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NYLI Board Member Elected to AALL Executive Board

We are proud to announce that NYLI Board member and author of the Dewey B Strategic blog, Jean O’Grady, has been elected to the AALL Board for a three year term from July 2017 – July 2020. Jean O’Grady is the Director of Research Services and Libraries at DLA Piper and is consistently ranked among […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Board Member Elected to AALL Executive Board

Records and Briefs at NYLI

Did you know that NYLI has a large collection of Records & Briefs?

Need a copy of a lower court trial decision?
Looking for the original complaint in a case that made it all the way to the Supreme Court?
Do you want to get the actual transcript of a trial?
All of these – and more – may […]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Records and Briefs at NYLI

Cloud-Based Software from a Lawyer’s Perspective

Above the Law’s Nicole Black profiles a litigation lawyer’s use of cloud-based tech. The article explains how the efficiency of new legal tech is an improvement on the standard legal software. It admits the learning curve is high, but it’s also well worth the effort.

Read the full article here

By |October 26th, 2016|News from the Field|Comments Off on Cloud-Based Software from a Lawyer’s Perspective

18 New Nutshell eBooks Added!

We have recently acquired more Nutshell eBooks to add to our growing eBooks collection including the following 18 titles.  All Nutshell digital books are cataloged in our OPAC and are available through our our OverDrive eBooks collection.  Here are the new titles:

Constitutional Law in a Nutshell
Elder Law in a Nutshell
Environmental Law in a Nutshell
Excellence in […]

By |October 19th, 2016|New at NYLI, NYLI Collections|Comments Off on 18 New Nutshell eBooks Added!

Open Access, Copyright, and Repositories Talk at NYLI

The New York Law Institute and the Law Library Association of Greater New York are pleased to present the following brown bag lunch session in celebration of Open Access Week:
Open Access, Copyright, and Repositories
Friday, October 28, 2016 12:30-1:30pm at the New York Law Institute

Speaker: Kyle Courtney

Speaker Information: Kyle K. Courtney, a lawyer and librarian, […]

By |October 17th, 2016|Announcements|Comments Off on Open Access, Copyright, and Repositories Talk at NYLI

Halloween eBooks at NYLI

Witch trials, monsters, and poison are on this month’s book list. Happy Halloween reading!

Here’s Eight Spooky Titles

By |October 12th, 2016|Announcements, NYLI Collections|Comments Off on Halloween eBooks at NYLI

NYLI OverDrive Collection Webinar

October 12th 1:30-2:00 pm EST

The New York Law Institute now offers members direct free access to a collection of over 500 eBooks from major legal publishers Matthew Bender and the ABA through their new OverDrive Collection.  This collection also includes the West Academic Nutshells series of eBooks.

Join Research Librarian Karen Oesterle to learn more about […]

By |October 10th, 2016|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI OverDrive Collection Webinar

New OverDrive eBooks Added!

We’ve added the following 3 James Publishing and 11 LexisNexis titles to our OverDrive Collection:

·        New York Civil Practice Before Trial

·        New York Objections

·        Social Security Disability Practice

·        Alternative Dispute Resolution

·        Arbitration Advocacy 2nd edition

·        Bloom on New York Wills Law

·        Civil Litigation in New York 6th edition

·        Consumer Credit Law Manual

·        Insuring Real Property

·        Internet Crimes, Torts and Scams

·        Liability of Corporate Officers and […]

By |October 5th, 2016|NYLI Collections|Comments Off on New OverDrive eBooks Added!

Improving Access to Legal Aid

In an interview with the founders of legal tech non-profit, Upsolve, Joe Borstein at Above the Law discusses how they got their start and what they’re trying to accomplish. Upsolve is legal innovation at its best. They’re simplifying a complex process and disrupting the status quo, all for the purpose of helping people.

Read the […]

By |October 3rd, 2016|News from the Field|Comments Off on Improving Access to Legal Aid

Law Librarians and Legal Tech

Victor Li of the ABA Journal chats with Jean O’Grady, NYLI Board member and the law librarian behind Dewey B Strategic. She explains how new technology drives efficiency in legal work and how librarians have a role in sorting through the multitude of technology to find the best tools for the job.

Listen to the […]

By |September 28th, 2016|News from the Field|Comments Off on Law Librarians and Legal Tech