News from the Field

NYLI Involved in Presidential Impeachment Trial (The Andrew Johnson one, that is!!)

Before the Nixon Watergate scandals , Clinton impeachment and now Trump impeachment trials – one-time New York Law Institute President and founder of New York City – Bar Association William M. Evarts played a key role in the nation’s first impeachment trial – that of President Andrew Johnson […]

By |December 19th, 2019|New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on NYLI Involved in Presidential Impeachment Trial (The Andrew Johnson one, that is!!)

Create Your Own Micro Apps Webinar

The folks at Law Library Management presented a brief, 20-minute webinar in November teaching participants how they can quickly and easily create their own microapps tailored to their library needs. The HOLMES platform enables users to create all sorts of peripheral applications on the fly such as reference trackers and ticketing systems, user […]

By |December 18th, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Create Your Own Micro Apps Webinar

Law Librarianship in the Age of AI

NYLI’s Director of Information Technology & Marketing, Ellyssa Kroski published Law Librarianship in the Age of AI in November with the ALA.  The edited work is written specifically for practicing law librarians who want to be at the forefront of information technology and law libraries and presents contributions from thought leaders such as […]

By |December 11th, 2019|New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on Law Librarianship in the Age of AI

Fall 2019 LexisNexis Librarian Update hosted at NYLI

LexisNexis Librarian Update Luncheon – Fall 2019
 

 
It’s that time of the year again!
Your NYC LexisNexis Librarian Relations Consultants are hosting their bi-annual Librarian Update Luncheon.
Join us to see the newest enhancements on Lexis Advance and a look at the new Courtlink.
 
Please RSVP and indicate the date you’d like to join us in your email.
 
November 21st , 12:00pm – 1:30pm (Starting promptly at 12:20, Lunch will be provided)
RSVP by November 14th
New York […]

By |November 13th, 2019|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on Fall 2019 LexisNexis Librarian Update hosted at NYLI

LLAGNY Book Club evening meeting at NYLI

LLAGNY BOOK CLUB NOVEMBER DISCUSSION
 
The LLAGNY Book Club will be meeting to discuss The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu by Joshua Hammer on Wednesday, November 6th from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The discussion will take place at the New York Law Institute.

RSVP to Anne LeCard by Friday November 1st

Please bring suggestions for our next selection.

Hope to see you there!

By |October 30th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on LLAGNY Book Club evening meeting at NYLI

One-Year Anniversary LawNext Podcast – Top 10 Most Popular Episodes

Take a look at the Top 10 Most Popular Episodes of Bob Ambrogi’s LawNext Podcast by visiting here.

By |September 4th, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on One-Year Anniversary LawNext Podcast – Top 10 Most Popular Episodes

Listen up: why we can’t get enough of audiobooks

Steven Poole at The Guardian discusses the appeal and state of the market of audiobooks:

 
Are audiobooks the new… books? It was recently revealed that audiobook sales rocketed by 43% in 2018, while those of print books declined (by 5%) for the first time in five years.
 

Read more here.

By |August 26th, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Listen up: why we can’t get enough of audiobooks

Climactic Changes In Law Mean New Opportunities For Librarians, Futurist Urges

Robert Ambrogi writes for Above the Law about Climactic Changes In Law and the new opportunities those bring:
Climactic changes in the business and practice of law mean new opportunities for law librarians to refine and distribute the knowledge that will be essential to law firms’ success.
Read more here.

By |August 21st, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Climactic Changes In Law Mean New Opportunities For Librarians, Futurist Urges

The Essential Guide to Legislation

Sabrina I. Pacifici  at be Spacific discusses PoliticoPro’s new Essential Guide to Legislation
“During a single Congress, hundreds of bills are enacted into federal law – but the initial legislation proposed by lawmakers in the House and Senate can number well over 10,000 bills per session of Congress. With so much proposed legislation flowing through the standard […]

By |August 19th, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on The Essential Guide to Legislation

Best Practices to Drive Lawyer Adoption of New Legal Technology

Jean O’Grady writes for Thomson Reuters about Best Practices to Drive Lawyer Adoption of New Legal Technology:
Clients demand that law firms focus on knowledge management, analytics and legal project management, and there is a burgeoning market of new products to address these needs. An email blast or offering free bagels no longer motivates lawyers […]

By |August 14th, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Best Practices to Drive Lawyer Adoption of New Legal Technology