NYLI News

NYLI Services New Staff Orientation Webinar

The New York Law Institute now offers members a variety of resources and services including 2 eBooks collections providing access to over 100,000 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 Proquest […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Services New Staff Orientation Webinar

NYLI Closed for President’s Day

The New York Law Institute will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017 in observance of the Presidents’ Day national holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, February 21st at 8:30 AM.

By |February 15th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Closed for President’s Day

ABA Makes Decision on Proposal to Change to Accreditation

The American Bar Association will not restrict accreditation of law schools for the time being. The proposal to restrict accreditation was a response to the growing reality of student debt and a difficult job market. However, numerous deans spoke out against the proposal for the consequences it would have on less privileged law schools.

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By |February 13th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on ABA Makes Decision on Proposal to Change to Accreditation

Digital Curators,Connectors, Change Agents and Innovators Panel

Jean O’Grady writes for Dewey B Strategic about the first panel of the new Legal Pros track at Legal Week–  New Ways for Law Librarians & Knowledge Managers to Become Indispensable which brought in a standing room only crowd.

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By |February 8th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Digital Curators,Connectors, Change Agents and Innovators Panel

NYLI OverDrive Collection Webinar

February 8th 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 116 West Academic Nutshells eBooks.

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

By |February 6th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI OverDrive Collection Webinar

Lucy Curci-Gonzalez at LegalTech

Our Executive Director, Lucy Curci-Gonzalez presided over the AALL booth at this year’s LegalTech conference. See more photos and LegalTech posts on the AALL Facebook page here.

By |February 2nd, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Lucy Curci-Gonzalez at LegalTech

Opinions on Legal Tech

Over at Above the Law, Zach Abramowitz is curating a conversation on legal technology. He’s asked various professionals in the legal industry to comment on a quote by the CEO of  legal tech company:

By contrast, selling tech-only solutions into the legal industry today would be like selling a conveyer belt to a blacksmith in the […]

By |January 30th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Opinions on Legal Tech

How to Winterproof your Library

In this insightful article, NYLI member Sarah Mauldin, Director of Library Services at Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP, discusses how the New York Law Institute can play a key role in your backup plan when your library experiences closures due to inclement weather or other instances when you need to share your workload.

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By |January 25th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on How to Winterproof your Library

LLMC-Digital Webinar

Webinar times are: Eastern Time

Optimize your records and briefs research with LLMC-Digital

The Library of the New York Law Institute offers web-based training sessions to help you discover new resources and enhance your research with LLMC-Digital, an extensive archive of historical primary and specialized legal materials covering the U.S. federal and state governments, the British […]

By |January 23rd, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on LLMC-Digital Webinar

Tech Tips from the Lawyerist

Megan Zavieh at the Lawyerist has a suggestion for making the best of the new year: add a little tech to your practice. She has some great tips for new ways to manage routine tasks and, more importantly, how to be more productive while maintaining ethical standards.

 

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By |January 17th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Tech Tips from the Lawyerist