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A New Year with the New Members Round Table

By Mary Kamela, University at Buffalo As the new year approaches, many of us have begun to consider what positive changes we can make in 2023. Whether you’re a regular resolution-maker in your daily life or someone who is newly … Continue reading

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Building Your Network

By Laura Birkenhauer Social mixers and elevator speeches may be where your mind goes when you think about networking. And, if you’re attending a professional conference or networking opportunity, it never hurts to brush up on the traditional networking tips: … Continue reading

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS now until December 28th: The NMRT Professional Development Grant Award!

Would you like to attend this year’s ALA conference, but don’t have the means to do so? Apply for the NMRT Professional Development Grant award by December 28th, 2022. The award offers $1,000 to one person to offset costs and … Continue reading

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What Hooked Me on a Career in Libraries: Some Stories Shared

Caroline Akervik, Eau Claire Area School District, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Librarians tend to be an eclectic bunch who enter the field having made forays into others. However, there does tend to be a shared thread in many librarian origin stories. … Continue reading

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NMRT Nominating Committee–Call for Nominations

The NMRT’s Nominating Committee is looking for nominees to run on the 2023 spring ballot for the following offices:  Vice-President/President-Elect Secretary Member Services Director Leadership Development Director For more information on the positions visit Help lead NMRT into an exciting … Continue reading

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NMRT Shirley Olofson Memorial Award

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Shirley Olofson Memorial Award!  Are you a NMRT member looking for financial assistance to attend ALA Annual in Chicago, Illinois this year? Apply for the Shirley Olofson Memorial Award! The Shirley Olofson Memorial Award is presented annually … Continue reading

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NMRT Committee Volunteers

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2022 NMRT President’s Program at ALA Annual

Mark your calendar! Less than 1 week until NMRT President’s Program: Finding Your Way in Library Land. Join us on Saturday, June 25 at 11:00am – 12:00pm in the Washington Convention Center, Rooms 159A-B.

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2022 ALA Annual Conference DC Points of Interest

The 2022 NMRT Local Information Committee created a Google Map for members to find restaurants and points of interest during the ALA Annual Conference in DC. You can click on a blue point/circle to learn information about each point of … Continue reading

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NMRT Committee Volunteers

NMRT is looking for committee volunteers! Committee appointments last for one year, beginning at ALA Annual (June/July) and ending at the next ALA Annual Conference. You must be a dues paying member of NMRT to serve on a committee. If … Continue reading

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