Monthly Archives: March 2016

NMRT Midwinter Social Recap

Better Late than Never! T.J. Szafranski Thanks to the wonderful work of the Social Committee, the best ever NMRT Midwinter Social took place at the Seaport Hotel on Saturday, January 9. The annual event, which is open to anyone at … Continue reading

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“A Dying Profession”: Librarians in the Information Age

By Peter Brunette In February, the NMRT online discussion focused on a question that we’ve all probably faced in-person or online in some manner: with the internet and its various resources, such as Google and Wikipedia, along with e-books, are … Continue reading

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February Live Chat Recap

How effective is your new employee training program? By Annice Sevett Employee turnover is both a challenge and an opportunity. Whether it be to retirement, a promotion, or another reason, losing personnel can hurt an organization if the new employee … Continue reading

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Election Time! Getting to know…

Out candidates for Vice President/President-Elect: Mandi Goodsett Dani Cook Questions 1: Why are you interested in this position? Mandi Goodsett: NMRT has been my home since I joined ALA in 2011, and I’m passionate about serving the group’s members and helping … Continue reading

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Election Time! Getting to know…

Our candidates for Secretary: Nicole Lamoureaux Allie Janvey Holly Boyer Question 1: Why are you interested in this position? Nicole Lamoureaux: I have been an active NMRT member for the last several years as either a committee member or a … Continue reading

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Election Time! Getting to know…

Our candidate for Treasurer: Lesley Looper Question 1: Why are you interested in this position? Lesley Looper: I firmly believe in the mission of the New Members Round Table, and want to help maintain a healthy budget for NMRT to … Continue reading

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Election Time! Getting to know…

Our candidate for Networking Director: TJ Szafranksi Question 1: Why are you interested in this position? TJ Szafranksi: NMRT has helped me meet some awesome people and experience some awesome things. I think it’s a great round table for librarians … Continue reading

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Election Time! Getting to know…

Our candidates for Outreach Director: Katy Holder Ariana Santiago Question 1: Why are you interested in this position? Katy Holder: I want to be the Outreach Director because I want to help people, I want to introduce and welcome students … Continue reading

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Election Time! Getting to know…

Our candidates for Member Services Director: Shannon Holderman Julia Frankosky Lara Harrison Question 1: Why are you interested in this position? Shannon Holderman: I really enjoy my committee work for library organizations, which has been with publishing, website work, and … Continue reading

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NMRT Live Chat – Waiting to Exhale: What To Do While You Job Search

Date/Time: Monday, March 28 at 11 am PT / 1 pm CT / 2 pm ET Location: Virtual via Blackboard Collaborate:  http://go.illinois.edu/gslis_meeting Audio Only Number: 571-392-7703, PIN 746 676 595 353 Job searches can last quite a long time. During … Continue reading

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