Our staff represents diverse backgrounds across all areas of library and information science and non-profit administration.
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We design software and provide deep consultation to libraries and archives around the world.
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METRO is a non-profit organization that provides essential services to libraries, archives, and museums.
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METRO is managed and governed by an elected Board of Trustees and program areas receive guidance from METRO’s Advisory Councils.
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Digital Culture of Metropolitan New York (DCMNY) provides online access to digital collections that document the history of the metropolitan New York region.
METRO works alongside our project partners to address challenges and move the library and archives fields forward.
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Our Digitization Grant Program helps our member libraries build and maintain digital collections.
We launched our Digitization Grant Program in January 2005 to support projects involving significant collections held by METRO member libraries in New York City and Westchester County. Since that time, we’ve awarded over $900,000 in grants to support 92 digital projects. Our grant program is supported in part by funds from the New York State Regional Bibliographic Databases Program.
We’re grateful for the support of over 200 institution members.
For nearly 50 years, we’ve offered essential services to our members. Join our network today!
We all have a lot to learn from each other. METRO connects people who are doing similar work at different institutions.
Our Interest Groups are convened by leaders in our field around a topic of interest to our community.
Equity in Action Grant: Information Session
Held Wednesday, May 10th, 2023 from 11am to 12pm
METRO's Programming Advisory Committee
We're putting together an advisory committee of METRO members to help us explore ideas that our community should be digging into in our professional development events. This committee will:
Applications for the 2023-2024 Equity in Action grant cycle opened Monday, April 10th, 2023, and applications will be due by Friday, June 9th, 2023.
You can find our online application form here. To be eligible to apply, an institution must be a METRO member.
METRO provides funding for digital projects, collection development, hospital services, and more.
Specific information about our current grant program and projects can be found on the pages below.
METRO is very fortunate to work with a variety of wonderful member institutions to provide digital space for valuable collections online in the Digital Culture of Metropolitan New York (DCMNY) shared repository space.