News from the Field

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

NYLI at ARK’s Law Firm Libraries 2020

Ellyssa Valenti Kroski, author of Escape Rooms and Other Immersive Experiences in the Library, editor of Law Librarianship in the Age of AI and NYLI’s Director of IT and Marketing will be running her escape room Escape the Library: The Search for Alexander Hamilton and the Missing Librarian: A Time Travel Adventure during […]

By |February 24th, 2020|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on NYLI at ARK’s Law Firm Libraries 2020

Time for Impeachment…Research!!

Curious about the Presidential Impeachment process, past impeachments, and a citizen’s duty regarding impeachment? Check out NYLI’s collection and get up to speed —

A great – and really quick! – introduction is Alicia Klepeis’ Understanding the Impeachment Process. This e-book is under 50 pages with illustrations, so voila, you are […]

By |February 3rd, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on Time for Impeachment…Research!!

LOC and GPO Digitizing U.S. Congressional Serial Set

According to the Library of Congress website:
“The Law Library of Congress, in collaboration with the U.S. Government Publishing Office, has started a large multi-year effort to digitize and make accessible volumes of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set dating back to the first volume published in 1817.”
Read more here.

By |January 20th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on LOC and GPO Digitizing U.S. Congressional Serial Set

LLAGNY Book Club: Damnation Island with Author Appearance

LLAGNY BOOK CLUB

JANUARY DISCUSSION AND AUTHOR Q & A:

DAMNATION ISLAND: Poor, Sick, Mad & Criminal in 19th-Century New York By Stacy Horn

The LLAGNY Book Club will be meeting to discuss Damnation Island by Stacy Hornon Wednesday, January 29th from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The author will be joining the discussion and answering questions about the book. The discussion will take […]

By |January 17th, 2020|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on LLAGNY Book Club: Damnation Island with Author Appearance