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LLMC-Digital Webinar

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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 |November 13th, 2017|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on LLMC-Digital Webinar

Are New Attorneys Competent Legal Researchers – And How Would You Know?

Gail A. Partin, Director and Law Librarian, Montague Law Library, Penn State’s Dickinson Law writes for On Firmer Ground about the research capabilities of new attorneys:
“As newly minted lawyers pass the bar exam and begin their legal careers, they will be confronted with research scenarios wholly unlike the problems they encountered in law school. […]

By |November 8th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Are New Attorneys Competent Legal Researchers – And How Would You Know?

The Real “Black Box” Dilemma of Legacy Legal Research Tools

Andrew Arruda writes for LLRX about a study which shines light into the real black box problem in legal research.
“The good here is that this study put the six legacy services to the test. The goal of the article was, “in part, a call for more algorithmic accountability.” This search for great accountability was […]

By |November 6th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on The Real “Black Box” Dilemma of Legacy Legal Research Tools

AI And The Rule Of Law

Recognizing the old adage “put your money where your mouth is”

Ken Grady, Professor @MSULaw, LegalRnD Faculty, writes about artificial intelligence and the law:
“We could romanticize our notions about the rule of law. There was a time when people were good, law-abiding citizens looking out for each other. Visions of a small town in rural […]

By |November 1st, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on AI And The Rule Of Law

AALL PLLIP Webinar – Membership Has Its Privileges – It’s Time to Join a Membership Law Library

On November 2nd at 1pm Eastern our Executive Director, Lucy Curci-Gonzalez will be speaking in an intriguing webinar for AALL PLLIP titled Membership Has Its Privileges – It’s Time to Join a Membership Law Library.
This webinar examines the return on investment of joining a membership law library. These libraries are partners with the information professionals in […]

By |October 30th, 2017|Announcements, New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on AALL PLLIP Webinar – Membership Has Its Privileges – It’s Time to Join a Membership Law Library

LexisNexis Librarian Update Luncheon

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 see the latest on Ravel Law.
 
Please RSVP to join us.
 
November 9th, 12:00pm – 1:30pm (Starting promptly at 12:20, Lunch will be provided)
RSVP by November 6th
New York Law Institute
120 Broadway […]

By |October 25th, 2017|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on LexisNexis Librarian Update Luncheon

NYLI OverDrive Collection Webinar

October 25th 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 new […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI OverDrive Collection Webinar

Building a better law firm: People, process and technology

Lance Odegard, director of National Technology for Thomson Reuters, writes for Thomson Reuters Forum Magazine about improving law firm efficiency:
“The technological innovations that enable law firms to improve their efficiency and lower costs to clients can’t be taken in a vacuum. Too often, firms seize onto the latest shiny tech trinket – only to […]

By |October 18th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Building a better law firm: People, process and technology

The State of Law Library eBooks 2017-18 Part One: The Landscape

We have an article series that is being published in the excellent LLRX online journal. Part One is live now: The State of Law Library eBooks 2017-18 Part One: The Landscape.
“This article will describe the current landscape of eBooks relevant to the law library field, the benefits and challenges of offering eBooks in law […]

By |October 16th, 2017|Announcements, New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on The State of Law Library eBooks 2017-18 Part One: The Landscape

LLAGNY CLE Program for Deliberate Solos at NYLI

The New York Law Institute is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a program in partnership with LLAGNY and Deliberate Solos:
NY CLE Program
October  18, 2017 6:00-7:30 p.m.
New York Law Institute
120 Broadway Room 932
All attorney attendees will receive one (1) New York Skills credit
RSVP Deadline: October 16th
Please send your RSVP by October 16 to […]

By |October 11th, 2017|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on LLAGNY CLE Program for Deliberate Solos at NYLI