NYLI News

NYLI OverDrive Collection Webinar

February 8th 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 […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI OverDrive Collection Webinar

Lucy Curci-Gonzalez at LegalTech

Our Executive Director, Lucy Curci-Gonzalez presided over the AALL booth at this year’s LegalTech conference. See more photos and LegalTech posts on the AALL Facebook page here.

By |February 2nd, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Lucy Curci-Gonzalez at LegalTech

Opinions on Legal Tech

Over at Above the Law, Zach Abramowitz is curating a conversation on legal technology. He’s asked various professionals in the legal industry to comment on a quote by the CEO of  legal tech company:

By contrast, selling tech-only solutions into the legal industry today would be like selling a conveyer belt to a blacksmith in the […]

By |January 30th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Opinions on Legal Tech

How to Winterproof your Library

In this insightful article, NYLI member Sarah Mauldin, Director of Library Services at Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP, discusses how the New York Law Institute can play a key role in your backup plan when your library experiences closures due to inclement weather or other instances when you need to share your workload.

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By |January 25th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on How to Winterproof your Library

LLMC-Digital Webinar

Webinar times are: Eastern Time

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 |January 23rd, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on LLMC-Digital Webinar

Tech Tips from the Lawyerist

Megan Zavieh at the Lawyerist has a suggestion for making the best of the new year: add a little tech to your practice. She has some great tips for new ways to manage routine tasks and, more importantly, how to be more productive while maintaining ethical standards.

 

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By |January 17th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Tech Tips from the Lawyerist

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