NYLI News

Access to VoxGov for NYLI Members

In June of this year we announced an exciting partnership with the VoxGov service that has made their database accessible to member through NYLI’s reference librarians.  NYLI’s research team will be happy to search for member requests in the VoxGov portal of over 30 million documents.   Voxgov’s U.S. Federal Government Collection is the largest and most […]

By |September 13th, 2017|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Access to VoxGov for NYLI Members

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 |September 11th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on LLMC-Digital Webinar

Videos of AALL and its Members

These two exciting videos both feature our Executive Director, Lucy Curci-Gonzalez, but that’s not the only reason you should watch them!  They both offer insight into who other AALL members are and what the association can offer.  As our Director mentions in one video…”AALL makes the impossible possible”.

Welcome New Members

Who We Are

By |September 7th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Videos of AALL and its Members

NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

September 6th @ 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 States […]

By |September 5th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

Dispelling Fair Use Myths Event at NYLI

The New York Law Institute and the Law Library Association of Greater New York are pleased to present the following live program:

Dispelling Fair Use Myths 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:30-8:00 pm
at the New York Law Institute
 
Speaker: Kyle Courtney
Speaker Information: Kyle K. Courtney, a lawyer and librarian, is the Copyright Advisor for Harvard University Library working in […]

By |August 30th, 2017|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Dispelling Fair Use Myths Event at NYLI

NYLI closes early Fri 9/1 and will be closed Labor Day Mon 9/4

The New York Law Institute will close at 3:30 PM on Friday, September 1, 2017 and will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of the Labor Day national holiday.  NYLI will reopen at 8:30 AM on Tuesday the 5th of September.

By |August 30th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI closes early Fri 9/1 and will be closed Labor Day Mon 9/4

How to Focus Your Thinking About Scatter Plots in Law

Scatter plots are one the most common types of graphs to help legal managers make decisions. Rees Morrison, Partner at Altman Weil, Inc. writes for Legaltech News about how to make sure you’re using them effectively.

Read more here.

By |August 28th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on How to Focus Your Thinking About Scatter Plots in Law

Is artificial intelligence causing a premature disruption in legal research?

Jamie J. Baker at the Texas Tech University School of Law has written an intriguing paper titled 2017 A Legal Research Odyssey: Artificial Intelligence as Disruptor.
“Cognitive computing is revolutionizing finance through the ability to combine structured and unstructured data and provide precise market analysis. It is also revolutionizing medicine by providing well-informed options for […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Is artificial intelligence causing a premature disruption in legal research?

Changing Knowledge Management (KM) Priorities

Ron Friedmann, moderator of an ILTA virtual roundtable last month discusses the results of a survey administered in advance of the event exploring KM priorities. The panelists included:

Jason Barnwell, Microsoft, Assistant GC for Law Firm Engagement Strategy
Camille Reynolds, Fenwick & West, Senior Director of KM
Rich Robbins, Sidley Austin, Director of KM

Read […]

By |August 21st, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Changing Knowledge Management (KM) Priorities

LLAGNY Heads to Austin for AALL 2017

LLAGNY has put together a great roundup post of member experiences at this year’s AALL Annual 2017 Conference, including spotlighting our NYLI poster on augmented reality.

Read more here.

By |August 16th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on LLAGNY Heads to Austin for AALL 2017