NMRT (New Members Round Table)

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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.

LRRT Call for nominations: Extended

  • 1.  LRRT Call for nominations: Extended

    Posted Nov 30, 2023 12:29 PM

    Hello colleagues,

    The Library Research Round Table (LRRT) seeks nominations for three elected positions on the LRRT Steering Committee: Chair-Elect and Member-at-Large position. (Descriptions at the end of the message) 

    These service opportunities are a wonderful way to develop your leadership skills in a friendly and supportive environment, get involved with fellow LRRT members, and learn more about ALA  and LRRT. LRRT provides public program opportunities to disseminate research findings and educate the professional community on research techniques for problem-solving and decision-making. Candidates must be LRRT members in good standing at the time of election (Spring 2024). 

    We welcome and value candidates with all levels of experience. If you want to invest in the future of LRRT and our profession, and have time to serve, then you are a qualified candidate! The LRRT Nominating Committee would love to hear from you and answer your questions. 

    Below are the responsibilities of each position:

    Chair-Elect: Three-year term (July 2024-June 2027), one year each as Chair-Elect, Chair, and Past-Chair. Supports the Chair with managing LRRT activities such as the LRRT Forum Program at ALA Annual, Mentorship Program, Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research, Library Research Seminar planning, and other potential initiatives. Recruits and leads the Nominating Committee as Chair-Elect. Participates in Steering Committee meetings which are all virtual. 


    1 position: Three-year term (July 2024-June 2027). Represents the interests of the LRRT membership in LRRT program planning. Brings forward ideas for potential programs. Contributes to Steering Committee Meetings. 

    Fill out this short form by December 6, 2023 to nominate yourself or someone else! Please contact us at nominatenowlrrt@gmail.com with any questions you have.  

    -Cara Calabrese, Chair, LRRT Nominating Committee

    Kris Alpi, LRRT Nominating Committee 

    Susanna Cowan, LRRT Nominating Committee

    Cara Calabrese
    Acquisitions & Access Librarian
    Miami University