Monthly Archives: March 2011

3M/NMRT Professional Grant Winners Announced

Three library professionals —Natalie Traylor Clewell, West Georgia Technical College, Jessica Nadine Hernandez, U.S. FDA Biosciences Library and Julie N. Kane, Sweet Briar College Library in Virginia — have been named to receive the 2011 3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant at … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Mover & Shaker Courtney Young!

Last week, Library Journal announced their list of Movers and Shakers 2011: the People Shaping the Future of Libraries, and we were very pleased that NMRT Past-President Courtney Young was honored as a Change Agent. In addition to her recent … Continue reading

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Shirley Olofson Memorial Award Announced

Eamon Tewell is the 2011 recipient of the New Members Round Table (NMRT) Shirley Olofson Memorial Award. This award, named in honor of the late NMRT President Shirley Olofson, is given annually to help defray the cost of attending the … Continue reading

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Save the Date! NMRT Awards/Merritt Fund Reception

The ALA New Members Round Table (NMRT) and the LeRoy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund are pleased to announce that we will be collaborating to present a joint reception at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans! We’ll be combining the … Continue reading

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Janel White receives SLA conference award

Janel White is the recipient of the Special Library Association’s (SLA) $1,500 SLA Conference Stipend Award. Janel, the 2010-2011 NMRT Secretary, is a broadcast librarian at National Public Radio (NPR). Active in SLA and on the DC SLA Program Planning … Continue reading

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Still time to apply for Marshall Cavendish Award

Marshall Cavendish has again generously donated tickets for NMRT members to attend the Newbery/Caldecott/Wilder Banquet. The dinner, to honor the winners of this year’s Newbery, Caldecott, and Wilder awards, will be held in New Orleans, LA. The evening’s program is … Continue reading

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Highlights from Midwinter – February Footnotes Available

The February 2011 issue (Volume 40, no. 3) of Footnotes is now available! If you weren’t able to make it to the Midwinter events this winter, you will find a number of recaps in this issue, among other featured articles and reviews. … Continue reading

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