Karen

About Karen Oesterle

Research Librarian Karen Oesterle has been involved with law libraries for over 25 years. With Matthew Bender, she worked with law librarians in law firms, corporations, and state and federal government agency libraries. She spent 25 years with Matthew Bender and LexisNexis providing print and digital solutions to law firms and clients based in New York, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia.

Labor Day Early Closing

The New York Law Institute will close at 3 PM this Friday September 4th and reopen on Tuesday September 8th at 8:30 AM. Have a pleasant Labor Day Weekend.

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July 4th Closing

The New York Law Institute will be closed on Friday July 3rd and reopen on Monday  July 6th at 8:30 AM. Have a pleasant 4th of July holiday.

 

 

 

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Spring Cleaning

Last week, it was beginning to feel as if spring has finally arrived in New York.  Now, of course, we are in the heat of summer.  Yes, the pollen count is dreadful, but weren’t the tulips gorgeous!  And haven’t the azaleas and rhododendrons been spectacular this year?  In thinking about ‘spring cleaning’ as it […]

By |May 28th, 2015|News from the Field, NYLI Collections|Comments Off on Spring Cleaning

Book Expo America in NY this week

Book Expo America is in NYC this week at the Jacob Javits Center.  Book Expo America (BEA) is the leading book and author event for the North American publishing industry. It’s the best place to discover new titles and authors, network, and learn the latest trends during the BEA Content & Digital Conference.

BEA offers […]

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Law Library Dreams

Enjoying reading the AALL May 2015 Spectrum issue and loving the library renovation articles, including two libraries here in NY!  If cost (and architects) were no object, wouldn’t we all like to add a few of these features to our own law libraries?

Outdoor balconies
Diner booths with monitors
Central atrium
Two-story reading room windows
View of Lincoln Center
Coffee […]

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NYLI will close at 3:00 p.m. tomorrow, May 22, for the Memorial Day holiday

The New York Law Institute will close at 3PM tomorrow, May 22, for the Memorial Day holiday. We will reopen Tuesday, May 26, at 8:30 AM.

Have a pleasant holiday.

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New Staff for the Institute

The New York Law Institute is pleased to announce that Karen Oesterle has joined NYLI as a Research Librarian.  She comes to us with over 25 years of experience as a legal vendor.  She began with Matthew Bender in Virginia in 1989 and continued to serve clients with LexisNexis after Reed Elsevier purchased Matthew […]

By |May 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Staff for the Institute

Tools Law Librarians Need

From our favorite 3 Geeks and a Law Blog from 5/1/15, a recent post struck me.  The post discusses four critically important utilities for attorneys and bemoans the lack of a fifth capability for them.  In thinking about librarians rather than attorneys, I wonder what law librarians rely on the most?  When faced with […]

By |May 11th, 2015|News from the Field|Comments Off on Tools Law Librarians Need