NYLI News

See You at AALL!

The New York Law Institute’s Executive Director Lucy Curci-Gonzalez and Research Librarian Emily Moog will be attending this year’s AALL Annual Conference. If you see them, please say hi, they’ll see you soon!

By |July 10th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on See You at AALL!

Ticker Tape Parade Tomorrow

Once again, NYLI is part of New York City’s ticker tape tradition.   Tomorrow morning, July 10th, there will be a ticker tape parade along Broadway honoring the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team 4th  FIFA World Cup win.   Please be advised that this celebration may limit or delay access to our building at 120 Broadway.  Some recent  ticker […]

By |July 9th, 2019|Announcements|Comments Off on Ticker Tape Parade Tomorrow

AALL Crossword Puzzle

Our Research Librarian Emily Moog has created an original crossword puzzle in the spirit of the AALL Annual Meeting for your amusement!  Check out “Washington is a…”  and the solution to the puzzle below!  And be on the lookout for a famous quote within the puzzle itself!

Access the larger image here.

The Clues are here […]

By |July 8th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on AALL Crossword Puzzle

NYLI Fourth of July Closing

The New York Law Institute will close early on Wednesday July 3rd at 3:00 pm and will be closed on Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day.  NYLI will reopen on Monday, July 8th at 8:30 am.

Happy Fourth of July everyone!

By |July 1st, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Fourth of July Closing

LLAGNY Book Club at NYLI

The LLAGNY Book Club will be meeting to discuss Just Kids by Patti Smith on Tuesday, July 9th from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The discussion will take place at the New York Law Institute. Please RSVP to Anne LeCard at lecarda@dany.nyc.gov by Monday, July 8th.

To learn more about the LLAGNY Book Club and […]

By |July 1st, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on LLAGNY Book Club at NYLI

June’s Graphic Novel Book Group

June’s Graphic Novel Book Group meeting discussed Persephone.  Don’t miss out on next month’s event, contact Eileen Dolan for more info.

By |June 26th, 2019|New at NYLI|Comments Off on June’s Graphic Novel Book Group

Advice for Law Students – From Reducing Stress to Nailing Your Time as a Summer Associate

Greg Lambert & Marlene Gebauer at 3 Geeks and a Law Blog offer some valuable Advice for Law Students in their latest podcast, a mini-episode of The Geek In Review:
“This week, we continue our discussion on how law students can have a stressful time in the three years they are in law school. We […]

By |June 24th, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Advice for Law Students – From Reducing Stress to Nailing Your Time as a Summer Associate

Upcoming Escape Rooms in Libraries Webinar

NYLI’s Director of IT and Marketing will be giving a webinar presentation titled Creating Escape Room Programs and Other Immersive Experiences in Libraries with the ALA next Wednesday June 26th at 2:30pm to 4:00pm EDT.

We found that our own Alexander Hamilton-themed escape room that we hosted at NYLI was a very effective tool to highlight our historical collections and […]

By |June 20th, 2019|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on Upcoming Escape Rooms in Libraries Webinar

BUSTED!! Librarian discovers the identities of two New York Law Institute statues !!

Post authored by Emily Moog

NYLI Research Librarian Emily Moog was reviewing 19th Century newspapers regarding its history when she discovered the identities of the two unknown busts residing in its reading room

They are James T. Brady and Francis Brockhoist Cutting !

 
James T. Brady bust currently at NYLI and painting by Joseph Alexander Ames, 1869, The […]

By |June 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BUSTED!! Librarian discovers the identities of two New York Law Institute statues !!

NYLI Staff Members Win LLAGNY Awards!

Congratulations to our Head of Reference Karen Oesterle for winning LLAGNYs 2019 Outstanding Member Award and to our Research Librarian Emily M. Moog for winning this year’s AALL/ PLLIP SIS Summit grant.  Both of these talented, hard-working researchers deserve this recognition, kudos!

By |June 17th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Staff Members Win LLAGNY Awards!