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METRO Member Spotlight: The Charles Evans Innis Memorial Library at Medgar Evers College

by David Orenstein, Chief Librarian, Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library, Medgar Evers College Last September, The Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library at Medgar Evers College re-opened for business after being closed for a two-and-a-half year, $22 million overhaul. Located in ...

Join Us To Share NYC Neighborhood History: New Jobs Available with Culture In Transit

by Margo Padilla, Strategic Programs Manager, METRO Applications are now being accepted for mobile digitization specialists for Culture in Transit, a new project from METRO, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Library. Culture in Transit will bring a mobile scanning toolkit ...

Going Digital: An Interview with NYAM's Paul Theerman and NYPR's Andy Lanset

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO METRO's Digitization Grant program has helped dozens of METRO members create digital collections containing the treasures held in their libraries and archives. While we are gearing up for the 2015/16 cycle of ...

METRO Awards Travel Stipends to the 2015 LODLAM Summit

by Margo Padilla, Strategic Programs Manager, METRO METRO is pleased to announce the recipients of its travel stipends to the Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives and Museums (LODLAM) summit. The third international LODLAM Summit will be held June 29-30, ...

New SIGs at METRO: Show Your Support

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO Our Special Interest Group program brings librarians and archivists together to discuss topics near and dear to the profession. Our SIGs are community-driven, and we seek input from you, our members, when ...

Our 2015 myMETRO Researchers

Our 2015 myMETRO Researchers projects are now underway. This year, we’ll provide research support to four projects in total: two group projects and two projects conducted independently. We’re looking forward to hearing more from our researchers as their projects proceed. ...

Deciding to Leave Your Job: Questions to Ask Yourself

By Ellen Mehling, Career Development Consultant, METRO With the economy gradually improving, more people are starting to consider leaving their current jobs. How do you know, though, when it is really time for you to seek a new position? This ...

Taking Ownership at Work

by Laura Forshay, Professional Development Manager, METRO No one wants to be micromanaged. We want to be trusted and given space in the workplace, even when we work as part of a team. Plenty of studies say that increasing employee ...

Spring 2015 Innovative Internship Recipients Announced

by Margo Padilla, Strategic Programs Manager, METRO We're pleased to announce the Spring 2015 recipients of our Innovative Internship Program. The goals of the METRO Innovative Internship Program are to support innovative work for graduate students and recent graduates entering ...

Catching Up With Our NDSR Residents Part 2

by Annie Tummino, NDSR Project Manager, METRO As our cohort of five NDSR residents crosses the midway point of their residencies, we thought we’d follow up with them about their progress and lessons learned so far. You can read our ...