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Key Historical Documents from One of NYC’s Oldest Organizations Now Online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

New Toolkit from Culture In Transit Provides Key Resources for Community Digitization Initiatives

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Culture in Transit Toolkit. The Toolkit features extensive content that brings together equipment recommendations, standards, best practices, and strategies from three institutions in New York City working to bring mobile scanning equipment ...

Propose a Presentation for METRO's 2017 Annual Conference by Midnight

We hope you will consider presenting at our conference too! Submit a proposal by this Friday, October 14 at midnight. Here are the questions we ask on the form. Name Institution  Email Collaborator info Working title Description Questions about your presentation: If ...

Attend the Final Run of Our Digital Privacy Workshops

If you've missed out on the excellent Digital Privacy workshops so far, be sure to register for our final two sessions later this month. Our Data Privacy team is venturing out to Midtown and Long Island City to bring you ...

Announcing The Keynote Speakers for METRO's 2017 Annual Conference

We're excited to announce the two keynote speakers we will hear from at METRO's 2017 Annual Conference. Jeff Goldenson is the Library Director at Olin College of Engineering and a creative placemaker. The Olin Library is an interdisciplinary hub for ...