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An Update on METRO's New Home

Construction is underway at 599, the new home of Metropolitan New York Library Council. We look forward to welcoming members, friends, and colleagues to our debut in early 2017! Be sure to sign up for our new 599 mailing list for ...

METRO's New Podcast!

Our new podcast Library Bytegeist debuted on November 15! Hosted by METRO Fellow Molly Schwartz, Library Bytegeist is a collection of audio stories about the libraries, archives, and museums of New York City. The first episode features our three METRO's Fellows -- ...

Tickets Now Available for METROcon17

METRO's 2017 Annual Conference will take place at NYU's Kimmel Center on Wednesday, Janaury 11, 2017. Tickets are $30 for METRO, myMETRO, and ESLN members, and $60 for non-members.    Conference Schedule 8:00 - 9:00 Registration 9:00 - 10:30 | ...

Saving Government Webpages at End of Term Harvest

In tandem with the 18th International Conference on Grey Literature last week, New York Academy of Medicine hosted End of Term Harvest, a community-based web archiving project to preserve executive branch web pages. There is no mandate for the Executive Branch ...

Registration for METROcon17 Opens Tomorrow at Noon

Registration for METRO's 2017 Annual Conference will open tomorrow, December 1 at noon. Tickets are $30 for METRO, myMETRO, and ESLN members, and $60 for non-members. This year's conference will take place on Wednesday, January 11 at NYU’s Kimmel Center. ...

Unique Documents from the Italian Unification now Online

by Caroline Catchpole, Culture In Transit Mobile Digitization Specialist We are thrilled to announce the tenth and final collection to be digitized as part of the Culture in Transit project is now on DCMNY, METRO’s collection hosting platform. The collection, ...

Grey Literature End of Term Harvest

Reserve your spot today for Grey Literature End of Term Harvest Thursday, December 1, 201610 AM – 1 PM The New York Academy of Medicine 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street New York, NY 10029 Facilitator: Debbie Rabina, Ph.D. Pratt Institute, ...

METRO’s 2017 Annual Conference: Announcing our Selected Presentations

METRO’s 2017 Annual Conference will take place on Wednesday, January 11 at NYU’s Kimmel Center. This year’s event will highlight keynotes by Marie Ostergard and Jeff Goldenson, feature a plenary session for members of our Hospital Services Library Program, and ...

Key Historical Documents from One of NYC’s Oldest Organizations Now Online

We’re delighted to announce our ninth collection digitized through the Culture in Transit project has been published on METRO’s Collection Hosting platform, DCMNY. The Industry and Culture Collection from the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen, features 364 original documents, ...

Collection Development Grants for HLSP Members

Grant application season for our Hospital Library Services Program has begun.   Collection development grants for 2016/17 are now available to our HLSP members. Awards are based on funding available, established need, and current expenditure levels. More information about this grant and the ...