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New Members Round Table

Ashley Hoffman
Kennesaw State University

Vice-Chair/Chair Elect:
Kathryn Greer
Georgia Gwinnett College

Lydia Hofstetter
Georgia Gwinnett College

Division Objectives:

  1. To recruit new members into the Georgia Library Association and to help these members further their knowledge of the profession and the association.
  2. To provide new members of the profession with a common meeting ground for connecting with one another and to the Georgia library community as a whole.
  3. To facilitate professional growth through offering meeting presentations and training, a wiki-based collaborative resource center, committee involvement, and many other opportunities.
  4. To assist the Georgia Library Association in promoting a greater feeling of involvement and responsibility for the development of library service and librarianship.
  5. To act as a sounding board for ideas of the New Members Round Table membership and to identify potential leaders within the Georgia Library Association.

NMRT Minutes:

January 25, 2008
October 16, 2008 - NMRT and AEL
April 17, 2010
October 13, 2010
January 28, 2011
October 5, 2011
January 27, 2012
January 11, 2013

NMRT Events:

AEL Presents… Marketing Yourself, Your Library, and Your Services
Saturday, May 7, 2016
Time: 10:30-12:30 pm
Location: Toco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library - 1282 McConnell Drive, Decatur, GA 30033

We think marketing is an important skill for librarians to develop and practice. Kelly Ansley, Mack Freeman, and a Public Librarian (TBA) will speak with us about marketing public and academic libraries as well as how to market yourself to the library community. We will have a meet and greet with refreshments from 10:30 to 11:00 with presentations starting at 11am.

Register for this event

NMRT Resources:

Atlanta Emerging Librarians:
Formed in early 2008, AEL is intended to create in-person connections between MLIS students, new graduates and new librarians in the Atlanta area. The group meets 4 times a year for networking events and professional development presentations.  All events are free. We welcome visitors, volunteers, and program suggestions.For more information or to get involved, please join our Google Group at or email

GLA Guide for New Members
So you've just joined GLA.... now what? Consult our Guide for New Members and find out how to get involved and get the most out of your GLA experience!



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