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New Report Lays Out Blueprint for New York City’s Aging Public Libraries

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO The latest report from Center for An Urban Future illuminates the complex funding issues that have left New York City’s public libraries in a state of disrepair. All told, 59 branches across ...

Guggenheim Museum to Host Wikipedia “Gugg-a-thon” in Early October

by Dorothy Howard, Wikipedian-in-Residence and Open Data Fellow, METRO Guggenheim Museum will host a Wikipedia “Gugg-a-thon” on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 to support contributions to Wikipedia’s content on museum architecture. Join us at the Guggenheim to add information about museum ...

Open Invitation: LACUNY's International Relations Roundtable Meeting on September 26

The following announcement was shared with us by LACUNY's International Relations Roundtable. Librarians from across NYC and Westchester County are welcome to attend. To gain entrance into CUNY's Grad Center, please email John Carey, Co-Chair, LACUNY International Relations Roundtable. For ...

Share Your Innovative Projects at METRO's Annual Conference

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO We’re excited to announce that our Annual Conference is set to take place at Baruch College on Thursday, January 15, 2015. This year’s keynote will be given by Siva Vaidhyanathan, Robertson Professor, ...

METRO Welcomes The First-Ever NDSR-NY Cohort

By Margo Padilla, Strategic Initiatives Manager, METRO We are thrilled to welcome the first-ever cohort of the National Digital Stewardship Residency in New York (NDSR-NY) program! This initiative will develop new professionals in digital stewardship through funded, post-graduate residencies. Our ...

Question for Mid-Career Information Professionals: What has Been Your Biggest Career Challenge?

By Ellen Mehling, Career Development Consultant, METRO A few months ago, we asked new information professionals about the best career advice they’ve received. This time we are asking a question of mid-career professionals: “What has been your biggest career challenge ...

Develop Your Leadership Potential in METRO's New Lab

By Laura Forshay, Professional Development Manager, METRO This fall, we are pleased to launch the METRO Leadership Lab -- a new initiative that fosters the growth of current and future library leaders. The program brings together a small, like-minded group ...

METRO Member Spotlight: The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO Located among the high rises on 45th Street in Manhattan, the Adrian G. Marcuse Library in LIM College’s Maxwell Hall offers a specialized collection of materials on fashion and related business areas ...

Nominate Your Favorite Government Information Librarian for NYLA's Mildred Lowe Award

The following reminder was posted to NYLINE today. If you know an exemplary Government Information Librarian, please consider nominating them for NYLA's Mildred Lowe Award. Applications are due by next Tuesday, September 2, 2014: The New York Library Association Government ...

ACRL/NY Calls for Mentoring Program Participants

ACRL/NY recently put out a call for participants for their well-reputed mentorship program. If you're a member of ACRL/NY, please consider applying by September 21, 2014. The Association of College and Research Libraries / Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter ...