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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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NMRT Twitter Live Chat

Please join the NMRT Online Discussion Forum Committee on Friday, December 14th at 2:00 pm EST for a live Twitter chat on: What Kind of Librarian Are You? Whether you are still in library school or a librarian still trying to … Continue reading

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Alternative Voices: Jewel Davis

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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Apply for the NMRT Professional Development Grant

Short on cash but want to attend this year’s ALA conference? We’ve got you covered! Apply for the NMRT Professional Development Grant award by December 15th. This is your opportunity to receive $1,000 to offset the costs to attend this … Continue reading

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ALA 101 Orientation Survey

Help us make ALA better!    The ALA New Members Roundtable (NMRT) and ALA Training, Orientation, and Leadership Development (TOLD) Committee are working on building an ALA 101 orientation resource for new ALA members. Whether you are a new ALA member, … Continue reading

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2019 ALA Student Chapter of the Year Award: Nominations Open

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 ALA Student Chapter of the Year Award. Completed nomination forms must be submitted by March 1, 2019 at 11:59 pm (Eastern) for consideration.  2019 SCOTYA Nomination Form Please e-mail the form and … Continue reading

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NMRT Career Mentoring Program Accepting Applications

Are you new to the profession and looking to get the inside scoop on how the American Library Association (ALA), New Members Roundtable (NMRT), or the librarian profession works? Apply to be a mentee! Do you have over 5 years … Continue reading

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NMRT Accepting Nominations for Open Positions

NMRT offers training, leadership opportunities, and a wide variety of programs on then national, state and local levels to assist, encourage, and educate those new to the association and the profession. Now is the opportunity for you or a librarian … Continue reading

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