- Science Librarian
- BS, Alma College, 1975
- MLS, University of Rhode Island, 1977
Alison Ricker Gives Invited TalkJuly 2, 2019
Science Librarian Alison Ricker gave an invited talk at the Special Libraries Association annual conference in the workshop, Making Science Relevant.
Alison Ricker Writes for American Libraries MagazineNovember 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 ConferenceJuly 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 SpeakNovember 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.