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Using Omeka to Build Digital Collections: The METRO Case Study

The following chapter excerpt is from the fourth section of Digitization in the Real World; "One Plus One is Greater Than Two: Collaborative Projects." A version of this article originally appeared in the March/April 2010 issue of D-Lib Magazine.  Download ...

Meet METRO's New Digital Services Manager

  When METRO’s new Digital Services Manager, Anne Karle-Zenith, is asked about what triggered her move to libraries she quickly points to the time she spent creating Taste of Brooklyn — a website she ran with her partner in the ...

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
Category: member news | Sub Category: announcements

RBDB Grant Information Sessions

If your library is a METRO member located in New York City or Westchester County and is considering undertaking a digitization or retrospective conversion project, you may be interested in applying for a METRO RBDB Grant. METRO awards $100,000 annually ...
Author: METRO admin
Category: member news | Sub Category: announcements

METRO Announces Digitization Blog

The Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) launched a new blog about news in the digitization world. The blog will cover topics of interest to librarians currently involved in digitization projects as well as those who are interested in the ...
Author: Metro Admin
Category: member news | Sub Category: announcements

Digitization and Retrospective Conversion Grant applications now available

METRO Digitization and Retrospective Conversion Grant applications now available The Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) 2008 grant applications are now available online for Digitization and Retrospective Conversion. For more information and to download the applications, see the digitization grants page.
Author: METRO admin
Category: member news | Sub Category: announcements

METRO 2006 Digitization Survey Final Report

The Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) conducted its third digitization survey in the summer of 2006. The 2006 survey focused on measuring the growth of digital activity at METRO member institutions, and gathering the information needed to develop plans ...
Author: METRO admin
Category: member news | Sub Category: announcements