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NMRT Presidentís Program: Seizing Opportunities to Serve: Professional
Involvement, Local to National (Saturday, June 25 from 1:30-3:30pm)
Are you just getting started in librarianship? Are you looking for
ways to volunteer for your local, state, regional or national
organizations? Do you want to serve on a committee, act as a reviewer,
or run for an office, and you donít know where or how to get started?
Well, youíve taken your first stepÖby joining ALA! Whether you are new
to librarianship or a not so new librarian looking for ways to become
more involved and make an impact in the profession, this session is
for you! Come hear from librarians in a variety of libraries, at
different stages in their career discuss their involvement in
professional organizations. Our panel will provide tips and techniques
on how to be an effective volunteer, and why service work is valuable
to you and librarianship at large!
The panel includes Jade Alburo, Librarian for Southeast Asia, Oceania,
Anthropology, and Religion at UCLA; Nancy Faget, a federal librarian
in Washington DC; Rhonda Puntney, youth services and special needs
consultant at Lakeshores Library System in Waterford, Wisconsin; and
Jenica P. Rogers, Director of Libraries at the State University of New
York at Potsdam.
Come hear what they have to say about the effect of service work on
you and your career. This session will be on Saturday, June 25 from
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