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Discussion Interested in copyright?

by Faithe Ruiz on Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 12:58 pm

Hello. If you are interested in copyright,  please consider joining RUSA's pilot Copyright Interest Group (IG). The focus of this IG is on providing a forum to exchange ideas relating to copyright law and reference services, to strengthen communication and cooperation on issues relating to copyright, and to provide opportunities for growth and improved reference services. The group is open to all, not just RUSA members -- so spread the word. Please share and contribute to the conversation! http://connect.ala.org/node/248621

Discussion NMRT Hotel block for ALA Annual 2016

by Easter DiGangi on Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 08:28 pm

Want to get the most of your Annual Meeting in Orlando? Reserve a room in the NMRT Annual Hotel bock.  Space is limited, so book today!  The block is at the Avanti Resort located on 12562 International Drive.

 

The Avanti Resort features include:

Want to get the most of your Annual Meeting in Orlando? Reserve a room in the NMRT Annual Hotel bock.  Space is limited, so book today!  The block is at the Avanti Resort located on 12562 International Drive.

 

The Avanti Resort features include:

  • 0.9 miles from the Convention Center
  • Shuttle to Convention Center
  • 2 Restaurants/Lounges
  • High Speed Internet Included
  • Business Center/Fax
  • Exercise Facility
  • Pool
  • Go to http://www.avantiresort.com/amenities-en.html to learn about other services and amenities available at the Avanti Resort.

 

ALA Rates for the Avanti Resort:

  • Single: $99
  • Double: $99

 

You must register for the Annual Conference before you can book a room at the ALA-rate.

  • If you previously registered for the 2016 Annual Conference by purchasing the bundled registration, you can book a room in the NMRT block by calling 800-584-9047.  Don't forget to mention that you are looking for a room in the "NMRT block". 
  • If you are registering for the Annual Conference online through ALA, make sure to mention that you are a member of NMRT.

 

Need a roommate to keep costs down or just want a conference buddy?  Consider posting or responding to room share requests made on NMRT-L, other listservs, and the NMRT Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/ALAs-New-Member-Roundtable-NMRT/169514309...). 

 

Disclaimer: NMRT is not providing a roommate matching service this year.

 

Information about the 2016 ALA Annual Conference, including travel and hotel information is available at: http://2016.alaannual.org/.

 

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Discussion Midwinter 2016 Executive Board meeting agenda

by Kirby McCurtis on Thu, Dec 31, 2015 at 06:59 pm

NMRT Executive Board Meeting Agenda
Saturday, January 9, 2016
Westin Waterfront-Room Lewis
10:30am – 12:30pm

Order of business may be modified to accommodate visitors’ schedules

NMRT Executive Board Meeting Agenda
Saturday, January 9, 2016
Westin Waterfront-Room Lewis
10:30am – 12:30pm

Order of business may be modified to accommodate visitors’ schedules

  1. Call to order
  2. Establishment of quorum (introductions)
  • Includes virtual attendees
  1. Guest speakers
  • Visit from ALA candidates (Susan Hildreth-treasurer, Christine Hage-president)
  1. Approval of minutes (Karen)
  1. Reports of officers
  • Update from the ALA Executive Board (Peter Hepburn)
  1. New business
  1. Announcements

NMRT events @ Midwinter:

  • Membership, Networking, & Committee Interest Meeting – Saturday, 3-4pm @ Boston Convention & Exhibition Center 151b
  • Midwinter Social – Saturday, 6:30-8:30pm @ Seaport Hotel, Room Lighthouse 1
  • Resume Review Booth – Saturday/Sunday 9am-5pm @ Placement Center

      

Please stop by Mango Languages booth (#1861) in Exhibit Hall to say thank you, and wear your Mango shirt on SUNDAY!

         Others?

8.       Adjournment

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Discussion Reminder: Let Your Voice Be Heard: Public Speaking for Librarians

by Willow Fuchs on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 02:19 pm

Don’t miss “Let Your Voice Be Heard: Public Speaking for Librarians,” sponsored by the NMRT Online Program Committee, on Adobe Connect at http://ala.adobeconnect.com/r8rjf3z652g/ Mon., Nov. 2, noon EST.

NMRT Online Program Offers Practical Techniques for Engaging and Effective Public Speaking

 

Don’t miss “Let Your Voice Be Heard: Public Speaking for Librarians,” sponsored by the NMRT Online Program Committee, on Adobe Connect at http://ala.adobeconnect.com/r8rjf3z652g/ Mon., Nov. 2, noon EST.

NMRT Online Program Offers Practical Techniques for Engaging and Effective Public Speaking

 

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,” sponsored by the New Members Roundtable (NMRT) Online Program Committee, will be accessible 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 Online 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 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

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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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