

Additionally, the pre-conference agenda includes a panel discussion on ACRL’s The Value of Academic Libraries: A Comprehensive Research Review and Report http://www.acrl.ala.org/value/ with a panel of the following Ohio academic library leaders:

  • John Burke, Director, Gardner-Harvey Library, Miami University Middletown (panel moderator)
  • Sara Bushong, Dean of Libraries, Bowling Green State University (panelist)
  • Susan Scott, Director of the Library, Ohio State University – Newark Campus (panelist)
  • Kathleen Webb, Dean of University Libraries, University of Dayton (panelist)
  • Al Zavar, Director, West Campus Library, Cuyahoga Community College (panelist)

Also included in the pre-conference — lunch and time for networking with colleagues. Register today!
Registration link: http://www.alaoweb.org/conferences/conf2011/preconf.html

For questions regarding registration contact:
Rita Johnson
Wright State University
rita.johnson@wright.edu
937.775.2689


ALAO 2011 Conference Registration now available

August 19, 2011

Academic Library Association of Ohio, 37th Annual Conference (2011) Constant Change, Constant Opportunity
Toledo, Ohio @ Hilton Toledo November 3rd-4th 2011
http://www.alaoweb.org/conferences/conf2011

The ALAO 2011 Conference (Friday, November 4th) will kick-off with an opening keynote from Steven J. Bell Steven J. Bell, Associate University Librarian at Temple University and ACRL Vice-President/President-Elect. Entitled, “Change + Design = Innovation: Taking a Design Approach to Achieve Innovation From Change,” his presentation will explore how academic librarians can apply a design approach, a process that designers use to identify problems and develop thoughtful solutions, in their libraries to stimulate ideation, innovation and implementation in times of constant change.

Additionally, the exciting ALAO 2011 Conference lineup includes:
-Presentations, posters, and spotlight sessions, all centered on change in today’s academic libraries
-Vendor spotlights
-Lunch with colleagues
-Plenty of time for networking
-Much, much more!

A pre-conference (Thursday, November 3rd) is also available this year. The pre-conference includes an opening keynote delivered by Lauren Pressley, Instructional Design Librarian at Wake Forest University, entitled, “Change and Opportunities for Today’s Academic Libraries.” Additionally, the pre-conference agenda includes a panel discussion on ACRL’s The Value of Academic Libraries: A Comprehensive Research Review and Report with a panel of Ohio academic library leaders. Also included in the pre-conference — lunch and time for networking with colleagues.

Register
http://www.alaoweb.org/events?eventId=280910&EventViewMode=EventDetails for the conference only, pre-conference only, or both conferences today. Special discount rates available for students, retirees and early registrants.

For questions regarding registration contact:
Rita Johnson
Wright State University
rita.johnson@wright.edu
937.775.2689


2011 Annual Conference and Pre-conference

August 17, 2011

ALAO Conference and Pre-Conference 2011 — Registration will be coming soon!
Enjoy a video about the conference:
http://animoto.com/play/CNz02Shckw6c1xRqC1zQGQ