Monthly Archives: January 2020

All About NYLI Webinar

The New York Law Institute now offers members a variety of resources and services including 2 eBooks collections providing access to over 160,000 eBook titles. We offer the entire West Academic Nutshells series in eBook format, hundreds of ABA titles, and Mathew Bender legal treatises.  We also offer access to valuable electronic resources such as […]

By |January 27th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on All About NYLI Webinar

Divorce, 1850s Style!

 

Celebrity actor in contested divorce…. media taking sides…. crowds attending proceedings…mutual accusations of infidelity…prominent lawyers…landmark alimony settlement followed by a dispute over legal fees.  Sound familiar?

Well, if you were around in 1850s, it would!

Philadelphia native son and premier American Shakespearean actor Edwin Forrest attempted to obtain a divorce from wife Catherine through the Pennsylvania […]

By |January 22nd, 2020|New at NYLI, NYLI Collections|Comments Off on Divorce, 1850s Style!

LOC and GPO Digitizing U.S. Congressional Serial Set

According to the Library of Congress website:
“The Law Library of Congress, in collaboration with the U.S. Government Publishing Office, has started a large multi-year effort to digitize and make accessible volumes of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set dating back to the first volume published in 1817.”
Read more here.

By |January 20th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on LOC and GPO Digitizing U.S. Congressional Serial Set

LLAGNY Book Club: Damnation Island with Author Appearance

LLAGNY BOOK CLUB

JANUARY DISCUSSION AND AUTHOR Q & A:

DAMNATION ISLAND: Poor, Sick, Mad & Criminal in 19th-Century New York By Stacy Horn

The LLAGNY Book Club will be meeting to discuss Damnation Island by Stacy Hornon Wednesday, January 29th from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The author will be joining the discussion and answering questions about the book. The discussion will take […]

By |January 17th, 2020|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on LLAGNY Book Club: Damnation Island with Author Appearance

NYLI Closing for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The New York Law Institute will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020 in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  NYLI will reopen on Tuesday, January 21st at 8:30 AM. Enjoy the holiday!

By |January 15th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Closing for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

NYLI’s Graphic Novel Book Club

We’ll be kicking off 2020 with our next Graphic Novel Book Club which will be discussing  The adventures of Tintin. Volume 1, and we will meet on Thursday January 16th.  RSVP with Eileen Dolan.

Location:

New York Law Institute, Inc.

120 Broadway, Suite 932

 212-732-8720

Date & time:  Thursday January 16th at 1pm

By |January 15th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI’s Graphic Novel Book Club

NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

January 15th @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Eastern

Optimize your federal legislative history research with ProQuest Congressional

The Library of the New York Law Institute offers web-based training sessions to help you discover new resources and enhance your research with Proquest Congressional, the premier electronic service for access to the activities and publications of the United […]

By |January 13th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

The Geek in Review – Ellyssa Valenti Kroski on Law Librarians in the Age of AI & a Hamilton Escape Room

NYLI’s Director of IT & Marketing Ellyssa Valenti Kroski was a guest on the latest Geek in Review podcast discussing her new book, Law Librarianship in the Age of AI and her Alexander Hamilton-themed escape room which she’ll be running at the Ark Group’s 14th annual Law Firm Library, Research & Information Services in […]

By |January 10th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on The Geek in Review – Ellyssa Valenti Kroski on Law Librarians in the Age of AI & a Hamilton Escape Room

We’ll be at Law Firm Libraries 2020 – Here’s a Discount Code!

Our Director of Information Technology and Marketing, Ellyssa Kroski, will be participating in the upcoming Law Firm Libraries 2020 conference on March 12 – 13, 2020.

She will be running the escape room Escape the Library: The Search for Alexander Hamilton and the Missing Librarian: A Time Travel Adventure on both days of the event […]

By |January 8th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on We’ll be at Law Firm Libraries 2020 – Here’s a Discount Code!

Holiday Edition Newsletter

Check out the special holiday issue of our quarterly newsletter for a quick update on everything that’s been happening here at NYLI.

Read more here.

By |January 6th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on Holiday Edition Newsletter