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A view from the Executive Office
OlA Attendance Breaks Record
The OlA/OlTA Annual Conference held in C1eveand's
Stouffer's Inn On The Square October 12-14,
ad the largest attendance ever recorded for an
lA conference. The final count of 1309 conferees
as announced by Charlotte leonard, President,
uring the conference banquet.
Miss leonard, assisted by Mrs. Hannah Mc
au1ey, Vice President and President Elect and
. A. levy, Exhibitor
epresentative and pres·
ident of EAl Eriterprises
articipated in a ribon-
cutting ceremony at
:00 A.M. Thursday to
fficia11y open the ex-dts.
into the exhibit hall
nd foyer and the proessiona1
to the -excitement of
etting a first hand
limpse at what libraries
are doing to better
erve the user.
Mrs. McCau1ey,Mr. levy & Ms. leonard
Mrs.Riegel & Ms. Davenport
Miss leonard, Ms.Tracy & Mrs.McCauley
Conference pre-registration was for the
irst time handled through the OlA/OlTA Exec.
ive Office. Mrs. Constance Riegel, execuive
office bookkeeper, very aptly managed
11 pre-registrations and worked with Ms.
ean Davenport, local Registratio~ Chairperon
and her staff throughout the conference
or a very smooth operation. Miss Jeanine
racy, executive office secretary, manned
the OlA Headquarters booth during the conference.
Joe Bana, Director, Euclid Public
library, was local Conference Chairperson.
Miss leonard closed her year as president
with a gavel exchange at the Third
Genpra1 Session on Saturday Morning. Mrs.
McCauley, OlA president for the new year, is
director of the lancaster Branch library of
Ohio University. She is a graduate of George
Peabody Graduate School of library Science
in Nashville, TN.
A complete summary of the 83rd Annual
Conference will appear in the OlA BUllETIN
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OlA members attending the annual business
meeting Friday October 13 (continued next page)