Category Archives: Professional Development Opportunity

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 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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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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Applications now open for NMRT 2018 ALA Conference Mentoring Program

The New Members Round Table Mentoring Committee is seeking applicants for its 2018 ALA Conference Mentoring Program, occurring during the American Library Association Annual Conference, June 21st – 26th, in New Orleans, LA. The NMRT Mentoring committee will pair first … Continue reading

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Call for Volunteers – NMRT Website Redesign Task Force

Do you have web design, coding, user experience, or graphic design skills? Consider sharing your expertise by working on a temporary task force to update NMRT’s website! We are looking for a group of 4-6 NMRT members to gain some … Continue reading

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NMRT Resume Review Service Accepting Advance Appointments @ ALA Annual

Make your resume review appointment at https://bit.ly/2FCjzXR

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Seeking volunteers for the NMRT Resume Review Service @ ALA Annual

The NMRT Resume Review Service Committee is recruiting volunteer resume reviewers and booth greeters as well as taking resume review appointments for the 2018 ALA Annual Conference!  This is a free in-person service that will be located in the ALA … Continue reading

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NMRT 101 Webinar

Curious what the ALA New Members Roundtable is? Thinking you might want to get involved? Whether you’re a current NMRT member looking to take full advantage of your membership or a potential NMRT member hoping to learn more, consider joining … Continue reading

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