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Alternative Voices: Maegen Rose

The Alternative Voices Feature is brought to you by the NMRT’s Membership, Diversity, Promotion, and Recruitment committee. It is meant to give a platform to the voices of librarians from underrepresented communities in the library field. The format of the … Continue reading

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Online Programs Committee – Webinar April 4th

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Prison: An Introduction to Correctional Librarianship April 4th, 2019 2PM CST/3PM EST/12PM PST The final program for the 2018/2019 year is on April 4th. Joins us as we discuss correctional librarianship!   Register in advance for … Continue reading

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NMRT Annual Conference Professional Development Attendance Award – Applications Open

NMRT members are invited to submit an essay to win a ticket to attend a ticketed event of their choosing at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. The award is intended to facilitate professional development and networking opportunities … Continue reading

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2019 Shirley Olofson Memorial Award Winner Announced

2019 Shirley Olofson Memorial Award Winner Announced The New Members Round Table’s (NMRT) Shirley Olofson Memorial Award Committee is pleased to announce that Megan Donnelly is the recipient of the 2019 Olofson Award. Megan Donnelly is an Adjunct Research Librarian/Instructor … 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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February 2019 NMRT Live Chat – Online Discussion

NMRT February Online Discussion: Presenting at Conferences The February discussion focused on a topic that can strike either fear or excitement into any librarian: presenting at a conference. Public speaking is frequently said to be one of the biggest fears … Continue reading

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NMRT Midwinter Orientation & Exhibit Hall Tour

Join the NMRT Orientation this year at ALA Midwinter on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 8:30 to 10 AM in the Compass Room of the Renaissance Seattle Hotel, 515 Madison St, Seattle WA for a fun time including a networking event … Continue reading

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Academic Librarianship: Career Information and Advice

Come learn about the different types of jobs and career paths in an academic library, as well as what skills and education are helpful when applying for jobs. This webinar will also offer helpful tips for a successful job application including … Continue reading

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NMRT Website Survey – Enter to Win a Prize!

The New Members Roundtable (NMRT) is committed to helping our members build the skills and gain the experience necessary to become leaders in our libraries and ALA. To help us better understand how we can help you reach your goals, … Continue reading

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Apply now for the NMRT Shirley Olofson Award

Are you a New Members Round Table member who is looking for funds to help pay for your trip to American Library Association’s 2019 Annual Conference in Washington, DC (June 20-25, 2019)? Consider applying for the NMRT Shirley Olofson Memorial … Continue reading

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