NMRT Notes

  • This month, the NMRT Communications Committee is featuring the second installment of a new blog series—Authority File: Interviews with ALA Committee Chairs. This new series presents interviews of Chairs of different ALA committees, sharing their experiences as committee volunteers, their Continue reading
  • Mimi Lee New Jersey State Library Diversity Literacy Consultant Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT) Immediate Past Chair (2018-2019) Describe how long you have been on the committee and what initially interested you in joining. My first Continue reading
  • Our December discussion focused on a topic that impacts almost everyone’s daily life: stress. Oregon State University describes stress as “the state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.”  (Oregon State University, 2019).  Continue reading

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  • ALA's New Members Round Table (NMRT) is now accepting applications to the Mango/NMRT Professional Development Grant. Given on an annual basis, the award is intended to help offset the cost of attending the ALA Annual Conference. The upcoming Annual Conference will be held June 21 – June 26, 2018 in New Orleans, LA. The $1000 award covers limited fees related to airfare, lodging, and conference registration. Deadline to apply is December 15, 2017.  
  • CHICAGO Be one of more than 500 members who will have the first-time ever opportunity to vote on a resolution submitted via the Virtual Membership Meeting (VMM15). American Library Association (ALA) members can make their voices heard regarding the organizations strategic direction and budget priorities by sharing their ideas and experiences and offering their suggestions during the annual Virtual Membership Meeting (VMM ).
  • CHICAGO The 2014 New Members Round Table (NMRT) Professional Development Grant Award Committee is pleased to announce that Samantha Helmick has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the NMRT Professional Development Grant. This award provides funding to cover airfare, lodging and conference registration fees for attendance at the American Library Association Annual Conference and fosters in-person participation in ALA and NMRT professional activities.

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