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NMRT Networking Matters Webinar: 8/30

An important element in achieving career success is being well connected. This means building a strong network of peers and colleagues, within and outside libraries, who can support you and ultimately your library once you are employed. Join Kim Bolan … Continue reading

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May NMRT Online Discussion Board Article: Ways to Develop Your Leadership Skills

By Jessica Kiebler Hello readers, my name is Jessica Kiebler and I am writing as a member of the NMRT Online Discussion Forum Committee to provide you with an update from our May discussion, hosted on the NMRT-L listserv. May’s … Continue reading

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NMRT Student Chapter Toolkit

The ALA New Members Roundtable is pleased to present the NMRT Student Chapter Toolkit, which was created to help students develop and improve important career skills. The virtual toolkit can be used by students and ALA Student Chapters to aid … Continue reading

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NMRT ALA Conference Orientation

When: Friday, June 22, 2018 from 1-2:30 pm Where: Morial Convention Center, Rm 279-280 What: New to ALA or the Annual Conference? Join us for an introduction to the Conference, ALA’s structure, and The Big Easy (New Orleans). Learn how to navigate … Continue reading

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Join us at NMRT’s Annual Social!

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Call for Volunteers – NMRT ALA 101 Task Force

NMRT is collaborating with ALA’s Membership Development Office to put together a resource called ALA 101, and we need NMRT members to help us! We’re putting together a task force of 4-8 members to outline the content for bite-sized resources … Continue reading

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Reminder: New Members Round Table Volunteer Application Now Open

Do you need professional development experience to further your career? Would committee experience help you get on other committees that you really want to be part of? Consider volunteering with New Members Round Table (NMRT). One of the ways that … Continue reading

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Applications now open for NMRT 2018 ALA Conference Mentoring Program

The New Members Round Table Mentoring Committee is seeking applicants for its 2018 ALA Conference Mentoring Program, occurring during the American Library Association Annual Conference, June 21st – 26th, in New Orleans, LA. The NMRT Mentoring committee will pair first … Continue reading

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April 2018 NMRT Discussion: Designing Welcoming Spaces on a Budget

By: Elayna Turner April’s discussion topic was Designing Welcoming Spaces on a Budget. This topic focused on ways that libraries running on tight budgets could make their spaces more accessible and welcoming to their patrons. Many libraries simply do not … Continue reading

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Ann Smith Rushing and Beth Caruso Win the NMRT Annual Conference Professional Development Attendance Award!

The NMRT Annual Conference Professional Development Attendance Award Committee congratulates Ann Smith Rushing, University of Southern Mississippi, and Beth Caruso, University of North Carolina, Atkins Library, on their winning essays. Rushing will receive a ticket to the Newberry Caldecott Wilder … Continue reading

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