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Blog Notes

Professional journals do a fine job of reporting on library-related technology, but it’s also advantageous to keep an eye on the “big picture” of broader technological trends. That’s because many of these trends will ultimately affect library technology and reshape ...
Author: Sam Streed
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Grant Information Session

METRO invites all of its member libraries in New York City and Westchester County to apply for a METRO 2008 Digitization Grant or a 2008 Retropsective Conversion Grant. The digitization grants are aimed at facilitating the creation of digital materials relating ...
Author: Sam Streed
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Web 2.0 Survey

This month, METRO is conducting an important survey on our member librarians' needs and interests vis-à-vis web 2.0 technologies.  The survey will guide us in developing trainings and other resources that help our member libraries enhance community networking and other ...
Author: Sam Streed
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METROCasting Application

Later this year METRO will launch a series of podcasts on topics of importance to our community. Following an application process, twelve librarians will be chosen to participate in developing podcasts for download on the METRO website and on their ...
Author: Sam Streed
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Spring 2007 e-newsletter

Spring e-newsletter The spring 2007 issue of METRO's e-newsletter is now available. In this issue you'll find information on:  Digitization projects New METROCasting Project Upcoming events at METRO  You can read METRO's e-newsletter online.
Author: Sam Streed
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METRO Membership Directory Available for Download & Print

As you know, METRO enjoys a membership of more than 1,200 public, academic, medical and other libraries, making it the largest of New York's 3R's and one of the largest library service organizations in the world. To keep our diverse ...
Author: Sam Streed
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Summer 2007 Professional Development

Professional Development Summer 2007 Catalog METRO's summer 2007 professional development courses are now available on the web. Summer program highlights include: Digitization workshops on metadata and copyright. Webinars on RSS and blogging software A tour of The New York Public Library ...
Author: METRO admin
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Fall 2007 Professional Development

Professional Development Fall 2007 Catalog METRO's fall 2007 professional development course listing in now available. Fall program highlights include: Digitization workshops on software and managing digitization projects. An Issues Forum on what millennials want from libraries. Workshops on career development ...
Author: Sam Streed
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METRO 2007 Annual Meeting

Hold the Date for METRO's 2007 Annual Meeting METRO's 2007 Annual Meeting will be held on October 26th, 2007 at MOMA.  The tentative schedule for the meeting day is: 10:30 AM Tours of the MOMA Library 1:00 Registration/Sign-in 2:00 Meeting ...
Author: METRO admin
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METRO Member Community Map

METRO Member Community Map is an easy way to instantly locate more than 250 academic, public, school, and special libraries in New York City and Westchester County. The map provides addresses, travel information, and hyperlinks to each library so you ...
Author: METRO admin
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