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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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NMRT Networking Matters Webinar: 8/30

An important element in achieving career success is being well connected. This means building a strong network of peers and colleagues, within and outside libraries, who can support you and ultimately your library once you are employed. Join Kim Bolan … Continue reading

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May NMRT Online Discussion Board Article: Ways to Develop Your Leadership Skills

By Jessica Kiebler Hello readers, my name is Jessica Kiebler and I am writing as a member of the NMRT Online Discussion Forum Committee to provide you with an update from our May discussion, hosted on the NMRT-L listserv. May’s … Continue reading

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NMRT Facebook Live Event!

Tune in June 23rd at 1:45 CST for our ALA Annual Conference Orientation Live Q&A. During this time, virtual attendees are encouraged to ask our panelists any questions they may have regarding ALA, NMRT, or the Annual Conference. Link to … Continue reading

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New Members Round Table (NMRT) 101, Saturday, June 24 8:30-9am

New Members Round Table (NMRT) 101 Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 8:30-9am Blackstone, English Room Please note the NMRT 101 session will take place from 8:30am-9:00am. New Members Round Table leaders and experienced members welcome current and prospective NMRT members … Continue reading

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NMRT Conference Orientation Friday, June 23 1-2:30pm

NMRT ALA Conference Orientation Friday, June 23, 2017 from 1-2:30pm McCormick Place, Room W196c New to the Annual Conference or ALA? Come and get a fun and informative introduction to the Annual Conference and Chicago. Learn how to navigate the … Continue reading

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NMRT Member of the Week Spotlight: Robert Sarwark

Robert Sarwark The Art Institute of Atlanta Librarian Brief Job Description: Sole librarian for an arts- and design-focused collection serving ~1,600 undergraduate students. What are some things you like about your job or about working in libraries in general? My … Continue reading

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Meet Your NMRT Board Member, Julia Frankosky

Name: Julia Frankosky Job Title: Government Information Librarian/ Video Game Cataloger Institution: Michigan State University NMRT Board Position/Title: Member Services Director What role does your Board Position serve in NMRT? I oversee four NMRT committees: Endnotes (the peer-reviewed journal), Mentoring, … Continue reading

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