NYLI News

NYLI’s Card Catalog Finds New Home

Our colleague Josephine Pascual at Clifford Chance was thrilled to acquire a piece of library history: a card catalog from The New York Law Institute!  Note that Josephine has carefully labeled each drawer with its new purpose as her child does her own research on an iPad !! Organization and dissemination of information is at […]

By |February 11th, 2019|New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI’s Card Catalog Finds New Home

NYLI Donates Materials to Holocaust Lecturers

Jay M. Ipson and Dianna Gabay discussing the January 23, 2019 donation from the New York Law institute, Nuremberg Military Tribunal volume of books.
As the New York Law Institute works toward digitizing its Government publications, we often try to find homes for our print copies.  To that end, Research Librarian Emily Moog reached out to […]

By |February 6th, 2019|New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Donates Materials to Holocaust Lecturers

NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

February 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 […]

By |February 4th, 2019|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

The Most Popular Fact-Checking Stories of 2018

Daniel Funke and Alexios Mantzarlis at Poynter have rounded up the most popular fact-checking stories of 2018 including:

10. ‘How To Spot A Deepfake Like The Barack Obama–Jordan Peele Video’ by Craig Silverman, BuzzFeed News
9. ‘Quiz: How well can you tell factual from opinion statements?’ by Pew Research Center
8. ‘Truth, Disrupted’ by Sinan Aral, Harvard Business Review

Read more here.

By |January 30th, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on The Most Popular Fact-Checking Stories of 2018

Surprise Visit from Former Library Intern Now Assistant Director

NYLI staff were thrilled to receive a visit from former intern Ingrid Mattson who has just relocated back to the New York area and is currently serving as the Assistant Director for Instructional Services & Lecturer-in-Law at the Dr. Lillian & Dr. Rebecca Chutick Law Library at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.  Pizza and laughs […]

By |January 28th, 2019|New at NYLI|Comments Off on Surprise Visit from Former Library Intern Now Assistant Director

Scientists Examine What Having Constant Access to Information Does to Our Memory

The WisBlog at the University of Wisconsin Law Library sums up the recent studies:
“Intrigued by this question, researchers from UW-Madison, Columbia, Harvard took a closer look at what having constant access to information does to our capacity to retain information, reports Interesting Engineering.  “Together, they conducted a series of experiments with student volunteers which provides […]

By |January 23rd, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Scientists Examine What Having Constant Access to Information Does to Our Memory

Martin Luther King Jr. eBooks

The New York Law Institute is closed today in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr Day, but that doesn’t mean that our resources aren’t available to our members! Check out these excellent Martin Luther King Jr. eBooks from our collections.

By |January 21st, 2019|Announcements|Comments Off on Martin Luther King Jr. eBooks

NYLI Closing for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The New York Law Institute will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  NYLI will reopen on Tuesday, January 22nd at 8:30 AM. Enjoy the holiday!

By |January 16th, 2019|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Closing for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

All About NYLI Webinar

The New York Law Institute now offers members a variety of resources and services including 2 eBooks collections providing access to over 160,000 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 […]

By |January 14th, 2019|Announcements|Comments Off on All About NYLI Webinar

Robot Justice

The folks at the Harris County Law Library have put together a great list of articles which:
“describe various ways that AI is being used — and misused — to predict crime, sentence offenders, and determine the likelihood of criminal recidivism. They also explore the limits of AI, the ethics of using AI to mete […]

By |January 9th, 2019|Announcements|Comments Off on Robot Justice