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NMRT Professional Development Grant Award

So many awards and scholarships available! Please consider applying! “Short on cash but want to attend this year’s ALA conference? We’ve got you covered! Apply for the NMRT Professional Development Grant award by December 13th. This is your opportunity to … Continue reading

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NMRT October Online Discussion: Finding Your Fit

The October discussion focused on a topic of deep importance to any librarian – how do you find where you fit in the profession? Should you be a public, academic, law, medical, or other librarian? Do you have to be … Continue reading

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Communications Committee Interview Series

The Communications Committee will be introducing an interview series this year to spotlight librarians in different fields within our profession and highlight the inspirational work they are actively doing. The Communications Committee wants to celebrate this valuable work, and we … Continue reading

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NMRT’s Olofson Award accepting applications: Apply for travel funds for ALA’s 2020 Annual Conference

Are you looking for funds to help pay for your trip to ALA’s 2020 Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois? Apply by Friday, December 13, 2019 for the NMRT Shirley Olofson Memorial Award and you may receive a $1000 check to … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Student Chapter of the Year Award

Call for Applications: Student Chapter of the Year Award Presented by the New Members Round Table Deadline: March 2, 2020 Has your chapter had an outstanding year?Has membership in your chapter increased?Did your chapter develop and provide opportunities for members … Continue reading

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NMRT Alternative Voices – Mallary Rawls

The Alternative Voices Feature is meant to give a platform to the voices of librarians from underrepresented communities in the library field. The format of the feature is a journalistic question and answer format. It provides information that the librarian … Continue reading

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Making the jump: Translating your skills between library types

In a perfect world, you started your MLIS with dreams of becoming a children’s librarian with the best storytime in town, or perhaps an academic subject librarian who publishes in the top journals. You found a steady job that checked … Continue reading

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NMRT Mentoring Committee – Call for Mentors!

Want to be a mentor? Support the future of librarianship? Of course, you do! Applications are still being taken! “Do you have over 5 years of library experience and are looking for new ways to engage with other librarians? Use … Continue reading

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NMRT Alternative Voices

The Alternative Voices Feature is meant to give a platform to the voices of librarians from underrepresented communities in the library field. The format of the feature is a journalistic question and answer format. It provides information that the librarian … Continue reading

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Meet the 2019-2020 NMRT President!

My name is Nicole LaMoreaux and I am the 2019-2020 President of the New Members Round Table. I am the Assistant Director of Research and Instructional Services at The New School in New York, NY. I am proud to announce that … Continue reading

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