For immediate release | November 22, 2010

3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant

Applications sought for 3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant

CHICAGO - It's STILL NOT TOO LATE!!! Members of ALA's New Members Round Table (NMRT) can apply to receive a grant, sponsored by 3M Library Systems, which will cover expenses to attend the ALA Annual Conference, June 23 – 28, 2011 in New Orleans. The deadline to apply is Dec. 15, 2010.

Want to read about the ALA experiences of last year's winners? Take a look at the August 2010 issue of Footnotes at You will see how professionally rewarding attending an ALA conference can be.

The application form and further information about the grant is available on the NMRT website at You*must* be a current member of NMRT in order to apply. To join NMRT, visit the ALA website at and follow the "Join ALA" link to add to your ALA membership.

For further information about the grant, please contact:

Susan L. Jennings

Chair, 3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant Committee

Appalachian State University

218 College Street

Boone, NC 28608

Phone: 828.262.2782



Kimberly Redd