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NYPL Labs to Host Open Audio Weekend in late June

This just in from our pals at NYPL Labs. We will see you there! Open Audio Weekend @ NYPL, June 25-26, 2016 The New York Public Library and The Moth are excited to announce Open Audio Weekend, a two-day hackathon ...

Four Recordings Cover Current Aspects of Web Archiving

Four webinars recorded as part of the Web Archiving Webinar series have been posted to YouTube for the enjoyment of potential web archivists around the world. This series was co-produced by METRO's Web Archiving SIG, currently convened by Sumitra Duncan, ...

Key LGBT Material Now Online Through Culture in Transit

by Caroline Catchpole, Culutre In Transit Digitization Specialist We are delighted to announce two new collections published on DCMNY from the LGBT Community Center National History Archive, an institution we worked with as part of the Culture in Transit project; ...

METRO to Host ACRL/NY Meeting on Embedded Librarianship

From ACRL/NY's lovely flyer: ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee in collaboration with METRO invites you to our Spring 2016 program. WHEN: Monday, May 16, 2016, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM WHERE: 57 East 11th Street, Fourth Floor, New York, NY 10003. ...

Culture in Transit Adds An Important Soviet Jewry Collection to DCMNY

by Caroline Catchpole, Culture In Transit Digitization Specialist The sixth collection from Culture in Transit has now been published on METRO's Digital Culture site. The Student Struggle For Soviet Jewry Poster Collection comprises 177 hand drawn and printed posters from ...

IIIF Conference Brings New Solution for Image Delivery to NYC

METRO is excited to lend our support for an upcoming conference featuring the International Image Interoperability Framework, an open source and interoperable technology and community framework for image delivery.  On Tuesday, 10th of May 2016, the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) community and the ...

A.R.T. Presents: Cultural Collections and Disasters - Preparation and Go Bags

The Center for Jewish History is pleased to announce the event Cultural Collections and Disasters - Preparation and Go Bags, a presentation and Q&A with Erica Blumenfeld. Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 6:00 PM Center for Jewish History The Leo and Julia Forchheimer ...

Grolier Collection Live in DCMNY: Adding some European Flair to Digital Culture!

by Caroline Catchpole, Culture In Transit Digitization Specialist We are delighted to announce the addition to Digital Culture of The Grolier Club’s French Book Arts Trade Card Collection, our fifth Culture in Transit digitized collection. The Grolier Club, founded in ...

Apply Now for The METRO Fellowship

We're thrilled to announce that we're moving on to the next phase of the METRO Fellowship. After being in receipt of a great number of well-considered "reverse pitches" for fellowship projects from our members, we are ready to let the ...

Let's Get Digital: NDSR-NY 2016 Preservation Week Symposium

  {Let’s get Digital} NDSR-NY 2016 Preservation Week Symposium   WHAT: A day of digital preservation panels and workshops, as part of A.R.T.’s Preservation Week WHEN: April 28, 2016 from 9 AM to 6 PM WHERE: Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 ...