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Day 1

Ask Me Anything: Working with Art and Cartoons

  • Caitlin McGurk Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum at The Ohio State University

  • Laura Ponikvar Jessica R. Gund Memorial Library at The Cleveland Institute of Art

Schedule Sponsors
  • Springer Nature
  • State Library of Ohio
  • Wednesday, October 27

    Day 2

    Virtual Help Desk

    Business Meeting

    Preconference: Loving thy Neighbor: Creating Coalitions and Deconstructing Vocational Awe

    • Fobazi Ettarh iSchool at the University of Illinois’ Urbana-Champaign

    ALAO New Member Orientation Session

    Schedule Sponsors
  • Springer Nature
  • State Library of Ohio
  • Thursday, October 28

    Day 3

    Virtual Help Desk

    Opening Keynote: What is at work in our library work?

    • Sofia Leung Do Better, Be Better, LLC

    Connecting Instructors with Resources: The Trials and Triumphs of Creating an Instructor Resources Site

    • Allison DeVito The Ohio State University

    • Amanda Larson The Ohio State University

    • Hanna Primeau The Ohio State University

    • Jane Hammons The Ohio State University

    What Else Could Happen?: Disaster Planning and Recovery in the Age of COVID

    • Victor Fleischer The University of Akron

    Tackling Racism One Book at A Time: The First & Second Chapter

    • Sterling Joseph Coleman, Jr. Clark State College

    Creating an Individualized Patron Dashboard using Existing Data Sources

    • Ken Irwin Miami University


    ALAO Awards Presentation at 12:30pm

    Cataloging as civic engagement: Providing inclusive local subject alternatives to offensive headings

    • Masha Stepanova Miami University

    Thriving Through Human Centered Approaches to Change

    • Annie Bélanger Grand Valley State University Libraries

    • Meghan Musolff University of Michigan Library

    Lightning Talks #1

    • Clayton Hayes Wayne State University Libraries

    • Joshua Neds-Fox Wayne State University Libraries

    • Josie Evans-Phillips University of Cincinnati

    • Judith Wiener The Ohio State University Health Sciences Library

    • Madeleine Gaiser University of Cincinnati

    • Meris Longmeier The Ohio State University

    I Like the Way You Did That! Collaborative Chat Review for Continuous Assessment & Improvement

    • Jennifer Nyiri Bowling Green State University

    • Linda Rich Bowling Green State University

    • Vera Lux Bowling Green State University

    Data-Driven Research to Connect the Academic Library to Institutional Priorities and Enhance User Experience

    • Kyle Moll BHDP Architecture

    • Tom Sens BHDP Architecture

    Decentralizing Anti-Racism Content in LibGuides: A Disciplinary-Integrative Approach

    • Katie Foran-Mulcahy University of Cincinnati

    • Madeleine Gaiser University of Cincinnati

    ALAO Trivia Happy Hour

    Schedule Sponsors
  • Springer Nature
  • State Library of Ohio
  • Friday, October 29

    Day 4

    Virtual Help Desk

    Building a Bridge between Art and Experiential Learning in an Academic Library

    • Gerald Natal The University of Toledo

    More Than Just a Diary: Reflective Practice for Academic Librarians

    • Eric Bradley Goshen / PALNI

    • Ruth Szpunar PALNI

    Academic Library Jobs: Trends From the Evolving Landscape

    • Jenny Donley Ohio Northern University

    • Kathleen Baril Ohio Northern University

    Do students really hate e-books?: Analyzing e-book use among college students

    • Jessie Long Miami University Regionals

    • John Burke Miami University Regionals

    • Krista McDonald Miami University Regionals

    • Mark Shores Miami University Regionals

    One size doesn’t fit all: tailoring DEIA for academic libraries of different sizes

    • Cara Calabrese Miami University

    • Ione T. Damasco University of Dayton

    • Kathleen Baril Ohio Northern University

    • Kim Hoffman Miami University

    Rethinking the Research Consultation: A Model for Bridging Student Needs with Faculty Expectations Through Effective, Efficient, and Exceptional Service

    • Kari Siders Cedarville University

    • Kirsten Setzkorn Cedarville University

    • Nathanael Davis Cedarville University


    Interest Group Lunch Meetups: Special Collections & Archives (SCAIG), Scholarly Communications (SCIG), STEM (STEMIG), Sustainability (SUSIG)

    Lightning Talks #2

    • Bart Lenart University of Calgary

    • Cori Wilhelm SUNY Canton

    • Giovanna Colosi Syracuse University

    • Hanna Schmillen Ohio University Libraries

    • Jaclyn Spraetz Miami University

    • James Murphy University of Calgary

    • Marc Stoeckle University of Calgary

    • Nate Floyd Miami University

    Even Flow : Using Microsoft Flows to streamline library acquisitions work

    • Carissa Thatcher University of Cincinnati

    Building bridges connecting students to primary sources from a distance: Converting in-person activities to an online format.

    • Miriam Intrator Ohio University

    • Paul C. Campbell Ohio University

    Maker Literacy and the ACRL Framework

    • Sarah Nagle Miami University

    Closing Keynote: Re-Envisioning LIS: Activating Social Justice

    • Nicole Cooke School of Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina

    Schedule Sponsors
  • Springer Nature
  • State Library of Ohio