Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Preconference @ ALAO Annual 2011

Academic Library Association of Ohio
37th Annual Conference
Constant Change, Constant Opportunity
Toledo, Ohio @ Hilton Toledo
Pre-Conference — November 3rd, 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 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)
Lunch and time for networking with colleagues is included. Register today!

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