Monthly Archives: November 2014

NMRT Member Spotlight: 6 Questions with Catherine Damiani

Catherine Damiani University of Rhode Island GSLIS Student and Student ALA Chapter President Barrington Public Library (RI) Library Assistant A little about Catherine’s job: As library assistant, I answer reference questions in person and over the phone, act as lead … Continue reading

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NMRT Endnotes Seeks Contributors for Spring 2015 Issue

The NMRT Endnotes Committee seeks contributors for the Spring 2015 issue of its annual e-journal, Endnotes: The Journal of the New Members Round Table.   Endnotes is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal that addresses issues faced by new librarians.  Article submissions … Continue reading

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NMRT Announces Stacey Nordlund as 2015 Emerging Leader

The New Members Round Table (NMRT) is pleased to announce Stacey Nordlund as its representative in the 2015 Emerging Leaders program. Nordlund is currently working as Reference Librarian at the Toronto Public Library in the Canadiana Department, North York Central … Continue reading

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NMRT Member Spotlight: 5 Questions with Dana Skwirut

Dana Skwirut Children’s Librarian Edison Township Public Library, Edison, NJ A little about Dana’s job: I am a children’s librarian in a very busy library, where I help our young patrons find information for school projects as well as their … Continue reading

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Midwinter Roommate Matching Service from NMRT

Looking for a roommate for the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meetings & Exhibits in Chicago? Let us help! This year the New Members Round Table is matching interested attendees with roommates for hotel accommodations. How it works: Sign up by December … Continue reading

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NMRT Annual Program Highlights Career Changes within the Library Profession

The New Members Roundtable (NMRT) Annual Program committee announces the first of three online programs planned for 2014-15. “The Art of Making Transitions in Your Librarian Career,” is set for Tuesday, December 2 at 12:00 pm (EST). We invite you … Continue reading

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NMRT Member Spotlight: 5 Questions with Tammy Ivins

Tammy Ivins Rogers Library, Francis Marion University Head of Reference A little about Tammy’s job: As Head of the Reference department, I coordinate a team of myself and three other reference librarians to provide reference and instruction services to our … Continue reading

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Guest Post: NMRT Treasurer-Elect Easter DiGangi

Parenthood and Career Opportunities NMRT’s Assistant Treasurer Easter DiGangi shares her experiences balancing life as a new parent with her professional duties and aspirations. Discussions on the NMRT list-serv and ALA Think Tank Facebook group show that this topic is … Continue reading

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NMRT Member Spotlight: 5 Questions with Sarah LeMire

Sarah LeMire J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah – Salt Lake City, Utah Assistant Head of Research and Information Services A little about Sarah’s job I’m a reference and instruction librarian at the University of Utah’s Marriott Library, where … 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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