NYLI News

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 […]

By |December 6th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Holiday Haiku Contest!

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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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at The New York Law Institute!

By |November 28th, 2019|Announcements|Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving!

Early Closing for Thanksgiving Holiday at NYLI

NYLI will close at 3:00PM on Wednesday November 27th and will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 28th and 29th, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  We here at the New York Law Institute wish you a happy holiday!

By |November 25th, 2019|Announcements|Comments Off on Early Closing for Thanksgiving Holiday at NYLI

Talking Turkey: NYLI’s collections & celebrating National American Indian Heritage Month!

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. “U.S.S. New York” The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1916. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c1e518e3-df45-5ef2-e040-e00a18063c7a

It’s been nearly 30 years since Congress declared November as National American Indian Heritage Month accompanied by Presidential Proclamation 6230 . The U.S. Government provides some […]

By |November 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Talking Turkey: NYLI’s collections & celebrating National American Indian Heritage Month!

NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

November 20th @ 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 |November 18th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

Fall 2019 LexisNexis Librarian Update hosted at NYLI

LexisNexis Librarian Update Luncheon – Fall 2019
 

 
It’s that time of the year again!
Your NYC LexisNexis Librarian Relations Consultants are hosting their bi-annual Librarian Update Luncheon.
Join us to see the newest enhancements on Lexis Advance and a look at the new Courtlink.
 
Please RSVP and indicate the date you’d like to join us in your email.
 
November 21st , 12:00pm – 1:30pm (Starting promptly at 12:20, Lunch will be provided)
RSVP by November 14th
New York […]

By |November 13th, 2019|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on Fall 2019 LexisNexis Librarian Update hosted at NYLI

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 |November 11th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on All About NYLI Webinar

NYLI Congrats all those who passed the Bar… & just a few more questions for you….

NYLI Congrats all those who passed the Bar…Do you know who Christopher Columbus Langdell is?

 

 
Were you once a 1L, 2L, & finally a 3L? That’s because of Christopher Columbus Langdell!
Did your professors rely on the Socratic method & case law?  Blame Christopher Columbus Langdell!
Standardized test to gain admittance to Law School?  That was Christoph… […]

By |November 6th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Congrats all those who passed the Bar… & just a few more questions for you….