October 30 is #AskanArchivist Day. Archivists nationwide will answer questions about historical materials on Twitter. Using the hashtag #askanarchivist, you can ask questions about collections, particular types of preservation and archives, or you can simply follow the conversation using the hashtag. Archivists from universities, museums, historical societies, churches, businesses, local and state governments, […]
Google has recently launched a site dedicated to helping government provide information through YouTube. The site, called Government 101, offers a broad range of YouTube advice, including help on features like live streaming, annotations, and playlists. The site also includes case studies from government offices around the world that are using YouTube […]
The Law Library of Congress recently published Landlord-Tenant Law: A Beginner’s Guide. The guide points out that landlord-tenant law does tend to be state-specific. However, it does provide useful information about books, websites, and other resources that might help a researcher beginning landlord-tenant research.
You can access the full beginner’s guide here.
Slate recently published an article about the limitations of usage of devices. The author bought a used Samsung mobile phone and wanted to replace, in his words, “the bloated, privacy-invading system that comes standard with Samsung’s Android devices.” Samsung and Sprint, who handled the data plan for the phone, locked down the technology, […]
The New York Law Institute’s eBook collection of over 75,000 titles allows us meet the needs of our patrons for books on topics that may not be widely available in a law library. This post highlights some recently checked-out ebooks dealing with the subject of arbitration, domestic, foreign, and international.
The Arbitration Act 1996: A […]
On the heels of announcements by Google and Apple to get into the realm of healthcare, Facebook recently announced that it, too, would enter the field. Facebook is developing health tracking and monitoring platforms and apps. Facebook has reportedly been holding meetings with medical professionals. Of course, many have raised concern over Facebook’s […]
The Verge recently reported that Larry Page, Chief Executive Officer of Google, has a lot of plans for the future. About a year ago, Page started Google 2.0, a project to look at ways Google can overcome big challenges facing humanity. Such plans include more efficient airports and cities. Google has proposed […]
October 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
The Library of the New York Law Institute offers web-based training sessions to help you discover new resources and enhance your research with LLMC-Digital, an extensive archive of historical primary and specialized legal materials covering the U.S. federal and state governments, the British Commonwealth, other foreign countries, […]
To celebrate the Halloween season, we’ve scared up a collection of frightful legal tomes to haunt your mobile devices. Don’t be afraid to check out this selection of Halloween-themed eBooks here on our website.
In the wake of Apple’s announcement of the Apple Watch, Wired.com asked whether it is a product that will be embraced by potential users. The article points out that watches were not initially popular when they came out. The article says it will take a “social revolution” for the world to embrace the […]