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Records Documenting the First American Secular Philanthropic Institution Now Online

Portions of a collection documenting the 140-year-old Sailors’ Snug Harbor, a home for retired sailors, are now on DCMNY, METRO’s collection hosting platform. The collection, Sailors’ Snug Harbor Inmate Records, comes from SUNY Maritime College and includes approximately 1500 photographic ...

Register Now for Three Upcoming DHPSNY Webinars

The following announcement is brought to you by Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York. Last fall, DHPSNY's webinars helped New York institutions develop and implement new funding strategies, rethink the way they house and maintain their collections, and ...

DHPSNY Visits NYC for a Workshop in Early March

The following announcement comes to you via the Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York (DHP) program. This is shaping up to be a busy year for DHPSNY, and we’re excited to begin our next workshop series, Essential Policies ...

NYCDH Week is Less Than a Month Away!

We're sharing the following message on behalf of NYCDH. The 2nd Annual NYCDH Week is coming to an institution near you from February 6-10. Filled with talks, roundtables, networking, and probably the most impressive array of FREE workshops known to ...

Apply Now for our Hospital Library Services Program Technology Grants

2016/2017 Hospital Library Services Program Technology Grants are open for application. This is a competitive grant based on 1) project rationale, 2) innovative technology, 3) institutional commitment, and 4) quality and thoroughness of applications. The deadline for grant applications is ...

Apply Now: Systematic Review Workshops in Syracuse & NYC

CLRC and METRO, with support from NN/LM MAR and in partnership with The Taubman Health Sciences Library at the University of Michigan, are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for Systematic Review workshops in NYC and Syracuse. ...

An Update on METRO's New Home

Construction is underway at 599, the new home of Metropolitan New York Library Council. We look forward to welcoming members, friends, and colleagues to our debut in early 2017! Be sure to sign up for our new 599 mailing list for ...

METRO's New Podcast!

Our new podcast Library Bytegeist debuted on November 15! Hosted by METRO Fellow Molly Schwartz, Library Bytegeist is a collection of audio stories about the libraries, archives, and museums of New York City. The first episode features our three METRO's Fellows -- ...

Tickets Now Available for METROcon17

METRO's 2017 Annual Conference will take place at NYU's Kimmel Center on Wednesday, Janaury 11, 2017. Tickets are $30 for METRO, myMETRO, and ESLN members, and $60 for non-members.    Conference Schedule 8:00 - 9:00 Registration 9:00 - 10:30 | ...

Saving Government Webpages at End of Term Harvest

In tandem with the 18th International Conference on Grey Literature last week, New York Academy of Medicine hosted End of Term Harvest, a community-based web archiving project to preserve executive branch web pages. There is no mandate for the Executive Branch ...