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Discussion Online Program: Practical Techniques for Engaging and Effective Public Speaking - Monday, November 2, at noon EST

by Willow Fuchs on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 02:18 pm

Do you quake with fear when asked to speak publicly on behalf of your library? Learn how to overcome your anxiety with tips and tools for preparing and delivering clear, persuasive, and engaging presentations from Mary H. Stein, assistant library director at the East Baton Rouge Parish Library in Louisiana.

Do you quake with fear when asked to speak publicly on behalf of your library? Learn how to overcome your anxiety with tips and tools for preparing and delivering clear, persuasive, and engaging presentations from Mary H. Stein, assistant library director at the East Baton Rouge Parish Library in Louisiana.

“Let Your Voice Be Heard: Public Speaking for Librarians,” an online program sponsored by the New Members Roundtable (NMRT) Annual Program Committee, will be accessible online through Adobe Connect at http://ala.adobeconnect.com/r8rjf3z652g/ on Monday, November 2, at noon EST. Please sign in early, as space is limited to 100 participants.

Mary H. Stein has presented at TedxLSU, 2012 ALA Annual Conference, and OCLC’s WebJunction. She is a graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Library and Information Science.

The NMRT Annual Program Committee sponsors online programs designed to support library professionals. For further information, contact committee co-chairs Alyse Ergood at alyseergood@gmail.com or Beth Canzoneri at bcanzoneri@uidaho.edu.

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Discussion 2012 NMRT Online Program “Professional Networking for New Librarians” (June 7, 2012) by Annual Program Committee

by Bohyun Kim on Fri, Oct 2, 2015 at 03:31 pm

“Professional Networking for New Librarians” (Online Program)

THe NMRT Annual Program Committee is pleased to offer “Professional Networking Tips for New Librarians” as an online program. Not going to Anaheim this year for the ALA Annual Meeting? You can still participate in this program! 

“Professional Networking for New Librarians” (Online Program)

THe NMRT Annual Program Committee is pleased to offer “Professional Networking Tips for New Librarians” as an online program. Not going to Anaheim this year for the ALA Annual Meeting? You can still participate in this program! 

This program has been orginized for current and futurue NMRT members, in particular those who won't be able to attend the 2012 ALA Annual Meeting. The NMRT Annual Program committee will also provide a handout and the summary of professional networking tips and resources after the program to maximize the benefit of the program for attendees.

We have great speakers who will share their networking experience and tips with new librarians. 
Please submit your questions during the program either through the online chat or Twitter hashtag #ALA12 #networking.

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2011-2012 NMRT Annual Program Commttie
Alyse Ergood, Ava Iuliano (Co-Chair), Breanne Kirsch, Bohyun Kim (Co-Chair), Christy Shorey, Jared Harmon

Speaker Bios:

Courtney L Young  is currently Head Librarian and Associate Professor of Women’s Studies and Penn State Greater Allegheny. She is an active leader in the American Library Association (ALA), serving on the ALA Executive Board and as a past President of the New Members Round Table. In 2011, Courtney was named a Library Journal “Mover & Shaker”, recognized as a Change Agent for her ability to successfully make connections among a diversity of duties in her library, on campus, and in the profession. Courtney frequently presents and publishes on issues related to academic librarianship, diversity, African American studies, women’s studies, virtual reference, and professional development. She graduated from the College of Wooster in Ohio with a B.A. in English and minors in Black Studies and Women’s Studies, and received her M.S. in Library Science from Simmons College.

JP Porcaro

Head of Acquisitions, New Jersey City University Guarini Library

Loida Garcia-Febo speaks, writes and researches internationally about human rights, access to information, advocacy, services to diverse populations, and professional development. She has published about her international work with new professionals on Feliciter, Canadian Library Association magazine, Incite, Australian Library and Information Association magazine, and the Australian Library Journal. She received the ALA 2010 Elizabeth Futas Catalyst for Change Award for her work with international new librarians, and was named a Mover & Shaker by Library Journal. Currently, she is ALA Councilor-at-Large and Chairs the ALA Committee on Membership Meetings. Loida is a former President of REFORMA, was Chair of the ALA Intellectual Freedom Round Table and is a former secretary of IFLA’s Free Access to Information and Freedom of Expression Committee where she currently is an Expert Resource Person. Loida co-established and advises IFLA’s New Professionals SIG. She is Coordinator, New Americans Program, Queens Library.

Ned Potter works as an Academic Liaison Librarian for the University of York Library. He has been named a Library Journal Mover & Shaker, is the author of the forthcoming book The Library Marketing Toolkit and blogs as thewikiman. He created LISNPN, the New Professionals Network (www.lisnpn.spruz.com) whose librarian members come from over 40 countries around the world. His website is http://thewikiman.org/blog/.

Pat Hawthorne is currently the Director of Library Organizational Development & Human Resources for Emory University Libraries and previously served as Director of Library Human Resources for the UCLA Library for 8 years. She is currently serving as Vice-President/President-Elect for the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), one of the 11 divisions of the American Library Association.

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Discussion NMRT Special eBoard Meeting May 2015

by Mandi Goodsett on Wed, May 27, 2015 at 01:29 pm

Attached are the approved minutes from our Special eBoard Meeting on May 18th, 2015.

Thanks!

Mandi

Discussion Approved Fall Board Meeting Minutes

by Mandi Goodsett on Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 04:15 pm

Hi everyone!

Attached are the approved minutes for the Fall E-board Meeting and two special Board meetings from this fall. Please let me know if you have questions or concerns!

Mandi

Chat January 20 Live chat

by Christie Smith on Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 01:11 pm

Event Membership, Networking & Committee Interest Meeting (NMRT)

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

Interested in learning how you can get involved in the New Members Round Table? Stop by this informal discussion to hear about some of the exciting things NMRT has to offer you, starting with membership, networking, and committee involvement. Let us help you find your place in ALA.

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Event NMRT Conference Orientation

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

New to the Midwinter Meeting or ALA? Come and get a fund and informative introduction to both. Learn to navigate the exhibits, to decipher the conference program, how ALA really works, and ways to get involved. NMRT provides tips from the pros and the opportunity for you to get your questions answered.

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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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The mission of the New Members Round Table (NMRT) is to help those who have been association members less than ten years become actively involved in the association and the profession.

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