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Event LIRT Retreat

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:31 am

LIRT Strategic Planning Retreat: The purpose of the LIRT Strategic Retreat is to enhance, increase, and expand communication to School, Public, Special, and Academic instruction librarians. At the conclusion of the retreat, we want to take away plans to enhance and expand communication and increase the value of LIRT activities to instruction librarians.

Discussion Bites with LIRT in Chicago, Sat Jan. 31 and Sun Feb 1

by Jennifer Corbin on Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 01:13 pm

Join LIRT for lunch in Chicago!

LIRT (Library Instruction Round Table) is organizing "Bites with LIRT" groups for lunch at moderately priced restaurants during the ALA Midwinter Conference in Chicago. This is your opportunity to meet other librarians interested in library instruction while enjoying lunch in a local restaurant.

LIRT welcomes anyone who has an interest in instruction from all types of libraries. You need not be a member of LIRT to participate.

Join LIRT for lunch in Chicago!

LIRT (Library Instruction Round Table) is organizing "Bites with LIRT" groups for lunch at moderately priced restaurants during the ALA Midwinter Conference in Chicago. This is your opportunity to meet other librarians interested in library instruction while enjoying lunch in a local restaurant.

LIRT welcomes anyone who has an interest in instruction from all types of libraries. You need not be a member of LIRT to participate.

We hope you will join us in this opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences about library instruction in a relaxed setting. Enjoy a stimulating and fun lunch with LIRT -- good food, good company, and interesting conversation. We will make the arrangements; all you have to do is reserve your spot and show up! Please RSVP at http://www.ala.org/lirt/bites-midwinter .

Lunch on Saturday, January 31, 2015 -- 12:00 PM, Tamarind - Asian Fusion -- 614 N. Wabash

Lunch on Sunday, February 1, 2015 -- 11:30 AM, Emerald Loop - Breakfast Buffet -- 216 N. Wabash

 

Look forward to seeing you at Bites with LIRT!

Ken Orenic and Ning Zou, Co-chair, LIRT Membership Committee

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Event Steering Committee I (LIRT)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 02:44 pm

meeting of the LIRT Steering Committee.

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Discussion Thursday, January 15th is the deadline for Library Instruction Round Table Award Nominations

by Sherri Brown on Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 07:23 am

Last Call:

Last Call:

 The 2015 Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards nomination deadline is Thursday, January 15, 2015.  

The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is currently accepting nominations for two awards created to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction. 

The LIRT Librarian Recognition Award will be presented to an individual librarian in appreciation for her/his contributions to the field, while the LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award will be given to a Library that demonstrates innovation in support of information literacy and instruction.

The awards will be presented at the ALA Annual Conference.  Award winners will receive a $1,000 cash award, a plaque, and a $500 travel stipend to be used to attend the ALA Annual Conference. Awards are sponsored by the Library Instruction Roundtable.

Recipients will be honored at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. 

 For full details on how to apply for or nominate an individual/library for these awards, please see: http://www.ala.org/lirt/awards

Thank you and good luck!

Best,
Sherri

 

Final reminder:

The 2015 Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards nomination deadline is Thursday, January 15, 2015.  

 The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is currently accepting nominations for two awards created to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction. 

 The LIRT Librarian Recognition Award will be presented to an individual librarian in appreciation for her/his contributions to the field, while the LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award will be given to a Library that demonstrates innovation in support of information literacy and instruction.

The awards will be presented at the ALA Annual Conference.  Award winners will receive a $1,000 cash award, a plaque, and a $500 travel stipend to be used to attend the ALA Annual Conference. Awards are sponsored by the Library Instruction Roundtable.

Recipients will be honored at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. 

For full details on how to apply for or nominate an individual/library for these awards, please see: http://www.ala.org/lirt/awards

 

Thank you and good luck!

Best,
Sherri

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Final reminder:

The 2015 Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards nomination deadline is Thursday, January 15, 2015.  

 The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is currently accepting nominations for two awards created to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction. 

 The LIRT Librarian Recognition Award will be presented to an individual librarian in appreciation for her/his contributions to the field, while the LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award will be given to a Library that demonstrates innovation in support of information literacy and instruction.

