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Conference Mentoring Application is open!

Hello NMRT Members, Applications for conference mentors and mentees for ALA San Francisco are now open! http://www.ala.org/nmrt/oversightgroups/comm/mentor/mentoringcommittee As a ground rule you must be attending the conference for at least 3 days and it is recommended you plan to attend … Continue reading

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Student Chapter of the Year Award 2015

The New Members Round Table (NMRT) and the American Library Association (ALA) Awards Committee wish to congratulate the University of South Carolina as the winner of the 2015 ALA Student Chapter of the Year Award and Indiana University as this … Continue reading

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Guest Post: NMRT Leadership Director Kate Kosturski

Initially a Debit, but Forever a Credit Kate Kosturski, NMRT’s Leadership Director, shares why she’s willing to spend what can seem to be a staggering amount to go to conferences and build her professional development. It turns out there are … Continue reading

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Conference Program Spotlight: NMRT 101

New Members Round Table leaders and experienced members welcome current and prospective NMRT members to the NMRT 101 session. The session will be held Saturday morning from 8:30-10 am at the Las Vegas Hotel in Ballroom E. A panel of … Continue reading

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Conference Program Spotlight: Orientation

Whether you are new to ALA, the Annual Conference or neither all are invited to the Conference Orientation hosted by NMRT. The session will be held Friday afternoon from 1-2:30 at Caesars Palace in the Florentine Room (II-IV). A panel … Continue reading

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NMRT in Las Vegas

Once again, NMRT is sponsoring all types of programs and socials at Annual Conference. Take a look at what we are offering and if you see one of the board members around be sure to stop and say hi! Coming … Continue reading

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NMRT Professional Development Grant Award Winner

The 2014 NMRT Professional Development Grant Award Committee is pleased to announce that Samantha Helmick has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the NMRT Professional Development Grant Award. This award provides funding to cover airfare, lodging, and conference registration … Continue reading

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Apply for the 2014 NMRT Development Attendance Award

Deadline: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 NMRT members are invited to submit an essay to win a ticket to attend a ticketed event of their choice at the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas. The essay contest is open to all NMRT members who … Continue reading

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Apply for the 2014 NMRT Professional Development Grant

Deadline: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 by 5 pm (Eastern time). We are excited to announce that members of ALA’s New Members Round Table (NMRT) can apply to receive a grant, sponsored by NMRT, which will cover expenses to attend the … Continue reading

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Annual conference housing

NMRT has a housing block at LVH – Las Vegas Hotel – HQ Hotel Remember you must be registered for the conference in order to book a hotel room. For more information visit: http://ala14.ala.org/hotels If you need assistance with anything housing-related … Continue reading

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