Monthly Archives: January 2017

NMRT Member of the Week Spotlight: 5 Questions with Jennifer Wilhelm

Jennifer Wilhelm Bryan + College Station Public Library System, Larry J. Ringer branch, College Station, TX  Reference Librarian A Little Bit about Jennifer’s Job: My focus is on adult services, and I am responsible for development and maintenance of the … Continue reading

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Spotlight On: NMRT Handbook Committee

The New Members Round Table Handbook Committee is the behind the scenes crew for the public face of the handbook. The handbook is the official record of the round table and contains committee charges, officer responsibilities, time tables, etc… The … Continue reading

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Spotlight On: NMRT’s Resume Review Service Committee

By Brandy Horne As stated in its mission, the Resume Review Service (RRS) committee “gives NMRT members an opportunity to have their resumes and/or cover letters reviewed via e-mail by experienced professionals in the field.”  Our volunteer reviewers represent many different library … Continue reading

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Gaining a Managerial Mindset

By Hannah Joy Chapman The monthly online discussion in December focused on the process of becoming a manager. The interest in this question was not only the routes library staff took to become managers but also in the tools and … Continue reading

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Alternative Voices: An Interview with April Hathcock, Scholarly Communications Librarian at New York University

By: Erin Prentiss Alternative Voices: Promotes librarians’ participation, engagement, and involvement in matters affecting the profession. Alternative Voices welcomes all librarians to take part, but we place importance on including librarians whose voices are often not heard because of their … Continue reading

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The NMRT Resume Review Service Committee is Recruiting Volunteer Resume Reviewers & Booth Greeters

The NMRT Resume Review Service Committee is recruiting volunteer resume reviewers and booth greeters as well as taking resume review appointments for the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting! Visit our informational website for more details or keep reading: Are you on … Continue reading

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Apply now for the ALA NMRT Student Chapter of the Year Award!

In the spirit of ALA’s New Member Round Table, the Student Chapter of the Year Award is presented in recognition of a chapter‘s outstanding contributions to the American Library Association, their school, and the profession. The purpose of the award is to increase student involvement in ALA through student chapters, … Continue reading

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