The awards will be presented at the ALA Annual Conference.  Award winners will receive a $1,000 cash award, a plaque, and a $500 travel stipend to be used to attend the ALA Annual Conference. Awards are sponsored by the Library Instruction Roundtable.

Recipients will be honored at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. 

For full details on how to apply for or nominate an individual/library for these awards, please see: http://www.ala.org/lirt/awards

 

Thank you and good luck!

Best,
Sherri

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Discussion Reminder: ALA Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards Nominations Due January 15, 2015

by Sherri Brown on Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 07:47 am

The 2015 Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards nomination period is now open until January 15, 2015.  

 The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is now accepting nominations for two awards created to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction. 

The 2015 Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards nomination period is now open until January 15, 2015.  

 The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is now accepting nominations for two awards created to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction. 

 The LIRT Librarian Recognition Award will be presented to an individual librarian in appreciation for her/his contributions to the field, while the LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award will be given to a Library that demonstrates innovation in support of information literacy and instruction.

The awards will be presented at the ALA Annual Conference.  Award winners will receive a $1,000 cash award, a plaque, and a $500 travel stipend to be used to attend the ALA Annual Conference. Awards are sponsored by the Library Instruction Roundtable.

Recipients will be honored at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. 

 For full details on how to apply for or nominate an individual/library for these awards, please see: http://www.ala.org/lirt/awards

 

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Discussion NMRT Mentoring Committee Seeking More Mentors

by Cheryl Blevens on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 02:31 pm

Do you find yourself wishing that someone would have been there to teach you all that you now know? Would you like to walk alongside a new librarian as they enter the profession?

Here is your chance to participate in a great new project from the New Members Round Table of ALA (NMRT), to meet a new librarian ally, and to have someone to guide as they learn the ins and outs of librarianship. The NMRT Mentoring Committee's Career Mentoring Program focuses on long term mentoring. We will pair up "newbie librarians" with "seasoned vets" as part of a year-long mentoring program.

Do you find yourself wishing that someone would have been there to teach you all that you now know? Would you like to walk alongside a new librarian as they enter the profession?

Here is your chance to participate in a great new project from the New Members Round Table of ALA (NMRT), to meet a new librarian ally, and to have someone to guide as they learn the ins and outs of librarianship. The NMRT Mentoring Committee's Career Mentoring Program focuses on long term mentoring. We will pair up "newbie librarians" with "seasoned vets" as part of a year-long mentoring program.

The NMRT Career Mentoring program will last from October 2014 to July 2015. Conference attendance is not required, but membership in ALA is required, and NMRT membership is encouraged.

For further information and to apply, please visit
http://www.ala.org/nmrt/oversightgroups/comm/mentor/mentoringcommittee

Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions after visiting the site.

Sincerely,

The New Member Round Table Mentoring Committee
NMRT_Mentoring@yahoo.com

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Discussion REGISTRATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED TO HAVE RESUMES REVIEWED!

by Cheryl Blevens on Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 08:40 am

 

NMRT RESUME REVIEW SERVICE AVAILABLE IN LAS VEGAS!

 

NMRT RESUME REVIEW SERVICE AVAILABLE IN LAS VEGAS!

Appointments are now being accepted to have resumes or cover letters critiqued at the New Members Round Table Resume Review Service during the 2014 Annual Conference in Las Vegas! Reviewers are available Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29, from 9:00 – 5:00. Walk-ins will be accommodated if possible but appointments are strongly encouraged. Appointments are 30 minutes long and usually fill up quickly. The last appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes before closing each day. Questions can be directed to Cheryl Blevens (cheryl.blevens@indstate.edu) or Nicole Spoor (nspoor@gmail.com), and using “2014 Conference RRS Reviewee” in the subject line of your email.

Follow this URL: https://sites.google.com/site/2014alanmrtrrrs/. In the upper left corner of the page, click on the link to the appointment request form, complete the requested information and click “Submit.” You will be contacted by return email.

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Discussion NMRT RESUME REVIEW SERVICE BOOTH GREETERS NEEDED!

by Cheryl Blevens on Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 06:45 pm

(Kindly forgive cross-posting.)

