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2021 NMRT President’s Program at ALA Annual

The 2021 New Members Round Table President’s Program will be held on Thursday, June 24, 2021, from 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM CT. It is open to all conference attendees. See the flyer below for more details! Looking forward to … Continue reading

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NMRT May Online Discussion: What I Didn’t Learn in Library School

By: Laura Birkenhauer What I Didn’t Learn in Library School ALA-accredited master’s programs preparing students for employment in the field of library and information science (LIS) offer degrees with a variety of names: Master of Library Science (MLS), Master of … Continue reading

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Perspectives – Nicollette Davis

Perspectives, an interview series that will highlight the work of librarians in different fields and professional specializations. Our series will focus on the experiences of our participants, what they do, what they have learned, and offer advice to those interested … Continue reading

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Academic Libraries: Finding a Job During the Pandemic Thursday, June 17, 2-3PM Central Time

https://ala-events.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5wZ90lZ1SYWUVS0Ny2YoJQ Join New Members Round Table in a candid webinar about job searching during the pandemic. There will be a panel discussion among recent hirees and hiring professionals about tips to improve your job search with a Q&A at the … Continue reading

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NMRT Call for Volunteers!

NMRT is looking for committee volunteers to begin serving from July 2021 to June 2022. NMRT committees can be found here, as well as a brief description of what each committee is responsible for http://www.ala.org/rt/nmrt/oversightgroups/comm. No experience is required and … Continue reading

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NMRT Annual Social – Sunday, June 27th at 5:00 Central

NMRT Annual Social  Sunday, June 27th at 5:00pm central Join the NMRT for virtual happy hour socializing and games!  We’ll have trivia, Jackbox games, discussion rooms and even door prizes. Meet and network with your NMRT and ALA peers. All … Continue reading

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NMRT April Online Discussion: Getting Involved in Library Service

By: Joy Dubose Service and volunteering are a great way to become involved in any profession, and library science is no different. Whether you are interested in volunteering at a state, regional or national level, it can be a good … Continue reading

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Perspectives – Ray Pun

Perspectives, an interview series that will highlight the work of librarians in different fields and professional specializations. Our series will focus on the experiences of our participants, what they do, what they have learned, and offer advice to those interested … Continue reading

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NMRT Membership Sponsorship

The New Members Round Table (NMRT) is excited to sponsor a limited number of ALA memberships and NMRT memberships for those who qualify for free registration for the upcoming ALA Annual Conference. Anyone who has recently been furloughed, laid off, … Continue reading

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NMRT Student Chapter of the Year Award 2020/2021!

The results are in! On behalf of NMRT, the SCTOYA -Student Chapter of the Year Award- Committee would like to congratulate the University of Hawaii at Manoa as our 2020/2021 winner! Congrats are also in order to Kent State University’s … Continue reading

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