NYLI News

NYLI Closed for Memorial Day

The New York Law Institute will be closing early at 3 PM Friday, May 25, 2018 and closed Monday, May 28, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day . NYLI will reopen on Tuesday, May 29th at 8:30 a.m.

Happy Memorial Day!

By |May 23rd, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Closed for Memorial Day

Quick Tips for Creating Tutorials

Daniella Smith, associate professor at the University of North Texas and former school and public librarian offers 12 helpful tips for creating online tutorials for the AASL Knowledge Quest blog.

Avoid background noise by using a microphone or headset. When you are in a busy place, there is no telling what type of noise […]

By |May 23rd, 2018|News from the Field|Comments Off on Quick Tips for Creating Tutorials

Time Bandits and Productivity

Marlene Gebauer writes for 3 Geeks and a Law Blog about “time-theft thieves” as discussed in Dominica DeGrandis book, Making Work Visible: Exposing Time Theft to Optimize Work & Flow.
“The way to combat the thieves, according to DeGrandis, is to make work visible and to publicize what prevents work from flowing. This is harder […]

By |May 21st, 2018|News from the Field|Comments Off on Time Bandits and Productivity

Why Special Libraries are Important Destinations

The folks at Lucidea have published an interesting article on their blog about the importance of special libraries as places to visit as well as sources of knowledge.

 
“In addition to being technology powerhouses, special libraries as destinations—rather than exclusively virtual services—share a number of characteristics with brick and mortar public and academic libraries. Special […]

By |May 16th, 2018|News from the Field|Comments Off on Why Special Libraries are Important Destinations

Summer Associates Welcome at The New York Law Institute!

It’s that time of year again, and The New York Law Institute would like to welcome summer associates to enjoy free access to our facilities and resources. All summer associates working at NYLI member organizations are invited to access NYLI from May through August either online or onsite to conduct their research. We welcome […]

By |May 14th, 2018|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Summer Associates Welcome at The New York Law Institute!

NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

May 16th @ 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 |May 14th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

The 2018 LLAGNY Student Relations Committee Breakfast and Library Tours

The New York Law Institute was pleased to be a part of this annual event.
“…The next stop was a tour of the New York Law Institute, the oldest circulating law library in New York City. The library students were impressed with the 250,000 volumes as well as with the archival and historical collections at […]

By |May 9th, 2018|News from the Field|Comments Off on The 2018 LLAGNY Student Relations Committee Breakfast and Library Tours

Can Legal Research Be Taught?

Paul Gatz, reference librarian and adjunct professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, writes an intriguing three-part series on the question of whether students can be taught how to effectively conduct legal research for LLRX.  Check out all three parts:

Can Legal Research Be Taught? Part 1: The Relevance Paradox
Can Legal Research […]

By |May 7th, 2018|News from the Field|Comments Off on Can Legal Research Be Taught?

Historical Supreme Court Cases Now Online on loc.gov

Sabrina I. Pacifici at beSpacific discusses the details of the Historical Supreme Court Cases Now Online on loc.gov.
“Historical Supreme Court Cases Now Online – More Than 35,000 Decisions Now Available, Searchable on loc.gov: “More than 225 years of Supreme Court decisions acquired by the Library of Congress are now publicly available online – free […]

By |May 2nd, 2018|News from the Field|Comments Off on Historical Supreme Court Cases Now Online on loc.gov

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 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 |April 30th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Services New Staff Orientation Webinar