Evening Social to Follow November 3rd ALAO 2011 Pre-Conference

September 30, 2011

The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) is proud to announce an evening social, to take place after the November 3rd pre-conference. This informal affair will be an excellent time to mingle and network with colleagues from the region, meet your ALAO board members, and, of course, enjoy some delicious hors d’oeuvres. A cash bar will also be available.
The social will take place at the ALAO 2011 Conference headquarters, Hilton Toledo, in the Pine/Willow rooms from 7-9:30pm.

Please RSVP only if you plan to attend. We hope to see you at this exciting event!

The ALAO 2011 Conference Planning Committee

Save $$$ with the ALAO 2011 Early Bird Conference & Pre-Conference Combo Registration Package

September 22, 2011

Act now — this special “early bird” deal is only available until September 26th, 2011. Registering for both conferences before the 26th guarantees $$$ savings, as well as your spot at ALAO 2011!


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, 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 Reportwith 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/events?eventId=280910&EventViewMode=EventDetails

For questions regarding registration contact:
Rita Johnson
Wright State University