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Asked&Answered: Sharing Effectively at Meetings

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: What's the most effective way to share information at ...

World IA Day Recap: Building Happiness into Web Design

By Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO This past February, World IA Day hit 38 cities around the globe. The METRO community was well represented at the NYC’s event; the day was planned by Pratt SILS student Samantha Raddatz, ...

myMETRO Member Spotlight: Nila Bernstengel

It was our pleasure to speak with Nila Bernstengel in this month's myMETRO spotlight. Nila's interest in design led her to move to New York City, where she ultimately earned an MLS and began working for one of our favorite ...

Four Questions for ALA's Four Presidential Candidates: Our Interview with Joseph Janes

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO Election season for the American Library Association continues! ALA members are invited to cast their votes for one of the four 2015 Presidential Candidates through May 1, 2015. Our third interview in ...

Events, Grants, and More from New York State's Documentary Heritage Program

New York State Archives sends out a manifest of all kinds of upcoming events and grant opportunities that may be of interest to cultural heritage institutions here in New York. Here is this week's round-up: New York State Historic Newspapers ...

Management 101: Providing Effective Feedback

by Laura Forshay, Professional Development Manager, METRO In a competitive work environment, promotion to a management position is exciting and gratifying. However, as many of us know, it can also be quite daunting. You’ve already proved yourself by producing high ...

Four Questions for ALA's Four Presidential Candidates: Our Interview with Julie Todaro

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO Election season for the American Library Association is underway! ALA members are invited to cast their votes for one of the four 2015 Presidential Candidates through May 1, 2015. Julie Todaro is next ...

A Letter from METRO's Wikipedian-in-Residence

Dear METRO members and Wikipedians, I want to thank you all so much for your support of my role as Wikipedian-in-Residence at the Metropolitan New York Library Council, and for your participation in the many events we’ve organized together since ...

Ten Finalists Named for the 2015 NYC Neighborhood Library Awards

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO Congratulations to the ten New York City branch libraries that have been named finalists for the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards! This is the 2nd year in which the Revson Foundation, the Stavros ...

Four Questions for ALA's Four 2015 Presidential Candidates: METRO Interviews Jamie LaRue

By Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO It's election season for the American Library Association! Starting today, ALA members can begin to casts their vote for one of the four 2015 Presidential Candidates. To mark the occasion, we're interviewing ...