Monthly Archives: December 2019

NYLI Holiday Haiku Contest!

In the spirit of the holiday season, Emily Moog and Phoebe Hurtte created a fireplace for NYLI staff to gather round and read a few poems.   Now we’d like to have some haiku* poems to read. The most creative holiday haiku depicting law libraries, law books, legal tech, government documents, or law librarianship will […]

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Researching Great, Great, Great.. and a few more G’s.. Grandfather James W. Gerard at NYLI !

Researching Great, Great, .. and perhaps a few more G’s.. Grandfather James W. Gerard at The New York Law Institute !

Sumner Gerard , a direct descendant of NYLI founder James W. Gerard , was able to research some family history with the help of our resources and reference skills.

James W. Gerard (1794- 1874) was certainly […]

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LLAGNY Book Club goes Bad-Ass with Joshua Hammer’s best seller….All at NYLI !!

The LLAGNY Book Club returned to the theme of librarianship in November with a spirited discussion of The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer.  This dense documentary-style book raised more questions than could possibly be answered in one meeting, but all agreed that […]

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