News from the Field

Augment Your Legal Knowledge of Augmented Reality

The folks at Veneble have written an excellent article for Lexology on how to Augment Your Legal Knowledge of Augmented Reality which discusses intellectual property and privacy concerns as well as future directions of AR.
“AR represents a significant leap in how intellectual property is used in a video game. No longer is the user […]

By |May 30th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Augment Your Legal Knowledge of Augmented Reality

Making Access to Library Resources Seamless

Our Director of IT, Ellyssa Kroski, has written an article Making Access to Library Resources Seamless for the On Firmer Ground blog.
As an information services organization, we’ve always sought to offer our members effortless access to our resources.  To this end, we developed the capability for our members to integrate all of our bibliographic records […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Making Access to Library Resources Seamless

What’s Bothering Patent Law Librarians Today – LOTS! – And How I Found Out

Our Executive Director, Lucy Curci-Gonzalez has written an insightful post for On Firmer Ground regarding What’s Bothering Patent Law Librarians Today – LOTS! – And How I Found Out.

“Since I have been out of IP firms for a year, having made the transition from IP big-tique law firm library director to executive director of a […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on What’s Bothering Patent Law Librarians Today – LOTS! – And How I Found Out

Teaching Legal Research to Today’s Digital Natives

Kurt Meyer, Manager of Global Content Development and Preservation at LLMC Digital and trainer for our NYLI LLMC-Digital research webinars has written a fantastic article in the March/April 2017 issue of the AALL Spectrum.  Check out his article – and cover story! – Teaching Legal Research to Today’s Digital Natives and sign up for his […]

By |April 26th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Teaching Legal Research to Today’s Digital Natives

Librarians in Power

Greg Lambert of 3 Geeks and a Law Blog wrote a piece on the importance of leadership in the library. Librarians know the resources, capabilities, and needs of their libraries unlike anyone else. So why not put them in control? The library under the command of a c-level librarian leads to positive change. He […]

By |March 29th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Librarians in Power

Adaptability is Everything

It’s already old news that tech innovation leads to rapid change, but how to deal with it is perhaps something we’re all still working on. Over at My Shingle, Carolyn Elefant wrote up a blog post on solos’ (and everyone else’s) need to embrace new knowledge. She gives some great examples of how growth […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Adaptability is Everything

NYLI Board Member to Speak at St John’s Library School

NYLI Board member and author of the popular blog Dewey B Strategic Jean O’Grady will give the William A. Gillard Lecture at her alma mater, St. John’s University Division of Library and Information Science. “Has the Librarian-ship Sailed? Redefining the Profession in a Post-Google World” will address the dramatic impact of intelligent machines on […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on NYLI Board Member to Speak at St John’s Library School

Is Virtual Reality Ready for Business Use?

Photo: Google Smart Contact Lens

Joseph Raczynski, Manager, Techical Client Management, Thomson Reuters writes about VR for business in the January issue of Practice Innovations.
“VR is a slice of sci-fi we have been anticipating for decades. Incubating in a state of inertia, it has been waiting to leverage the Trinity of Forces to rise. Widely […]

By |March 1st, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Is Virtual Reality Ready for Business Use?

ABA Makes Decision on Proposal to Change to Accreditation

The American Bar Association will not restrict accreditation of law schools for the time being. The proposal to restrict accreditation was a response to the growing reality of student debt and a difficult job market. However, numerous deans spoke out against the proposal for the consequences it would have on less privileged law schools.

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By |February 13th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on ABA Makes Decision on Proposal to Change to Accreditation

Digital Curators,Connectors, Change Agents and Innovators Panel

Jean O’Grady writes for Dewey B Strategic about the first panel of the new Legal Pros track at Legal Week–  New Ways for Law Librarians & Knowledge Managers to Become Indispensable which brought in a standing room only crowd.

Read the full article here.

By |February 8th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Digital Curators,Connectors, Change Agents and Innovators Panel