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Discussion NMRT 2014 Fall Meeting Minutes

by Mandi Goodsett on Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 10:05 am

Hi everyone,

Attached are the minutes from our virtual Fall Meeting on Oct. 23rd. Please comment below if you'd like to suggest any edits or changes.

Thanks!

-Mandi, NMRT Secretary 2014-15

Event NMRT Annual Program Highlights Career Changes within the Library Profession

by Amanda Perrine on Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 12:15 pm

The New Members Roundtable (NMRT) Annual Program committee announces the first of three online programs planned for 2014-15. “The Art of Making Transitions in Your Librarian Career,” is set for Tuesday, December 2 at 12:00 pm (EST).

The New Members Roundtable (NMRT) Annual Program committee announces the first of three online programs planned for 2014-15. “The Art of Making Transitions in Your Librarian Career,” is set for Tuesday, December 2 at 12:00 pm (EST).

We invite you to join us as presenters Beth Ashmore and Jacquelyn Paulin share their personal knowledge of making successful career changes within the profession and discuss what to consider before making a move. The program will be accessible through Adobe Connect at http://ala.adobeconnect.com/r6g8798xp2u/.  Please sign in early as space is limited to 100 participants.

Beth Ashmore, who began her career as an instruction librarian, is Metadata Librarian for Serials & Electronic Resources at Samford University Library in Birmingham, Alabama. She recently co-authored the book, The Librarian’s Guide to Negotiation, and maintains the website, The Researching Librarian.

 Jacquelyn Paulin is a Reference Librarian for a contracting company in the Washington, DC metro area.  Merging her background in technology, communication, and research into her library career has taken her to academic, non-profit, and government libraries. 

The NMRT Annual Program committee sponsors online programs designed to support library professionals.  In addition to “The Art of Making Transitions in Your Librarian Career,” the 2014-15 series will also include programs on negotiating your salary (March 3), and networking and your job hunt (June 9). For further information, contact Committee Co-Chairs Beth Canzoneri at bcanzoneri@uidaho.edu or Alyse Ergood at aergood@fau.edu .

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Discussion Annual Conference Meeting Minutes

by Kirby McCurtis on Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 12:02 am

I have attached the Minutes from Annual Conference in Vegas. If you have any edits or changes please let me know

 

-Kirby, outgoing NMRT Secretary

Discussion NMRT FY 15 Budget

by Jonathan Lu on Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 11:13 am

The NMRT Executive board has approved the FY 15 Budget. Attached it the approved budget.

Discussion NMRT RESUME REVIEW APPOINTMENT DEADLINE EXTENDED

by Cheryl Blevens on Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 09:25 am

We have extended the closing date for you to make an appointment to have your resume reviewed to Tuesday, June 24 at 5pm.  Hurry and make an appointment to get free resume help from industry experts! Follow this URL: https://sites.google.com/site/2014alanmrtrrrs/, click on the link to the appointment request form, complete the requested information and click “Submit.” You will be contacted by return email.

Discussion Conference Orientation

by Kirby McCurtis on Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 08:27 pm

To find out more about NMRT Conference Orientation, head over to the blog and see the details. Remember there will be a panel of experts to help you make the most of your conference!

 

http://www.nmrt.ala.org/notes/?p=315

Discussion NMRT RESUME REVIEW SERVICE BOOTH GREETERS NEEDED

by Cheryl Blevens on Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 06:48 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 Las Vegas Conference Schedule

by Kirby McCurtis on Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 07:03 pm

View the official NMRT Annual Conference Schedule here : http://www.nmrt.ala.org/notes/

Discussion NMRT RESUME REVIEW SERVICE REVIEWERS & BOOTH GREETERS NEEDED!

by Cheryl Blevens on Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 08:53 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 Distance Learning Section Discussion Group at Annual 2014

by Cheryl Blevens on Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 01:47 pm

Please excuse cross-posting.

 

Distance Learning Section Discussion Group at Annual 2014

 

When: Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location: Bally’s Bronze 1

Add the meeting to your schedule: http://ala14.ala.org/node/14682

 

Please excuse cross-posting.

 

Distance Learning Section Discussion Group at Annual 2014

 

When: Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location: Bally’s Bronze 1

Add the meeting to your schedule: http://ala14.ala.org/node/14682

 

Join the DLS Discussion Group for an informal discussion of the DLS Program “Leading from the Side” as it applies to distance learning at your library. Share your experiences as a distance librarian who leads through innovation and creativity. Discuss what you learned and how you envision applying it. Attendance at the DLS Program is not required to join us for this timely and important discussion.

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