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METRO Member Spotlight: The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO Located among the high rises on 45th Street in Manhattan, the Adrian G. Marcuse Library in LIM College’s Maxwell Hall offers a specialized collection of materials on fashion and related business areas ...

Nominate Your Favorite Government Information Librarian for NYLA's Mildred Lowe Award

The following reminder was posted to NYLINE today. If you know an exemplary Government Information Librarian, please consider nominating them for NYLA's Mildred Lowe Award. Applications are due by next Tuesday, September 2, 2014: The New York Library Association Government ...

ACRL/NY Calls for Mentoring Program Participants

ACRL/NY recently put out a call for participants for their well-reputed mentorship program. If you're a member of ACRL/NY, please consider applying by September 21, 2014. The Association of College and Research Libraries / Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter ...

Webinars and Workshops from The New York State Archives Documentary Heritage Program

The Documentary Heritage Program (DHP) is a statewide program that ensures the survival of New York's documentary heritage by providing financial support and guidance to the not-for-profit organizations that hold, collect, and make available the state's historical records. Congratulations to Centro ...

A Letter from Tom Nielsen, METRO's Member Services Manager

Dear Members, I hope you enjoy the upcoming Labor Day holiday! Now that we're back into the swing of things with the new school year, here are a few fall professional development opportunities to watch for at METRO: ArchivesSpace Workshop: ...

Colleagues and Friends Take the Stage at SLA NY's Conference Next Month

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO As SLA NY’s Conference and Expo takes shape, it’s been great to see familiar names populate the agenda. A number of colleagues in the METRO community will share their best wisdom and ...

Thoughts on Working Abroad as a Librarian, Part III: An American Librarian in China

By Ray Pun, New York University Shanghai To celebrate the Creative Commons launch of The Global Librarian, we're sharing stories and advice from five librarians who have lived and worked in countries around the world. This series is co-edited by Ray Pun, ...

Call for Presenters for ACRL's For-Profit Institutions Interest Group

The following article is brought to you by ACRL's Librarians in For-Profit Educational Institutions (LF-PEI) Interest Group:  Empowering Librarians, Empowering Students: the Inaugural ACRL LF-PEI Conference Call to Conference The American Library Association, Association of College and Research Libraries, Librarians in ...

Thoughts on Working Abroad as a Librarian, Part II: Tales from Three Adventurers

To celebrate the Creative Commons launch of The Global Librarian, we're sharing stories and advice from five librarians who have lived and worked in countries around the world. This series is co-edited by Ray Pun, Research and Reference Services Librarian at New ...

METRO and The Center for Jewish History (CJH) Team Up for Born-Digital Migration Service Pilot Project

by Kevin Schlottmann, Archival Services Manager at the Center for Jewish History The Center for Jewish History (CJH) and the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), are pleased to announce a library/archives working group, supported by the Delmas Foundation, that ...