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NMRT Annual Conference Professional Development Attendance Award – Applications Open

NMRT members are invited to submit an essay to win a ticket to attend a ticketed event of their choosing at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. The award is intended to facilitate professional development and networking opportunities … Continue reading

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2019 Shirley Olofson Memorial Award Winner Announced

2019 Shirley Olofson Memorial Award Winner Announced The New Members Round Table’s (NMRT) Shirley Olofson Memorial Award Committee is pleased to announce that Megan Donnelly is the recipient of the 2019 Olofson Award. Megan Donnelly is an Adjunct Research Librarian/Instructor … Continue reading

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NMRT Committee Volunteer Applications Now Open!

New Members Round Table (NMRT) is looking for volunteers for committee chairs and members for the 2019-2020 year. Committees are the lifeline of NMRT. The list of these committees reflect the work of some of these committees and their dedicated … Continue reading

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February 2019 NMRT Live Chat – Online Discussion

NMRT February Online Discussion: Presenting at Conferences The February discussion focused on a topic that can strike either fear or excitement into any librarian: presenting at a conference. Public speaking is frequently said to be one of the biggest fears … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaching! Submit your article to Endnotes: The Journal of the New Members Round Table

The NMRT Endnotes Committee seeks contributors for the Spring 2019 issue of Endnotes: The Journal of the New Members Round Table. Endnotes is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal that publishes articles of interest to early career librarians (including LIS students, recent … Continue reading

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NMRT 2019-2020 Candidates: NMRT Councilor

NMRT Councilor For more information on this position, please visit: Duties of ALA Councilors Candidate Christina Rodriques Question 1: Why are you interested in this position? I would like to serve as a NMRT Councilor because I believe the newest generation … Continue reading

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Alternative Voices: Jamia Williams

The Alternative Voices Feature is brought to you by the NMRT’s Membership, Diversity, Promotion, and Recruitment committee. It is meant to give a platform to the voices of librarians from underrepresented communities in the library field. The format of the … Continue reading

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Webinar: Special Library Job Opportunities

February 20, 2019 11:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this webinar: https://ala-events.zoom.us/webinar/register/a40089e5bad9b124dc2040ba88984b7b Join us to learn why special libraries are so special! Thinking of working in a special library? Need more details on what it … Continue reading

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January 2019 NMRT Live Chat – Online Discussion

The discussion this January centered around applying and interviewing for library positions. No matter where a library employee is in their career cycle, applications and interviewing are a common theme. Whether it is a new graduate applying for their first … Continue reading

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Get to know ALA:

Jayne Blodgett James A. Michener Library Assistant Dean (University of Northern Colorado) Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) CLS Communication and Membership Committee Chair Describe how long you have been on the committee and what initially interested you in joining. … Continue reading

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