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Event NMRT 101 Session at Annual

by Veronica Milliner on Sun, Jun 11, 2017 at 11:03 pm

NMRT 101

NMRT 101
New Members Round Table leaders and experienced members welcome current and prospective NMRT members to the NMRT 101 session. This session will take the form of an information fair where attendees can learn about the various committees of NMRT. Learn about what NMRT does, NMRT events happening at ALA Annual Conference, benefits of membership, and how to get more involved. This will be a great place to make connections and network with new members and experienced leaders alike.
 
NMRT Fair attendees:

  • Please prepare questions - if you have any about programs/committees and how they work, how to participate on one,etc.

  • Bring business cards if you would like to give them to committee reps and/or other attendees.

  • An open mind to see what the possibilities are for getting involved in ALA, and a friend to share this experience with!

 
Please note the NMRT 101 session will take place from 8:30am-9:00am.

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Event NMRT Midwinter Conference Board Meeting

by Kate Kosturski on Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 08:33 am

NMRT ALA Midwinter Board Meeting

January 21, 2017

10:30 – 12:30

Omni Hotel, Redwood Room

NB: Order of Business may be modified to accommodate visitors’ schedules.

NB: To allow those board members/attendees who wish to attend the Atlanta March for Social Justice and Women time to prepare, we may conclude the meeting early if all scheduled business is covered. 

1)      Call to order

NMRT ALA Midwinter Board Meeting

January 21, 2017

10:30 – 12:30

Omni Hotel, Redwood Room

NB: Order of Business may be modified to accommodate visitors’ schedules.

NB: To allow those board members/attendees who wish to attend the Atlanta March for Social Justice and Women time to prepare, we may conclude the meeting early if all scheduled business is covered. 

1)      Call to order

2)      Establishment of quorum (introductions)

3)      Approval of minutes from Fall Board Meeting (Nicole)

4)      Visit from NMRT Executive Board Liaison (Andrew Pace) (Board talking points attached) 

5)      Visits from ALA Presidential Candidates

a)      Loida Garcia-Febo

b)      (Ms.) Terri Grief

6)      New Business

a)      Draft Budget (Easter)

b)      Membership Initiative Drive (Kirby)

c)      Strategic Plan for Member Retention and Engagement (Kirby)

d)      Proposal to change function/membership of Vice Presidential Commitee and President’s Program Committee – Revised from Fall Board Meeting (Amanda/Karen Doster, chair of VP Planning Committee - proposal attached)

7)      Announcements

a)      Announcement of Midwinter events (see attached)

8)      Other Business?

9)      Adjournment

Items in bold and italic type are time-sensitive items.

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Event NMRT Midwinter Conference Orientation Session

by Veronica Milliner on Mon, Jan 2, 2017 at 10:49 am

Hope to see you at the NMRT Midwinter Conference Orientation Session. Get info from ALA leaders, practice your networking skills, and get information about how to navigate the conference.

 

NMRT Conference Orientation

Saturday January 21, 2017

8:30am-10:00am

Georgia World Congress Center - B213

Event NMRT Executive Board Fall Meeting

by Kate Kosturski on Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 08:32 am

This is the announcement of the fall Executive Board meeting of the New Members Round Table.  This meeting will be held online.  Agenda and electronic credentials for attending the meeting will be posted in due course. 

Kate Kosturski

NMRT President

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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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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Event NMRT Conference Orientation

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 07:22 pm

New to the Midwinter Meeting or ALA? Get a fun and informative introduction to the Midwinter Meeting. 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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Event Membership, Networking, & Comittee Interest Meeting (NMRT)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 07:22 pm

Interested in learning how you can get involved in the New Members Round Table? Stop by this informal meeting 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 Midwinter Social (NMRT)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Please join fellow NMRT members (and non-members!)at the DragonFish Cafe (722 Pine Street) in the Paramount Hotel for an evening of networking and fun in Seattle. Light refreshments will be provided. Everyone is welcome!

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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.

Learn more about NMRT on the ALA website.

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