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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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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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Building Your Librarianship Portfolio: Embracing What Pops Up Along Your Career Path

A colleague and I were sharing our career path histories. Although we obtained our MLS degrees in the same year, our career paths have had different trajectories. Like my colleague, many librarians work their entire professional life within one type … Continue reading

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January 2017 Online Discussion Summary: Mentorships

The focus of the January discussion was on mentorship opportunities, especially for professionals new to the field of librarianship.  The discussion began by asking who had participated in a professional mentorship, where had they found the opportunity, and what had … Continue reading

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Alternative Voices: An Interview with April Hathcock, Scholarly Communications Librarian at New York University

By: Erin Prentiss Alternative Voices: Promotes librarians’ participation, engagement, and involvement in matters affecting the profession. Alternative Voices welcomes all librarians to take part, but we place importance on including librarians whose voices are often not heard because of their … Continue reading

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Non-Traditional Career Paths for Librarians

By Elayna Turner The October 2016 discussion focused on alternative career paths that those with an MLIS can pursue. The careers discussed stray from the traditional “reference librarian” position and cover more “unique” positions that can be found. As someone … Continue reading

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NMRT Member of the Week Spotlight: 5 Questions with Leah Sherman

Leah Sherman Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL Visual & Performing Arts Librarian A little bit about Leah’s job: I am the Visual & Performing Arts Librarian at FSU and I serve as subject liaison to all departments within the College … Continue reading

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