Archive for December, 2010


NMRT Midwinter Social @ Midwinter

Posted in Midwinter at 9:47 am by nmrtsecretary

Going to Midwinter?  Then, you should definitely join us on Saturday, January 8th for the NMRT Midwinter Social.  We can promise an evening of sweet treats, fun raffle items, and networking at a favorite librarian venue…a bookstore.

The NMRT Midwinter Social is open to all ALA members and will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at Borders Bookstore in San Diego’s fabulous Gaslamp district.

Desserts will be provided and your browsing experience enhanced by a 10% discount on anything you buy before, during or after the reception if you sign up for the Border’s program!


Resume Reviewers & Greeters needed at Midwinter

Posted in Midwinter at 10:41 am by nmrtsecretary

The NMRT Resume Review Service (RRS) Committee is looking for volunteers to greet participants and review resumes at the Resume Review Service Booth for the ALA 2011 Midwinter Conference located in San Diego, CA!

The Placement Center for Midwinter will be located in the San Diego Convention Center, Lower Level, Hall H. Our service will be there at 9:00am-5:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, 8-9, Jan. 2011.

This is a fun way to meet, talk, and network with people from all over the country!

The schedules of Resume Reviewers and Booth greeters are available on the Committee’s Wiki .


Volunteers usually work one or two hour shifts. You will be asked to greet and sign-up ALA members interested in getting their resumes reviewed.

For more information see the Volunteer Guidelines or feel free to contact for more information.

To volunteer, please fill out the volunteer form and indicate you are volunteering to be a Booth Greeter in the Comments section.

Resume Reviewers

Volunteers usually work one or two hour shifts. You will be meeting with conference attendees who want their resumes reviewed.
For more information see the Resume Reviewers Guidelines or feel free to contact

To volunteer as a resume reviewer, please fill out the volunteer form

Want more details on the RRS & what we do? Please visit us at the NMRT Resume Review Service Web Site.


Making the most of a conference

Posted in Uncategorized at 5:11 pm by nmrtsecretary

Check out this brief article featuring seven pointers you may find useful at your next conference.


Candidates for 2011 NMRT Executive Board

Posted in Uncategorized at 2:24 pm by nmrtsecretary

NMRT’s Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the candidate slate for the 2011 election:

Janel White

Shana Harrington
Rebecca Miller

Member Services Director
Damon Campbell
Coral Sheldon-Hess

Leadership Director
Megan Hodge

Susan Jennings
Jacob Sherman

Candidate biographies will be available online in February and the Online Candidate Forum will take place in February/March.

The forum will allow nominees to discuss their candidacy and answer questions while providing NMRT members with an opportunity to ask questions about the issues that matter most to them.