Digital Services Advisory Council

Charge
To advise METRO on the development of digital services and digital initiatives planning in the region and on the use of RBDB funds for technology. To make recommendations for the allocation of resources toward existing and new digital services for METRO member libraries and librarians. To aid METRO in identifying emerging trends, technologies, services and policies with potential to affect the library/information world and share this information with members. To assist METRO in building relationships with regional and national organizations and individuals working to improve library services in digital environments.

John Aubry (Chair)
Director, Raymond Fogelman Social Science and Humanities Library
The New School

Andrea Buchner
Director, Gruss Lipper Digital Laboratory
The Center for Jewish History

Jennifer Cohlman
Librarian
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Library

Robert DeCandido
Database Coordinator
The Morgan Museum and Library

Karen Hanson
Digital Projects Librarian
New York University Health Sciences Libraries

John Hyslop
Digital Assets Manager, Long Island Division
Queens Public Library

Bill Jones (Outgoing Chair)
ILS Librarian
New York University Libraries

Barbara Mathé
Museum Archivist and Head of Library Special Collections
American Museum of Natural History Library

Marcia Sprules
Deputy Director, Library and Research Services
Council on Foreign Relations

Cynthia Tobar
Metadata Librarian, Assistant Professor
Mina Rees Library, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Ben Vershbow
Manager, NYPL Labs
New York Public Library 

Deborah Wythe
Head of Digital Collections and Services
Brooklyn Museum of Art

STAFF
Jason Kucsma
Acting Interim Director & Emerging Technologies Manager
METRO