Category Archives: Professional Development Opportunity

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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Apply for the NMRT Professional Development Attendance Award today!

NMRT members are invited to submit an essay to win a ticket to attend a ticketed event of their choosing at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA. The award is intended to facilitate professional development and networking … Continue reading

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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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POSTPONED — Save the date: “Networking Matters” Webinar – April 6 @ 11am EST

4/2/2018 – The Networking Matters webinar scheduled for Friday, April 6th at 11 am EST/ 10 am CST has been postponed. A future date and time will be shared in the near feature. Our thanks for your interest! Join the NMRT Online Programs Committee on April 6, 2018 at 11am … Continue reading

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2018 Shirley Olofson Memorial Award Winner Announced

The NMRT Shirley Olofson Award Committee is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2018 NMRT Shirley Olofson Memorial Award is Sarah Chestnut. Sarah is currently employed as a retroactive cataloging assistant for Alkek Library at Texas State University … Continue reading

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NMRT Annual Conference Professional Development Attendance Award

In the spirit of ALA’s New Members Round Table (NMRT), this award fosters active involvement in ALA through various special events at the Annual Conference. The Annual Conference Professional Development Attendance Award (formerly the Marshall Cavendish Award) is presented to … Continue reading

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