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NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

September 27th @ 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 […]

By |September 26th, 2016|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

Guide to Using Snapchat in Investigations

Using social media for investigations is nothing new, but with a platform like Snapchat things can get a little complicated. With content that purportedly ‘disappears,’ Snapchat seems like a safe space for users to post anything. This might be the very reason it makes for an invaluable source of information. JoEllen Marsh of Social […]

By |September 21st, 2016|News from the Field|Comments Off on Guide to Using Snapchat in Investigations

Don’t Just Adapt

In Lawyer’s Weekly, Lara Bullock quotes a speaker at the ALPMA Legal Management Summit. The article reviews the new survival problems law firms face and how they should respond.  The overall message being: adaptation keeps you afloat for a short time, but transformation creates new life for law firms.

Read the full article here

By |September 19th, 2016|News from the Field|Comments Off on Don’t Just Adapt

NYLI Director of IT to Tour Indiana Libraries

Our own Director of Information Technology, Ellyssa Valenti (Kroski) will be traveling to Indiana next week to offer training workshops across the state based on her upcoming book The Makerspace Librarian’s Sourcebook to be published by the American Library Association in February 2017.

By |September 14th, 2016|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Director of IT to Tour Indiana Libraries

The Digital Courtroom

In a recent podcast, Robert Ambrogi of the Law Sites blog chats to the founder of Opus 2, Graham Smith-Bernal. They discuss how his company’s services simplify collaboration and access to litigation content.

Listen to the podcast here

By |September 12th, 2016|News from the Field|Comments Off on The Digital Courtroom

Improving Jobs with AI not Replacing Them

Stephanie Francis Ward of the ABA Journal covers the implications of Ross Intelligence, i.e. the “AI Lawyer.” Its creator, Jimoh Ovbiagele, emphasizes its role in reducing legal fees for the overwhelming majority of people who can’t afford representation. He also points out that Ross is meant to cut difficulty and cost, not lawyers out […]

By |September 8th, 2016|News from the Field|Comments Off on Improving Jobs with AI not Replacing Them

20 New Nutshell eBooks Added!

We have recently acquired more Nutshell eBooks to add to our growing eBooks collection including the following 20 titles.  All Nutshell digital books are cataloged in our OPAC and are available through our our OverDrive eBooks collection:

 

·        Federal Civil Jurisdiction in a Nutshell

·        First Amendment Law in a Nutshell

·        Government Contracts in a Nutshell

·        Intellectual […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on 20 New Nutshell eBooks Added!

NYLI closes early Fri 9/2 and will be closed Labor Day Mon 9/6

The New York Law Institute will close at 3:30 PM on Friday, September 2, 2016 and will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016 in observance of the Labor Day national holiday.  NYLI will reopen at 8:30 AM on Tuesday the 6th.

By |September 1st, 2016|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI closes early Fri 9/2 and will be closed Labor Day Mon 9/6

I Love My ILS Luncheon

‘I love my ILS!”, said no one ever. Well, now you can. Introducing H.O.L.M.E.S. Your ILS in the cloud.
Please join us for lunch & an overview of an I.L.S. you will be passionate about.

Presented by Law Library Management, Inc. & The New York Law Institute

When:  Wednesday September 21st, 2016 12:30 P.M.

Where: New York […]

By |August 31st, 2016|Announcements|Comments Off on I Love My ILS Luncheon

Clients Prefer Lawyers with Social Media Presence

Stephen Fairly of the National Law Review breaks down the importance of social media in the legal profession.  Referring to a FindLaw survey, he says almost 70% of people aged 18-44 look for lawyers on social media.

His six point guide to using social media touches on the importance of content, audience, and personal image.

Read […]

By |August 29th, 2016|News from the Field, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Clients Prefer Lawyers with Social Media Presence