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Three Rising Stars Selected to be METRO Fellows

METRO is pleased to announce that our inaugural cohort of fellows has been selected and will begin work on their projects next month. Each project will examine and seek creative solutions to real-world challenges, bridge diverse institutions, and rethink traditional ...

Help LACUNY and METRO Plan an Unconference on Racism, Anti-racism, and Libraries

Please join us for a planning meeting for an un-conference addressing themes raised at the 2016 LACUNY Institute, Race Matters: Libraries, Racism, and Antiracism. Organized by members of LACUNY and METRO, this forthcoming event will offer participants an opportunity to ...

A New Home for the Metropolitan New York Library Council

Metropolitan New York Library Council, a non-profit organization founded in 1960 that develops, maintains, and augments essential library services throughout New York City and Westchester County, has been located in the Union Square area at 11th and Broadway since 1990. ...

Archivists Round Table to Host ePADD Webinar

Register now via A.R.T! Join the project team from ePADD, open source and freely downloadable software that uses machine learning and natural language processing to support the appraisal, processing, discovery, and delivery of email archives. In November 2015, Stanford University ...

Prep for the fall semester with two assessment courses at METRO

As we gear up for the fall semester, METRO is hosting two assessment-related workshops. If you missed "Dealing with Qualitative Data" and "The Interview as An Assessment and Research Tool" in early June, signing up for the either of the ...

IFLA Public Libraries Section Presents Satellite Conference in early August

The Free Library of Philadelphia and the Chattanooga Public Library invites you to join the IFLA Public Libraries Section for a Satellite Conference in lovely Philadelphia, PA, August 10-12, 2016. The Conference has two themes. The first day is focused on ...

New York-New Jersey Chapter of the Medical Library Association Presents Mental Health First Aid Workshop

The New York-New Jersey Chapter of the Medical Library Association is pleased to sponsor this important workshop! Mental Health First AidTuesday, July 19, 20168:30am-5:00pm NYIT Manhattan Campus Auditorium 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor New York, NY 10023-7692 Cost: NY-NJ ...

Three Workshops on Citation & Research Management Tools at METRO this Summer

Come learn new tips and tricks about citation managers at METRO* this summer! Get to know these tools with workshops from expert practitioners.    Each of these workshops is $20 for METRO members and $40 for non-members. Email events@metro.org if you plan ...

METRO Appoints Susan Klimley as Hospital Library Services Program (HLSP) Manager

We're pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Klimley as Hospital Library Services Program (HLSP) Manager, beginning July 18, 2016. As HLSP Manager, Klimley will work closely with the HLSP Advisory Committee to support METRO in developing, enhancing, and improving ...

Reduce Your Stress Through Mindfulness with SLA NY

The following announcement is being shared on behalf of The New York Chapter of the Special Libraries Association. “Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: Intro for Information Professionals" Organized by Marcy Winkler and Brooke Raymond This is a special work-life balance event ...