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NMRT Career Mentoring Program Accepting Applications

Are you new to the profession and looking to get the inside scoop on how the American Library Association (ALA), New Members Roundtable (NMRT), or the librarian profession works? Apply to be a mentee! Do you have over 5 years … Continue reading

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Financing Your Professional Development as a Newbie Librarian

by Maddie Hines When first getting into the library profession, a mentor once told me, “Go to everything, because you don’t know anything.” So, for my first three years in the field, I signed up for conferences, lectures, webinars, symposiums, you … Continue reading

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NMRT Accepting Nominations for Open Positions

NMRT offers training, leadership opportunities, and a wide variety of programs on then national, state and local levels to assist, encourage, and educate those new to the association and the profession. Now is the opportunity for you or a librarian … Continue reading

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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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