Category Archives: NMRT

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 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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NMRT February Online Discussion: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

By Kim Cull The February discussion focused on a more difficult topic: diversity, equity, and inclusion in our library institutions. When I was thinking about moderating this discussion, I wanted to make it quite clear that I understand how difficult … Continue reading

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2021 NMRT Midwinter Social

Join us on Sunday, January 24 from 6-8 pm CST for the always exciting NMRT Midwinter Social as we move virtual!  What better way to meet and network with your peers than by defeating them in a friendly competition – … Continue reading

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Let’s Catch up! February NMRT Online Discussion: Technology Tools in Libraries

Catching up with online discussion that may have been missed! 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 … Continue reading

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NMRT Open Letter Regarding Black Lives Matter

Yesterday, NMRT released an open letter affirming the ALA Executive Board Statement standing with BCALA. For more information, please see the NMRT Bulletin released yesterday. You may also find this bulletin attached within the NMRT Connect board. If you have … Continue reading

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Using Mindfulness Meditation and Emotional Intelligence to Navigate the Stress of Life

Post contributed by: Carrie P. Mastley On Thursday, May 7, 2020, ALA’s NMRT Online Programs Committee hosted an event featuring guest speaker, Ashley Moye. Moye is a former law librarian who earned her mindfulness meditation certification in 2017 and currently … Continue reading

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NMRT Happy Hour! May 15th!

Friday, May 15th, 6:30 – 7:30 EST, 5:30-6:30 CST, 3:30-4:30 PST. A virtual meet-up event through Zoom! Want to find out more about NMRT?! Meet your fellow NMRT members?! Get out of your routine for an evening! Now it is … Continue reading

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NMRT Call for Volunteers 2020-2021

New Members Round Table 2020-2021 committee volunteer applications are now open! The New Members Round Table (NMRT) is looking for volunteers for committee chairs and members for the 2020-2021 year. Committees are the lifeline of NMRT; we can’t do it … Continue reading

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