Category Archives: NMRT

Promoting Librarianship as a Career Path

Maria Lagasca, MLIS Dauphin County Library System, Library Manager Mlagasca@dcls.org The discussion for this month focuses on the importance of promoting librarianship as a career path. The topic was brought about due to fact that the notion of wanting to becoming a librarian … Continue reading

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Deadline Extended to December 8–NMRT’s Nominating Committee: 2022 Spring Ballot

The NMRT’s Nominating Committee still needs nominees to run on the 2022 spring ballot for the following offices:  — Vice-President/President-Elect  — Networking Director — Outreach Director   For more information on the positions visit https://www.ala.org/rt/nmrt/oversightgroups/comm/nm/officerposition Help lead NMRT into an exciting future! … Continue reading

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NMRT President December Update

Hello again, NMRT colleagues, We are entering into one of my favorite seasons of the year, where we are called on to reflect on gratitude and hope. This year, during our second holiday season of the pandemic, I’m grateful for … Continue reading

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October 2021 Online Discussion Forum Recap: Combatting the Librarian Stereotype

by Laura Birkenhauer The Librarian Stereotype If you’re plugged into the LIS field, you’re likely already aware of the librarian stereotypes. A 2015 American Libraries article sums it up well: “There are numerous librarian stereotypes, with the most recognizable being … Continue reading

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NMRT Nominating Committee: 2022 Spring Ballot

The NMRT’s Nominating Committee is calling for nominees to run on the 2022 spring ballot for the following offices:  — Vice-President/President-Elect  — Secretary — Assistant Treasurer (to replace treasurer) — Networking Director — Outreach Director   — NMRT Councilor For more … Continue reading

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Welcome from the 2021-22 NMRT President

Greetings, NMRT colleagues, It is my honor to serve as the NMRT president for 2021-22, and I am grateful to the many volunteers who serve on our board, as committee chairs, and as committee members. I look forward to working … Continue reading

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NMRT Call for Volunteers!

NMRT is still looking for volunteers to serve on committees for 2021-2022! No experience is required. Find out more at the link below: http://www.ala.org/rt/nmrt/nmrt-committee-volunteer-form If you have questions, please contact Dani Cook at danicook@ucsd.edu. Thanks for considering!

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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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