The NMRT Resume Review Service needs volunteers to work as booth greeters Saturday, June 28, from 10 am until noon. If you can volunteer for any of that time, we need your help! The booth greeters’ most important duty is to keep things running on time. They sign the reviewees in, escort them to their reviewer’s table, and remind them when their 30 minute appointment is over.

(Kindly forgive cross-posting.)

The NMRT Resume Review Service needs volunteers to work as booth greeters Saturday, June 28, from 10 am until noon. If you can volunteer for any of that time, we need your help! The booth greeters’ most important duty is to keep things running on time. They sign the reviewees in, escort them to their reviewer’s table, and remind them when their 30 minute appointment is over.

To volunteer follow this link: https://sites.google.com/site/2014alanmrtrrrs/. Fill out the volunteer form and click “Submit.”

If you have questions, please contact the NMRT Resume Review Service Co-chairs: Cheryl Blevens (cheryl.blevens@indstate.edu) or Nicole Spoor (nicolespoor@gmail.com), using “2014 Conference RRS Booth Greeter” in the subject line of your email. Thank you!

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Discussion NMRT RESUME REVIEW SERVICE REVIEWERS & BOOTH GREETERS NEEDED!

by Cheryl Blevens on Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 08:52 am

(Kindly forgive cross-posting.)

Now that you’ve blocked out your meeting schedule, do you have an hour or two to volunteer as a resume reviewer or booth greeter at the ALA 2014 Annual in Las Vegas? The review service is very popular and there are always lots of people asking for help with their resumes and cover letters. We need your help to accommodate everyone! We are especially in need of booth greeters and Public and Special Libraries and School Media Specialists reviewers.

(Kindly forgive cross-posting.)

Now that you’ve blocked out your meeting schedule, do you have an hour or two to volunteer as a resume reviewer or booth greeter at the ALA 2014 Annual in Las Vegas? The review service is very popular and there are always lots of people asking for help with their resumes and cover letters. We need your help to accommodate everyone! We are especially in need of booth greeters and Public and Special Libraries and School Media Specialists reviewers.

The NMRT Resume Review Service booth, located inside the ALA JobLIST Placement Center, in Hall N of the Las Vegas Convention Center, is open Saturday, June 28,  and Sunday, June 29, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Appointments are 30 minutes long and usually fill up quickly. The last appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes before closing each day.

To volunteer follow this link: https://sites.google.com/site/2014alanmrtrrrs/. Fill out the appropriate form and click “Submit.”

If you have questions, please contact the NMRT Resume Review Service Co-chairs: Cheryl Blevens (cheryl.blevens@indstate.edu) or Nicole Spoor (nicolespoor@gmail.com), using “2014 Conference RRS Volunteer” in the subject line of your email. Thank you!

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Discussion Library Instruction Round Table Launches 2 New Awards!

by Sherri Brown on Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 09:47 am

The 2014 Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards nomination period is now open until December 1, 2013.  

 The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is pleased to announce the creation of two new awards to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction. 

The 2014 Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards nomination period is now open until December 1, 2013.  

 The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is pleased to announce the creation of two new awards to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction. 

 The LIRT Librarian Recognition Award will be presented to an individual librarian in appreciation for her/his contributions to the field, while the LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award will be given to a Library that demonstrates innovation in support of information literacy and instruction.

The awards will be presented at the ALA Annual Conference.  Award winners will receive a $1,000 cash award, a plaque, and a $500 travel stipend to be used to attend the ALA Annual Conference. Awards are sponsored by the Library Instruction Roundtable.

Recipients will be honored at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV, June 26-July 1, 2014.  Winners receive a $1,000.00 cash award, a plaque, and a $500.00 travel stipend to attend ALA Annual.

 

For full details on how to apply for or nominate an individual/library for these awards, please see: http://www.ala.org/lirt/awards

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The mission of the Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is to provide a forum for discussion of activities, programs, and problems of instruction in the use of libraries; to contribute to the education and training of librarians for library instruction; to promote instruction in the use of libraries as an essential library service, and to serve as a channel of communication on library instruction between the ALA divisions, ALA and ACRL committees, state clearinghouses, Project LOEX, other organizations concerned with instruction in the use of libraries, and members of the Association.

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