Category Archives: Professional Development Opportunity

Presenting At Conferences

By Lauren Puzier Presenting at conferences is a rewarding and sometimes nerve-wracking opportunity. Listing your conference presentations is often an important part of our resumes and CVs. There are many ways to present at conferences from participating in roundtables, speaking … Continue reading

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Career Planning for Early Career Librarians (psst free webinar!)

Join the NMRT Online Programs Committee for a webinar!  Date: March 3, 2020 Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/91212343575 This moderated panel will discuss Career Planning for Early Career Librarians. Panelists will share how they personally navigated through … Continue reading

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Join Us at the ALA Midwinter NMRT Orientation

Greetings from the NMRT Orientation Committee!  Is this your first conference?  Are you looking to meet more librarians?  Do you have questions about ALA, your professional journey, or the exhibit hall?  This is the place for you!  Join us this … Continue reading

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November’s Discussion: Getting Hired

November’s Discussion was called “Getting Hired,” about applying and interviewing for library jobs. Librarians who’ve successfully been through the hiring process shared some great advice for those who are currently applying or will be soon. Apply This first piece of … Continue reading

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NMRT October Online Discussion: Finding Your Fit

The October discussion focused on a topic of deep importance to any librarian – how do you find where you fit in the profession? Should you be a public, academic, law, medical, or other librarian? Do you have to be … Continue reading

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NMRT’s Olofson Award accepting applications: Apply for travel funds for ALA’s 2020 Annual Conference

Are you looking for funds to help pay for your trip to ALA’s 2020 Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois? Apply by Friday, December 13, 2019 for the NMRT Shirley Olofson Memorial Award and you may receive a $1000 check to … Continue reading

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Making the jump: Translating your skills between library types

In a perfect world, you started your MLIS with dreams of becoming a children’s librarian with the best storytime in town, or perhaps an academic subject librarian who publishes in the top journals. You found a steady job that checked … Continue reading

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NMRT President’s Program at ALA Annual

Sunday, June 23 from 1:00-2:30pm in the Washington Convention Center, 159A-B. The NMRT President’s Program: Building Tomorrow Together will focus on exploring unique mentorship programs. If you’ve ever been curious about formal mentorships or are looking for ways to innovate your library’s … Continue reading

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Reminder: NMRT Volunteer Applications Due July 1!

New Members Round Table (NMRT) is looking for volunteers for committee chairs and members for the 2019-2020 year. Committees are the lifeline of NMRT. The list of these committees reflect the work of some of these committees and their dedicated … Continue reading

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NMRT Committee Volunteer Applications Now Open!

New Members Round Table (NMRT) is looking for volunteers for committee chairs and members for the 2019-2020 year. Committees are the lifeline of NMRT. The list of these committees reflect the work of some of these committees and their dedicated … Continue reading

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