Photo of Alison Ricker
  • Science Librarian


  • BS, Alma College, 1975
  • MLS, University of Rhode Island, 1977


  • Alison Ricker Writes for American Libraries Magazine

    November 7, 2018

    Alison Ricker, head of the science library, wrote an article, "Excited about Science" for American Libraries magazine.

  • Alison Ricker Presents at American Library Association Conference

    July 3, 2018

    Alison Ricker, head of the science library, was invited to present at the American Library Association annual conference held June 21-26 in New Orleans. Her talk was part of the Association of College and Research Libraries Science and Technology Section program "Librarians are a Force for Science: Science Communication and Science Literacy." She was joined by panel members Lauren Young, web producer and science journalist for public radio's Science Friday, and Craig McClain, executive director of Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium.

  • Michigan Academic Library Association Invites Alison Ricker to Speak

    November 3, 2014

    Science Librarian Alison Ricker was invited to speak at the inaugural meeting of the Michigan Academic Library Association, conveying best practices and lessons learned by the Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO), now celebrating its 40th anniversary. Ricker is a current board member of ALAO and has served in 18 other capacities, including president and other elected positions, during her 30 years of membership in ALAO.