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METRO Endorses Jim Neal for ALA President

METRO’s Board of Directors and its staff are proud to endorse Jim Neal for the 2017 - 2018 ALA Presidency.  Currently serving as Treasurer, Jim joined our Board of Directors in 2011. As an advocate for librarians and other information professionals in ...

The METRO Fellowship: Pitch Your Library Challenges Today

Starting this September, METRO will host a cohort of fellows whose work will be determined by the real-world challenges faced by you, our members. Help us prepare for their arrival by sharing your library challenges. For the next several weeks, ...

METRO's 2016 Annual Conference: Photos, Slides, and Tweets

We had an excellent day at METRO's 2016 Annual Conference, and we hope those of you who joined us can say the same! If you weren't able to join us, or if you just want to reminisce, here are a ...

Essential Info for METRO's 2016 Annual Conference

Conference day is finally here! Here's some logistical information that we hope will make your day super smooth. Wifi Baruch Conference Center provides free access to wifi throughout the day! Here's how to log on: 1. Select the Baruch-Guest wireless ...

Ringing In The New Year with New Records from the Empire State in DPLA

by Caroline Catchpole, Culture in Transit Digitization Specialist, and Chris Stanton, Empire State Digital Network Metadata Specialist The Empire State Digital Network (ESDN) started 2016 off with a bang by completing a new ingest of content from New York State ...

New Pop Culture SIG at METRO

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO We’re excited to unveil a new Special Interest Group here at METRO. This SIG will cover all things pop culture and will be led by Caroline Fuchs (Associate Professor & Outreach Librarian ...

A New Name for METRO & Its Sister Councils

The NY 3Rs Association, Inc. is pleased to announce it has changed its name to Empire State Library Network. Empire State Library Network (ESLN) is an affiliation of the nine regional library councils across the state of New York. This ...

Arts & Culture in the Bronx: New collection from Culture in Transit now available on Digital Culture

by Caroline Catchpole, Culture In Transit Digitization Specialist We are delighted to announce the publication of the fourth collection to be digitized as part of our John S. and James L. Knight Foundation funded project, Culture in Transit.  The Hostos ...

Announcing the METRO Fellowship

Posted to METRO-announce on January 5: Happy New Year! We're excited to launch a new initiative here at METRO. Please see the following email from our director, Nate Hill.    Hello everyone, and HAPPY NEW YEAR! I'm writing all of ...

Asked&Answered: Should I Contact a Hiring Manager After My Interview?

By Ellen Mehling, Career Development Consultant, METRO Welcome to Asked&Answered, our monthly advice column in which Ellen Mehling, METRO's Career Services Consultant, answers reader questions.  Qs: I applied for a job I am extremely interested in, but have not yet ...