Tuesday, March 01, 2011

METRO Professional Development Update, March 2011

Job Hunting Tips and Tricks to Build Up Your Career
Thurs, March 3 | 5:30-8:30pm | No cost to METRO and SLA-NY Members, but registration is required
As Library Journal Movers and Shakers and ALA Emerging Leaders, Lisa Chow and Sandra Sajonas will share their experiences as well as some tips, tricks and tools for your career development no matter your level and experience in the profession. *Registration for this event has reached full capacity. To place your name on a waiting list, please contact Laura Forshay at lforshay@metro.org.
To learn more, please visit http://www.metro.org/en/cev/36.

How to Create and Manage Your Online Presence
Wed, March 9 | 1-4pm | $35 METRO, $30 myMETRO, $60 Non-members
In today's competitive job market it's more important than ever to have an impressive online presence. This workshop will discuss how to manage all aspects of your personal brand portfolio and develop strategies for branding success.
To learn more & register, please visit http://www.metro.org/en/cev/28.

ALA President's Forum: Sponsored by METRO
Thurs, March 10 | 4-6pm | No cost to METRO members, but registration required
Candidates Susan Stroyan and Maureen Sullivan will present brief remarks and be available for informal questions.
To learn more & register, please visit http://www.metro.org/en/cev/30.

WordPress Basics
Thurs, March 17 | 10am-1pm | $35 METRO, $30 myMETRO, $60 Non-members
During this three-hour workshop, instructor Nicole Engard will walk librarians through the basics of using WordPress as a content management system for an entire library website.
To learn more & register, please visit http://www.metro.org/en/cev/40.

WordPress Advanced
Thurs, March 24 | 10am-1pm | $35 METRO, $30 myMETRO, $60 Non-members
Geared toward librarians who have a basic understanding of WordPress, this follow-up workshop will explore in greater depth how to customize a WordPress library website.
To learn more & register, please visit http://www.metro.org/en/cev/41.

Mock Interviews: Are You Prepared?
Wed, April 6 | 5:30-8:00pm | $25 METRO & myMETRO, $30 Non-members
These role-playing mock interviews will give participants a chance to practice their interviewing skills and receive feedback regarding their performance. Space in this workshop is limited.
To learn more & register, please visit http://www.metro.org/en/cev/50.

Upcoming Special Interest Group Meetings:
Bibliographic Instruction: Citation Situation
Thurs, March 3 | 10:00am-12:00pm - Learn more & register at http://www.metro.org/en/cev/43

GoDIG: Freedom of Information Day
Wed, March 16 | 9:30am-12:00pm - Learn more & register at http://www.metro.org/en/cev/38

Digitization: Digital Preservation for Libraries & Archives
Thurs, March 31 | 10:00am-12:00pm - Learn more & register at http://www.metro.org/en/cev/37

Library 2.0: Using "Xtranormal" Movies in Libraries
Wed, April 6 | 10:00am-12:30pm - Learn more & register at http://www.metro.org/en/cev/39

Tues, April 12 | 10:00am-12:00pm - Learn more & register at http://www.metro.org/en/cev/49

Please contact Laura Forshay at lforshay@metro.org, 212.228.2320 x 10 with any questions