METRO's 2017 Annual Conference

METRO's 2017 Annual Conference will take place at NYU's Kimmel Center on Wednesday, Janaury 11, 2017.

Tickets are $30 for METRO, myMETRO, and ESLN members, and $60 for non-members. 

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Conference Schedule

8:00 - 9:00

9:00 - 10:15 | Opening Session
Welcome & An Update on 599
Norman J. Jacknis, Board President, METRO
Nate Hill, Executive Director, METRO

Morning Keynote
Marie Østergård, Head of Community Engagement, Partnerships, and Communications at Dokk1

10:15 - 10:30 | Break

10:30 - 12:15
HLSP Plenary

10:30 - 11:15 | Session 1
Empire State Digital Network: Updates on New York State's Service Hub for DPLA
Kerri Willette, John Mignault, Chris Stanton

Will this be on the test?: Rethinking Information Literacy Course Design for High School Students
Robin O'Hanlon

Living to tell the tale: Librarians and an archivist come clean about their original research projects
Lee Ann Fullington, Frans Albarillo, Eamon Tewell, Elizabeth Surles

11:15 - 11:30 | Break

11:30 - 12:15 | Session 2
No API, No Problem
Julie I. May

Measuring Metadata for the Masses: Starting a Data Quality Program from Scratch
Shawn Averkamp, Sara Rubinow

Rethinking Educator Partnerships: Bringing Teachers to the Library to Learn
Amy Mikel

The IDS Project 2016: Interlibrary Loan Staff Development and Automation
Beth Posner, Bill Jones


12:15 - 12:30 | Break

12:30 - 1:30 | Lunch

1:30 - 2:15 | Session 3
The METRO Fellowship: New Narrative Approaches
Molly Schwartz, Katherine Martinez, Karen Li-Lun Hwang

The Design for Learning Program: Teaching Librarians Online About How to Teach Online
Arden Kirkland

Teaching MLA Skills to College Students with America's Next Top Citation
Katelyn Angell

Getting More Out of (and Into) Your Collections Management System
Bonnie Gordon, Patrick Galligan, Amy Berish, Julia Welby

2:15 - 2:30 | Break

2:30 - 3:00 | Session 4
Hack the Stacks
Jennifer Cwiok, Rebecca Morgan, Iris Lee, Stacy Schiff, Michael Caprio

What Can I Do? Librarianship in the Age of Trump
Julia Marden, Kristina Drury

Establishing the Archives for Storefront for Art and Architecture
Chialin Chou

3:00 - 3:15 | Break

3:15 - 3:45 | Session 5
The Culture in Transit Toolkit: A Discussion and Demonstration
Caroline Catchpole, Maggie Schreiner, Sarah Quick

Librarians as Labor: Lessons from Past and Present
Emily Drabinski, Aliqae Geraci

Space in the City: Moving an Archive in Manhattan
Tamar Zeffren

3:45 - 4:00 | Break

4:00 - 5:00 | Afternoon Keynore
Afternoon Keynote
Jeff Goldenson, Library Director at Olin College

Details about the HLSP plenary session will be announced in coming weeks. Questions about this year’s event can be addressed to Davis Erin Anderson at deanderson [at] metro [dot] org.

Tickets are $30 for METRO, myMETRO, and ESLN members, and $60 for non-members.


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Wed, Jan. 11, 2017
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. America/New_York


Kimmel Center
60 Washington Square
New York, NY 10012
United States