Category Archives: NMRT

NMRT Shirley Olofson Memorial Award

Only 1 week left – be sure to submit your application for the Shirley Olofson Memorial Award! Are you a NMRT Member looking for financial assistance to attend ALA in Washington DC this year? Apply for the Shirley Olofson Memorial … Continue reading

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Climate Change Library Lab: Climate Preparedness in Your Library

Please join the NMRT Online Program committee for our 2nd session on March 23rd, from 2-3pm CST! Title and registration link: Climate Change Library Lab: Climate Preparedness in Your Library Program description: Climate change and associated natural disasters are a growing issue … Continue reading

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February 2022 Online Discussion Forum Recap: Ideas and Inspiration

By Laura Birkenhauer This month’s online discussion forum topic invited NMRT members to share plans and projects for 2022, in terms of either personal or professional goals: “Reflecting on your aspirations for 2022, what excites you about the library-related goals … Continue reading

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NMRT Member of the Month Spotlight: Morgan Brickey-Jones

Email: morgan.brickeyjones@uta.edu Institution/Location of Institution: University of Texas at Arlington Job Title: K-12 Librarian Brief Job Description: Reach out to and engage with groups from elementary, middle and high schools in the area to share University resources and inspire K-12 students to view … Continue reading

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NMRT SASCO Newsletter February 2022

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January 2022 NMRT Online Discussion Summary

by Doreen Dixon We are all aware that networking is vital to our professional growth. It facilitates the development and improvement of our skills, allows us to connect with others who can provide us with more professional opportunities, increases professional … Continue reading

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NMRT Member of the Month Spotlight: Jennie Garner

Email: jgarner@northlibertyiowa.org Institution/Location of Institution: North Liberty Library, North Liberty, IA (public) Job Title: Library Director Brief Job Description: Oversee operations and a $1.3 million budget for the library in our small, rapidly growing community (20,000) and a staff of 17. Library is … Continue reading

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NMRT Student Chapter of the Year Award (SCOTYA) Committee

We are happy to announce that nominations are being accepted for the 2022 ALA Student Chapter of the Year Award, presented by the New Members Round Table.   The deadline to apply is March 4, 2022.   Has your chapter had an … Continue reading

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Building Your Library Community to Deal With Imposter Syndrome

By Jamie Kurumaji I have enjoyed the recent topic on imposter syndrome on the NMRT Connect online discussion feed. When it comes to imposter syndrome, it can easily feel that you are alone with those feelings so reading over those … Continue reading

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NMRT Member of the Month Spotlight: Taylor Worsham

Email: taylor@gunnisoncountylibraries.org Institution/Location of Institution: Gunnison County Library District (Colorado) Job Title: Marketing & Adult Programming Coordinator Brief Job Description: In true small library style, I have a range of responsibilities. From working the circulation desk to hosting community events to advertising our … Continue reading

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