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Three Leading Art Museums Join Forces

The Frick Art Reference Library and the libraries of the Brooklyn Museum and The Museum of Modern Art are bringing their respective online catalogs together in an integrated library system, broadening access to the renowned research collections of all three ...
Author: Sam Streed
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Hospital Library Services Program Update

In June, METRO’s Hospital Library Services Program (HLSP) embarked on an exciting new program called MetroDoc in collaboration with the New York University School of Medicine Library. Through funding from the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation and HLSP funds, MetroDoc facilitates ...
Author: Sam Streed
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Jenna Freedman Receives ALA Futas Award

Jenna Freedman Receives ALA Futas AwardJenna Freedman© Maurice J. FreedmanWe're pleased to announce that Jenna Freedman, Coordinator of Reference Services and Zine Librarian at Barnard College Library, was recently named the winner of the American Library Association's Elizabeth Futas Catalyst ...
Author: Sam Streed
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“Member Happening” - It’s All About You!

Our new Member Happenings section is your place to share your library’s news and events with your fellow METRO members throughout the library community. To keep the Member Happenings column to a reasonable length, we’ll select several announcements for inclusion ...
Author: Sam Streed
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New York State Assembly Supports METRO Delivery Service

New York State Assembly Supports METRO Delivery ServiceOur thanks to the New York State Assembly for providing discretionary grants totaling $3,500 for METRO's Delivery Service, which allows our member libraries to deliver interlibrary loan and other materials quickly, efficiently, and ...
Author: Sam Streed
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Professional Development Opportunities You Won’t Want to Miss

METRO Workshop: Making Meetings Work Better Date/Time: Tuesday, October 16, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: METRO's Training Center, 57 East 11th Street, 4th floor Fee: $75 members; $100 nonmembers Are your meetings monotonous and dull? Do they unravel at ...
Author: Jason Kucsma
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Queens Library #1 in Circulation

Queens Library has a lot to be proud of. It recently topped U.S. public library circulation with 20.2 million items lent in fiscal year 2006, breaking all previous records in the nation. Preliminary results for FY '07 confirm the top ...
Author: Sam Streed
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Vendor Discounts for METRO Members

We're pleased to announce the addition of three new vendor discounts for our member libraries: A 10% discount on all books available through Neal-Schuman Publishers. Neal-Schuman's reference books and how-to-do-it manuals for librarians, educators, researchers, and information professionals are perennial ...
Author: Sam Streed
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METRO Workshop Leader Marcia Lei Zeng Appointed to IFLA Working Group

Our colleague, Dr. Marcia Lei Zeng, was recently appointed to the World Digital Library Working Group on Digital Library Guidelines at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). This prestigious working group consists of ten members from ten ...
Author: Sam Streed
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METRO Delivers...With A Little Help From Our Friends

The METRO Delivery Service provides our members with free courier services that facilitate thousands of interlibrary loans of books, journals, and other materials each year. To enhance this important member benefit, we've developed a brief survey to better understand your ...
Author: Sam Streed
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