News from the Field

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

Libraries Must Draw the Line on E-books

Sabrina I. Pacifici writes for beSpacific about recent trends in the eBook marketplace with regard to libraries:

 
As co-chair of the ALA’s Digital Content Working Group from 2011 to 2014, back when libraries were working to get basic access to e-books, I came to recognize that some of the restrictions publishers place on libraries in […]

By |August 12th, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Libraries Must Draw the Line on E-books

Eliminating E-Book-Phobia: “Do you have it in print?” 

Tarica LaBossiere writes for RIPS Law Librarian about Eliminating E-Book-Phobia: “Do you have it in print?”:
“Even knowing these titles are just a click away, we have a few traditionalists who are adamant about obtaining their study aids in print.

“I don’t like e-book formats.”

“I can’t use an e-book to follow along with others.”

“The digital database is confusing; […]

By |August 7th, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Eliminating E-Book-Phobia: “Do you have it in print?” 

Meet ‘Fenni,’ Fenwick & West’s Digital Assistant

Bloomberg Law posts about the new Digital Assistant ‘Fenni,’ at Fenwick & West.
“When Big Law attorneys want to check a billing rate, book a conference room, or find out which partners have a relationship with a certain client, they might ask their administrative staff, or run a search of the firm’s internal directory.

But at […]

By |July 31st, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Meet ‘Fenni,’ Fenwick & West’s Digital Assistant