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Meet Your NMRT Board Member, Nicole Spoor

Name:  Nicole Spoor Job Title:  Business Librarian Institution: The University of North Carolina at Charlotte NMRT Board Position/Title: NMRT Vice-President What role does your Board Position serve in NMRT?  The Vice-President’s main job is support the President. Some of the … Continue reading

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Apply for the 2018 MANGO/NMRT Professional Development Grant

ALA’s New Members Round Table (NMRT) welcomes applications for the MANGO/NMRT Professional Development Grant. This annual award of $1,000 will help offset costs for one NMRT member to attend the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA, on June 21-26, 2018. … Continue reading

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ALA NMRT Student Chapter of the Year Award Nominations

Contributed by Sierra Laddusaw Apply now for the ALA NMRT Student Chapter of the Year Award! In the spirit of ALA’s NMRT, 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 … Continue reading

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Looking for funds to help pay for your trip to ALA’s 2018 Annual Conference? Apply for the Shirley Olofson Memorial Award

Are you looking for funds to help pay for your trip to ALA’s 2018 Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA? Apply for the Shirley Olofson Memorial Award by December 14, 2017! The award, which is intended to help defray costs … Continue reading

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Volunteer as an NMRT Liaison!

Are you looking for a way to be more involved in the library profession? Being an ALA-NMRT Liaison is a good opportunity if you are an NMRT member and a member of another library section, roundtable, division, or organization. NMRT … Continue reading

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Online Discussion Forum Topic Schedule 2017-2018

By: Leigh Milligan The Online Discussion Forum will be having monthly discussions on the NMRT listserv this year from Oct-May. We will also be having one live chat on Twitter in January. Here is the discussion topic schedule: Oct-Outreach to … Continue reading

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Call for Articles

By: Tammy Ivins & Leah Plocharczyk, Chairs, NMRT Endnotes Committee   The NMRT Endnotes Committee seeks contributors for the Spring 2018 issue of Endnotes: The Journal of the New Members Round Table. NMRT members, current LIS students, and recent graduates are … Continue reading

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Greetings from your NMRT president, Mandi Goodsett!

Hello from your new NMRT President! I’m so excited to take the reins this year and continue the awesome work of Past President, Kate Kosturski! We have lots of great projects and programs already in the works for the coming … Continue reading

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Seeking Nominations for the NMRT 2018 Elections

NMRT offers training, opportunities, and a wide variety of programs on the national, state and local levels to assist, encourage, and educate those new to the association and the profession. Now is the opportunity for you or a librarian you … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey: How Can You Help?

By Jennifer Wilhelm, Chair of the NMRT Communications Committee This week, Hurricane Harvey devastated an enormous swath of Texas, along with parts of Louisiana. Thousands of residents have been displaced, and damage assessment is just beginning. If you would like … Continue reading

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