NYLI News

NYLI Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The New York Law Institute will be closed on Monday, January 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2016.  NYLI will reopen on Tuesday, January 17th at 8:30 AM. Enjoy the holiday!

By |January 11th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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 |January 9th, 2017|New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Services New Staff Orientation Webinar

We now have NYLJ Cases (ALM) from 1989 to the Present

We have recently upgraded our Lexis contract to include even more resources for our NYLI members:
The New York Law Journal (ALM) is the key legal periodical for NY-area attorneys and law libraries.  It includes current New York legal news, decisions, columns, personalized practice areas, firm news, court information, and public notices.  The NY Law Institute subscribes […]

By |January 5th, 2017|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on We now have NYLJ Cases (ALM) from 1989 to the Present

Career Advice from the Director of NYLI

NYLI’s Executive Director, Lucy Curci-Gonzalez is spotlighted in this AALL Spectrum feature article, Fast-Tracking Your Legal Industry Career by Catherine M. Monte. The article includes a brief overview of her career and some tips for those interested in library directorships. Interviews with four other law librarians are also included.

Read the full article here

By |January 3rd, 2017|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on Career Advice from the Director of NYLI

Happy New Year!

Our best wishes for the new year!!  The New York Law Institute will close at 3pm on Friday, December 30th and will reopen on Tuesday, January 3rd at 8:30 am.

By |December 28th, 2016|Announcements|Comments Off on Happy New Year!

Happy Holidays! NYLI Closing Early

NYLI’s Holiday Book Tree!
Our best wishes for the holiday season everyone!!  The New York Law Institute will be closed on Monday, December 26th and will reopen on Tuesday, December 27th at 8:30 am.

By |December 21st, 2016|Announcements|Comments Off on Happy Holidays! NYLI Closing Early

Cataloging for the Non-Cataloger Presentation

Last month Yael Mandelstam of Fordham University Law Library and Joni Cassidy of Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc. gave a lunchtime presentation at the New York Law Institute on Cataloging for the Non-Cataloger which answered the following questions:

Wondering what the new elements in RDA catalog records look like?
How do you decide if an item is a multi-volume monograph, […]

By |December 19th, 2016|Announcements|Comments Off on Cataloging for the Non-Cataloger Presentation

Dewey B Strategic Blog Honored

The ABA Journal gave Dewey B Strategic double honors this year.  The blog, created by law librarian, and NYLI Board member, Jean P. O’Grady, was nominated to the 2016 Blawg 100 list and inducted to the Blawg 100 Hall of Fame. The nomination is clearly well-deserved.

Read the full article here

By |December 14th, 2016|News from the Field|Comments Off on Dewey B Strategic Blog Honored

NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

December 14th @ 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 […]

By |December 12th, 2016|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

NYLI Board Member Stacy Kanter Honored by New York Law Journal

NYLI Board Member Stacy Kanter (Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom), has been honored as one of the “Top Women on the Law 2016” by the New York Law Journal.

As co-head of Skadden’s corporate finance practice, Stacy Kanter is a “go-to” attorney for companies and investment banks. In less than two years, her personal […]

By |December 7th, 2016|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Board Member Stacy Kanter Honored by New York Law Journal