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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 ...

A Letter from our Member Services Manager, October 2014

Dear myMETRO Members, Please join me on Wednesday, November 5 to hear presentations from two of the 2014 myMETRO Researchers-in-Residence. They will share the findings of their diligent research at the myMETRO SIG meeting at 5:30 pm at METRO. Register here.  ...

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 ...

Sharing Open Access Through the Art of Dance: New Film from Columbia and Barnard

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO We were excited to see the concepts of Open Access presented in a new context when, a few weeks ago, the short film Open Access Movement: a philosophy, a dance, a practice ...

Fall 2014 Innovative Internship Recipients Announced

by Margo Padilla, Strategic Programs Manager, METRO METRO is pleased to announce the fall 2014 recipients of its Innovative Internship Program. The goals of METRO Innovative Internship Program are to support innovative work for graduate students and recent graduates entering ...

Catching Up With Our NDSR Residents

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO After kicking off their residencies in early September, our cohort of five NDSR residents have been hard at work at their host institutions for more than a month. Now that they're settled, ...

Announcing METRO’s 2014 Digitization Grant Awards

by Anne-Karle Zenith, Digital Services Manager, METRO METRO is pleased to announce that ten institutions in New York City and Westchester County have been awarded grant funding to support digitization projects that will expand access to important collections of historic ...

METRO's Strategic Programs Manager to Participate in OCLC Webcast

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO Margo Padilla, our Strategic Programs Manager, will present on an OCLC webinar on Monday, October 20, 2014. Innovative Solutions for Dealing with Born-digital Content in Obsolete Formats will cover various options for ...

Two METRO Members Receive High-Profile Grants from the Department of Education

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO Two METRO member institutions will receive highly sought-after funding from U.S. Department of Education’s Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) First in the World grant program. The College of New ...

METRO Member Spotlight: Rita and Frits Markus Library and Scientific Information Commons at The Rockefeller University

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO Located along the East River in Manhattan, The Rockefeller University is a foremost research institution in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics, and physics. The university was founded in 1901 by John D. ...