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

NYLI Board Member to Speak at St John’s Library School

NYLI Board member and author of the popular blog Dewey B Strategic Jean O’Grady will give the William A. Gillard Lecture at her alma mater, St. John’s University Division of Library and Information Science. “Has the Librarian-ship Sailed? Redefining the Profession in a Post-Google World” will address the dramatic impact of intelligent machines on […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on NYLI Board Member to Speak at St John’s Library School

NYLI Will Close Tomorrow

The New York Law Institute library will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, due to severe weather of heavy snow and blizzard conditions predicted for the New York City area.
NYLI cannot fulfill book loan and document delivery requests tomorrow and late fees for Tuesday, March 14, 2017 will be waived.
Weather permitting, NYLI will […]

By |March 13th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Will Close Tomorrow

New Book from NYLI’s Director of IT

On March 1st, NYLI’s Director of IT Ellyssa Kroski published a new book with the American Library Association titled The Makerspace Librarian’s Sourcebook which aims to be an essential all-in-one guidebook to the maker realm written specifically for librarians.  It will inspire readers through practical projects that they can implement in their libraries right now. […]

By |March 13th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on New Book from NYLI’s Director of IT

Is Virtual Reality Ready for Business Use?

Photo: Google Smart Contact Lens

Joseph Raczynski, Manager, Techical Client Management, Thomson Reuters writes about VR for business in the January issue of Practice Innovations.
“VR is a slice of sci-fi we have been anticipating for decades. Incubating in a state of inertia, it has been waiting to leverage the Trinity of Forces to rise. Widely […]

By |March 1st, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Is Virtual Reality Ready for Business Use?

National Library Week Legal Peeps Online Contest

Photo: Gallagher Law Library blog

We are hosting an online legal Peeps contest! We invite you, our members to get creative and design your best law-related Peeps diorama for our online contest and send us your photo. What’s at stake? Well, not just props for the best Peep pic, but a whopping $25 gift card for […]

By |February 27th, 2017|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on National Library Week Legal Peeps Online Contest

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.

Read the full article here.

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