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2017 ALA Annual Conference Chicago Transit Information

Public Transportation: Chicago Transit Authority (L Train and Bus): http://www.transitchicago.com/ CTA Bus Tracker: http://www.ctabustracker.com/bustime/home.jsp Ventra (CTA transit card): https://www.ventrachicago.com/ Metra Train: https://metrarail.com/ Mobile Phone Apps: Chicago Transit (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.funforfones.android.chicagocta Transit Stop: CTA Tracker (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/transit-stop-cta-tracker-free/id414569920?mt=8 Ventra (Android and iOS): https://www.ventrachicago.com/app/ … Continue reading

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Meet Your NMRT Board Member, Lesley Looper

Name: Lesley Looper Job Title: Team Lead, Shelf Preparation Section Institution: Duke University Libraries NMRT Board Position/Title: Assistant Treasurer/Treasurer-Elect What role does your Board Position serve in NMRT? The Treasurer position in NMRT is a 3-year term, with one year … Continue reading

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Attending ACRL 2017 with NMRT Board Members Part II

The Association of College & Research Libraries offers many learning opportunities for current and aspiring academic and research librarians, with their main conference being held every other year. If you are curious about the ACRL Conference or are thinking about … Continue reading

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Attending ACRL 2017 with NMRT Board Members Part I

The Association of College & Research Libraries offers many learning opportunities for current and aspiring academic and research librarians, with their main conference being held every other year. If you are curious about the ACRL Conference or are thinking about … Continue reading

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Build Your Bridge – MPDR & NMRT Member Spotlight – Trevor A. Dawes

The NMRT Communication & MPDR Committees proudly present our new column, Build Your Bridge, a Spotlight Series. In this column, we will showcase current, as well as former NMRT members, who have utilized their membership to enhance their personal and … Continue reading

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Opportunity for New Authors

The Library History Round Table (LHRT) Blog provides an opportunity for both first time and seasoned authors to write brief, informal essays about their histories of their libraries, profiles of historical librarians, themes in library and publishing history, reviews of … Continue reading

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Meet Your NMRT Board Member, Easter DiGangi

Name: Easter DiGangi Job Title: Content Management Analyst Institution: Innovative Technologies, Inc. (on the NASA Langley Administrative Media & Professional Services (LAMPS) contract) NMRT Board Position/Title: Treasurer What role does your Board Position serve in NMRT? As Treasurer, my role … Continue reading

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Career Exploration: A Balancing Act

By: Hannah Joy Chapman In the career of librarianship, it is not unheard of to be stretched thin. I have found this to be true especially in the early stages of a career in which you are trying to grow … Continue reading

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Upcoming NMRT Online Program on March 29: Choose Your Own Adventure!: Networking While Introverting

Join Adult Services Manager and introverted networking monster Rochelle Hartman as she shares tips for growing your professional network and seeking new opportunities in the face of sweaty palms, dry mouth, racing heart or any other issues that keep you … Continue reading

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February NMRT Discussion Summary: “Pitching Ideas to Your Supervisor”

By Elayna Turner This discussion covered suggestions and experiences from participants for effectively pitching an idea to a supervisor. This discussion sought to get a variety of people from different library backgrounds to contribute. For those that are new to … Continue reading

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