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Asked&Answered: Dealing with a Micromanager

Welcome to Asked&Answered, our monthly advice column in which Ellen Mehling, METRO's Career Services Consultant, answers reader questions. Have a pressing concern about your job (search)? Submit your question here. Q: How do I deal with a micromanager? A: First, consider ...

Seeking Research Proposals for the 2015 myMETRO Researchers Project

by Tom Nielsen, Member Services Manager, METRO What are the information needs of fashion bloggers? What relationship, if any, exists between academic librarians and independent publishers? Are there best practices for compiling an electronic catalog raisonne? In the past three years, myMETRO ...

METRO's Wikipedian-in-Residence Named a Top 100 Global Thinker

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO We're proud to announce that Dorothy Howard, METRO's Wikipedian-in-Residence, has been included in Foreign Policy Magazine’s 2014 List of 100 Leading Global Thinkers for her work with Art+Feminism. Along with five co-organizers, Dorothy is in ...

A Letter from our Member Services Manager, November 2014

Dear myMETRO Members, December is a great time for networking and meeting and greeting professional colleagues. Here's a list of library community events taking place in the first week of December alone: New York Library Club Annual Holiday Dinner: Monday, ...

Track Federal Court Cases with The Latest Database in our Vendor Directory

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO Please welcome PacerMonitor, a web-based database that provides information on federal bankruptcy, district, and appellate cases, to our vendor discount directory. PacerMonitor offers METRO members: 25% off on their professional plan (regularly $99/month) ...

Managing Your Career: Start Planning, Creating, and Sharing

By Susanne Markgren, Digital Services Librarian at Purchase College, State University of New York "Life isn't about finding yourself; it's about creating yourself." - George Bernard Shaw Planning for the future is something that always seems like a good idea, ...

METRO's 2015 Conference: Announcing Our Stellar Line-up of Project Briefings

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO We're thrilled to have received so many great project briefing proposals from the METRO community for our 2015 conference! We're truly grateful to those of you who took the time to apply. After ...

Re-envisioning Library Space: A ITHAKA S+R Workshop

Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO ITHAKA S+R's Nancy Fried Foster and Roger Schonfeld will present a workshop in mid-December on redesigning library spaces. As one of the primary assets a library offers its community, new demands on space ...

Online Programs That Keep Your Skills Sharp

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagmeent Manager, METRO Between planning for the Holidays and closing the books on work-related projects, the end of the calendar year is a busy time for many. But that doesn't mean that keeping your skills ...

Attending the 2015 LODLAM Summit? Travel Stipends Available from METRO

by Margo Padilla, Strategic Programs Manager, METRO The third international Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives and Museums (LODLAM) summit will be held June 29-30, 2015 in Sydney, Australia, at the State Library of New South Wales. Applications to attend ...