Archive for December, 2011


NMRT Resume Review Service Seeking Volunteers at ALA Midwinter

Posted in Conference, Midwinter at 9:05 am by nmrtsecretary

The location of the Placement Center for Midwinter 2012 is yet to be determined, but our services will be available from 9 am – 5 pm Saturday and Sunday, January 21-22, 2012.

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 either the Resume Reviewer form at or the Booth Greeter volunteer format We hope to have at least two greeters and four resume reviewers per shift.

The schedules of Resume Reviewers and Booth Greeters are available on the Committee’s Wiki:

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

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


Hope to see you there!

Jodie Borgerding
NMRT Resume Review Service Committee


Call for Articles & Reviews for February 2012 Issue of Footnotes

Posted in Publications at 9:38 am by nmrtsecretary

Like what you saw in the latest issue of NMRT Footnotes, the official newsletter of the New Members Round Table?  Submit something of your own for the next issue!

The NMRT Footnotes Committee is seeking articles and reviews for the February 2012 issue.  Please email Rekesha Spellman (rjspellman @ if you are interested in writing an article, book review, or Web site review.  Articles and reviews will be due by January 16, 2012.
Are you attending the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Dallas, TX?  Please think about writing an article about your experiences for the February 2012 issue of Footnotes.  If you are are interested in writing an article, please contact Rekesha (rjspellman @  Midwinter articles will be due by February 1, 2012.Thanks,
Rekesha Spellman,
Footnotes Committee Chair, 2011-2012


Latest Issue of Footnotes Now Available!

Posted in Uncategorized at 8:45 am by nmrtsecretary

The November 2011 issue of NMRT Footnotes is now available:

In this issue, you will find:

Be sure to check it out today!  Footnotes is the official newsletter of the New Members Round Table ( NMRT) of the American Library Association. Footnotes is published four times per year in August, November, February and May. All issues are delivered electronically. It is free toNMRT members and is not available through regular subscription services.

The purpose of Footnotes is to disseminate information and news to NMRT members; to alert members to developments of interest in ALA and in the library world; and to inform members of NMRT Board actions, state and regional events, and NMRTconference programs and committee activities.  Read more about Footnotes, and the committee behind it, here!