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ACRL/NY Mentoring Program Calls for Participants

Posted on behalf of our friends and colleagues at ACRL/NY:   The Association of College and Research Libraries / Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter (ACRL/NY) is pleased to offer another round of mentoring partnerships for the 2015 – 2016 ...

Three Events On Social Media are Headed Your Way

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO We've got a trio of in-person and online events coming up this October that go in depth on matching your online presence to your in-person skillset. On October 8, we'll be joined ...

New Vendor Discount: Reprints Desk

METRO members can now save on external Document Delivery for individual journal articles and book chapters by using the Article Galaxy A-Z Academic DocDel Collection from Reprints Desk. The collection features: Papers from more than 50,000 journals from all leading ...

Scholarships Available for The 2nd Annual WikiConference USA

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO The second WikiConference USA is coming up this fall. This national gathering of friends and editors of Wikipedia will be held at the U.S. National Archives on Friday 10/9 through Sunday 10/11. ...

Building a Mobile Digitization Toolkit from the Ground Up: An Interview with Culture In Transit's Caroline Catchpole

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO Mobile digitization scanning units for our John S. and James L. Knight Foundation-funded Culture In Transit (CIT) Project have hit the streets! Have you seen one? These lightweight kits accompany the CIT Digitization Specialists on ...

Want to Work for NYPL? Attend a Career Fair this Month

As you have undoubtedly heard, NYPL is hiring librarians throughout their system. If you're interested in applying for a job as a adult, children's, or young adult librarian, bring yourself and your resume to one of three open houses happening ...

What Went Right: A Case Study of a Successful Hiring (Part 1)

by Ellen Mehling, Career Development Consultant, METRO When the right person is hired, there is a story... Well, actually, two stories: the employer’s story of the search for the best applicant, and the new employee’s story of his or her ...

Eleven METRO Members Receive NEH Funding

The NEH Grant Awards for the coming year were announced last week, and we were thrilled as always to see a number of our members on the list of winners. For more info on the NEH grants, check this page. ...

METRO To Co-Sponsor Workshop on Rare Books in the Digital Era

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO We are honored to join American Jewish Historical Society and Center for Jewish History in support of Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)’s two-day rare books workshop at The Center ...

Asked&Answered: Should Women Wear Makeup to a Job Interview?

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: Should women wear makeup to a job interview? ...