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How to Be an Influential Librarian – Leading and Mentoring from Wherever you Are

How to Be an Influential Librarian – Leading and Mentoring from Wherever you Are Sponsored by: ALCTS Leadership Development Committee Cosponsored by: LLAMA Mentoring Committee and the ALA New Members Round Table (NMRT) Saturday, June 24th from 1:00-2:30 pm McCormick … Continue reading

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Applications for the 2017 NMRT ALA Conference Mentoring Program are Open

The New Members Round Table Mentoring Committee is seeking applicants for its 2017 ALA Conference Mentoring Program, occurring during the American Library Association Annual Conference, June 22nd – 27th, in Chicago, IL. The NMRT Mentoring committee will pair first time … Continue reading

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April NMRT Discussion Summary for Responding to Ageism in the Workplace

Responding to Ageism in the Workplace By: Elayna Turner This discussion covered experiences from participants relating to ageism as well as their thoughts and suggestions on how to best counter it. Regardless of whether someone is a new professional or … Continue reading

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NMRT is looking for volunteers to appoint to NMRT Committees for 2017-2018

NMRT is looking for volunteers to appoint to NMRT Committees for 2017-2018! ¬†Committee members will begin serving as of 1 July 2017 and will continue through the 2018 Annual meeting in New Orleans. You must be a dues-paying member of … Continue reading

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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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