NYLI News

Summer Associates Welcome Virtually at The New York Law Institute!

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and WFH rules, firms are
transforming their summer associate programs .  NYLI is here to help our
members create virtual programs with remote access to our collections.

All summer associates working at NYLI member organizations are invited to access NYLI online to conduct their research.  We welcome summer associates, law clerks, […]

By |May 19th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on Summer Associates Welcome Virtually at The New York Law Institute!

Kent…..James Kent….

The first face to greet you upon entering The New York Law Institute’s offices at 120 Broadway is one from two centuries ago… Chancellor James Kent’s oil painting gently smiles at you , with a kindly countenance and benign sense of mystery….

Just who is this guy? Why, It’s the James Kent […]

By |May 18th, 2020|New at NYLI|Comments Off on Kent…..James Kent….

NYLI Spring Newsletter – COVID-19 Edition

Check out the latest COVID-19 issue of our quarterly newsletter for a quick update and valuable resources from NYLI.

Read more here.

By |May 13th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Spring Newsletter – COVID-19 Edition

Contribute to PLI Article about How Law Firm Librarians are Handling the COVID-19 Crisis

We are currently writing an article for PLI’s upcoming new Current Awareness publication, The Chronicle tentatively titled Offering Value Amid Chaos: How Law Firm Librarians are Handling the COVID-19 Crisis.  We are seeking quotes, tips, and anecdotes from librarians interested in being included in the article.  If you are so inclined, please make your contribution here and […]

By |May 12th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on Contribute to PLI Article about How Law Firm Librarians are Handling the COVID-19 Crisis

NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

May 13th @ 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 |May 11th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

NYLI Interviewed on Greg Lambert’s In Seclusion Podcast

NYLI’s Executive Director Lucy Curci-Gonzalez along with Research Librarian Emily Moog were interviewed by Greg Lambert for the In Seclusion podcast. They discussed NYLI’s re-opening plans amid the Coronavirus pandemic.

Listen to the interview here.

By |May 8th, 2020|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on NYLI Interviewed on Greg Lambert’s In Seclusion Podcast

Reimagining the Law Library in the Time of COVID-19

The NYLI staff have authored an article for LLAGNY’s Law Lines detailing our re-opening plan.

We here at The New York Law Institute find ourselves in unprecedented times amid the COVID-19 virus, as do many other law libraries in New York City, across the nation, and around the world. As we contemplate re-opening the doors of […]

By |May 7th, 2020|New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on Reimagining the Law Library in the Time of COVID-19

New Covid-19 Resources From Fastcase, PacerPro, Tax Notes and PubK Law. Free Covid Resources From Westlaw and Bloomberg Law

Jean O’Grady at Dewey B Strategic has put together a fantastic list of resources about the Coronavirus pandemic.

” It will come as no surprise that the roster of legal publishing and tech innovator offerings of Covid-19 resources continues to grow. Fastcase, PacerPro, PubK Law and Tax Notes have new Covid-19 resources.Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg Law mentioned in an earlier post now […]

By |May 6th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on New Covid-19 Resources From Fastcase, PacerPro, Tax Notes and PubK Law. Free Covid Resources From Westlaw and Bloomberg Law

NYLI’s Director of IT Wins Andrews Award

NYLI’s Director of Information Technology and Marketing, Ellyssa Valenti Kroski has been selected as one of the recipients of the 2020 AALL Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award this year for Law Librarianship in the Age of AI, the book which she edited for ALA Editions.

The book features chapters from thought leaders in the […]

By |May 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NYLI’s Director of IT Wins Andrews Award

Alien v. Terminator… NYLI’s Evarts v. O’Conor

Upon entering The New York Law Institute’s offices at 120 Broadway, visitors may notice the foyer area medallions depicting two men in profile……

Who are these dudes, anyway?

Before the advent of the “Cravath system” , as described in John Oller’s history White Shoe: How a New Breed of Wall Street Lawyers Changed Big […]

By |April 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Alien v. Terminator… NYLI’s Evarts v. O’Conor