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METRO - Leading Through Change

METRO - Leading Through Change

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For nearly 50 years, the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) has helped its members seize opportunities presented by continuously evolving constituent needs and technological advances. Bridging the intersection of library sciences, knowledge management, and technology innovation, METRO upholds traditional information access ideals in an increasingly unmediated digital age.
For nearly 50 years, the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) has helped its members seize opportunities presented by continuously evolving constituent needs and technological advances. Bridging the intersection of library sciences, knowledge management, and technology innovation, METRO upholds traditional information access ideals in an increasingly unmediated digital age.

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Published by: Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) on May 15, 2012
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Metropolitan New York Library Council, 57 East 11th Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10003-4605Tel: 212.228.2320 Fax: 212.228.2598 | www.metro.org | info@metro.org | @tweetMETRO
F
MEMBERS
 
(partial list)
 City University of NY Libraries
 Columbia University
 Memorial Sloan-Kettering C.C.
 Mercy College
 Museum of Modern Art
 New York Botanical Garden
 New York Public Library
 New York University
 Rockefeller University
 Westchester Library System
 Sotheby’s Institute of Art
 Scholastic, Inc.
 UNICEF
BY THE NUMBERS
196410,0002501,20090+$375,000100+20
FoundedProfessionals representedMember organizationsMember librariesEvents held each yearGrants to membersJobs filled annuallyDiscrete digital collections
LEADERSHIP
METRO’s staff of seasoned professionals with extensive experience in libraryoperations, research, technology, and related areas is helmed by a newlyappointed Executive Director, Jason Kucsma – a librarian who brings vision,energy, and an entrepreneurial spirit to METRO that is critical to theorganization’s evolution during this critical period of change in the industry.Collaborating with METRO’s staff, Board of Trustees, members, andexperienced advisors, Kucsma works to develop and execute METRO'scontinually evolving range of member programs and services.
or nearly 50 years, the Metropolitan New York Library Council(METRO) has helped its members seize opportunities presentedby continuously evolving constituent needs and technological advances.Bridging the intersection of library sciences, knowledge management,and technology innovation, METRO upholds traditional informationaccess ideals in an increasingly unmediated digital age.
PROGRAMS & SERVICES
• Professional development
& training
• Special interest groups (SIGs)• Training & meeting facility• Industry advocacy & grants• Negotiated vendor discounts• Delivery service• MyMetro individual memberships• Job bank & career
management resources
• Research & best practices portal• Strategy planning support• Promotional opportunities
& peer networking
• World-class, multi-functional website• Digital collection hosting
DIGITAL STRATEGIES
METRO works with members to anticipate and seize opportunities presented bytechnological advances, including digital collection building, digital preservation,social media strategies, open source software, virtual reference, and more.
METROPOLITANNEW YORK LIBRARY COUNCIL

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