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We had a productive year at METRO! We launched new programs, met new colleagues, and continued to keep our community informed by planning more than 100 workshops. Read our Year in Review for more: http://metro.org/articles/our-2014-year-in-review/
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This Hangout On Air is hosted by Metropolitan New York Library Council. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Mon, November 24, 2014, 1:50 PM
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Metadata mavens! Work with the New York hub of the DPLA as a Metadata Specialist for the Empire State Digital Network. The job is located in NYC, and apps are due on Friday, April 18, 2014. 
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We are now accepting applications from institutions and residents for our National Digital Stewardship Residency program! If you'd like to secure a bright future for your digital objects, read all about the NDSR program at the link. And you don't need to be a METRO member to apply.
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Queens Library partnered with Historypin on a super cool new project that helps residents of the nation's most diverse borough share their memories. We are very excited to have provided funding for this!
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The Empire State Digital Network is one of three new service hubs working to bring metadata and content to the Digital Public Library of America. We are happy to report that New York State's new DPLA hub will be administered by METRO.
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We're excited to announce the details of our next annual conference! We hope you'll save Thursday, January 15, 2015 for our all-day event. Our keynote speaker this year will be Siva Vaidhyanathan, and we're seeking presentations from METRO members: http://metro.org/articles/metros-annual-conference-2015/
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We're hiring! If you have metadata chops or know someone who does, our Metadata Specialist for the Empire State Digital Network (a DPLA hub) may be of interest: 
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We are thrilled to support the work of four individual myMETRO members! Topics this year range from services for minorities in libraries with diverse populations to creating resources for artist archives. Welcome aboard, Caroline, Kelly, Brian, and Louis!
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Registration is now open for METRO's 2nd Annual Conference, featuring keynote speaker Jessamyn West. This takes place on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 and is free to METRO members. Hope to see you there!
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Public domain icons for libraries and archives are now available at The Noun Project! Great for use on signage and on the web.
We recently hosted an Iconathon with The Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO). Our goal of the workshop was to design cultural heritage symbols intended for use in institutions like...
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We're a non-profit organization working to develop and maintain essential library services throughout New York City and Westchester County.