News from the Field

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 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

Post… Get Social…IT’S National LIBRARY WEEK !

Librarians across the country are having a unique library week…. despite the challenging times of social distancing and sheltering in place, we are still there for our patrons !

Our Colleagues at the Federal Depository are asking that FDLP partners email them about..

Continuing to provide servicesspecial resources & offerings undertaken in past year& photos […]

By |April 21st, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on Post… Get Social…IT’S National LIBRARY WEEK !

How to Create Free Digital Breakouts for Libraries

If you’re looking for a way to keep your library patrons engaged while working remotely, why not consider creating a digital breakout – an online version of an escape room? NYLI’s Director of IT and Marketing Ellyssa Kroski has written a detailed white paper on how to create these immersive online experiences. […]

By |April 17th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on How to Create Free Digital Breakouts for Libraries

ZOOMing with Mrs. Sherlock

Dateline: Thursday, April 3rd, 2020….

While the mystery that is the Coronavirus changed the world, the LLAGNY Book Club held its discussion of Brad Ricca’s Mrs. Sherlock Holmes meeting via ZOOM. Countless other encounters that would otherwise be in person now only occur through ZOOM, google hangout, Microsoft teams , FACETIME and […]

By |April 8th, 2020|New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on ZOOMing with Mrs. Sherlock

The Impact Of COVID-19 On Law Firm Practices

Mark Herrmann writes for Above the Law about The Impact Of COVID-19 On Law Firm Practices. He predicts

“Overall, 2020 will be a very, very, bad year for law firms.”

Read more here.

By |April 6th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on The Impact Of COVID-19 On Law Firm Practices

COVID-19: Why librarians are amazing in times of crisis

Clare Brown writes for Vable about COVID-19: Why librarians are amazing in times of crisis.

“Professionally we need to keep working as best we can because our organisations are relying on our rapidly evolving creativity to imagine a future in a changed world. Kitchens, bedrooms, and living rooms have become our new office spaces or […]

By |April 1st, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on COVID-19: Why librarians are amazing in times of crisis

Coronavirus: The Latest Court Closures And Restrictions

Sarah Jarvis at Law360 has posted an excellent article and infographic on the latest court closings in light of the Coronavirus.

Read more here.

By |March 17th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on Coronavirus: The Latest Court Closures And Restrictions