Dewey B Strategic, the blog of Jean O’Grady, Director of Research Services and Libraries at DLA Piper, and winner of the Public Law Libraries section 2014 Advocate of the Year award, is consistently ranked among the top blogs by the American Bar Association and was voted Best Legal Research/Writing Blog in the ABA Magazine […]
American Journalism Review recently reportedthat increasingly news sources are using Tumblr to engage with readers. In particular, the news outlets use Tumblr to reach younger audiences. The article highlights the Washington Post’s use of the site. While the Washington post has had a Tumblr since 2011, it really did not start using it until […]
Researchers at MIT, Harvard University, Northeastern University, and Aix Marseille University have developed network maps that they say represent the strength of the cultural connections between speakers of different languages. The researchers analyzed data on multilingual Twitter users and Wikipedia editors and on 30 years’ worth of book translations in 150 countries. […]
Have you ever wondered what would it take to rebuild a working government and re-establish society as we know it if our world was plunged into an apocalyptic event such as those depicted in popular TV, film, and literature such as The Walking Dead, Falling Skies, Revolution, Defiance, The Shape of Things to Come, […]
Due to the blizzard conditions, the New York Law Institute will close today at 3PM and will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, January 27.
We plan to reopen on Wednesday, January 28th at 8:30 AM weather and transportation conditions permitting.
NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar
January 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
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The Library of the New York Law Institute offers web-based training sessions to help you discover new resources and enhance your research with Proquest Congressional , the premier electronic service for access to the activities and […]
Sky News recently reported that the Bank of England is considering using social media in its determination of interest rates. The central bank has created a taskforce to monitor the internet and social networks for early signs of economic developments. According to the central bank’s chief economist, “Official statistics tend to be lagging and […]
In 1972, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) was established and this standard is used to set most of the world’s wristwatches and computers. This standard says that, at 11:59 pm and 60 seconds on June 30, 2015, there will be an extra second in this year. You probably won’t notice it, but computers definitely do. […]
The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. is planning to digitize more of the maps, photographs, prints and other items in its collections. This new digitization project is funded by a City Fund grant from the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region. According to the press release, the Historical Society’s catalog includes […]
NYLI eBooks Webinar
January 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
The New York Law Institute now offers members direct free access to a collection of over 75,000 eBooks from major legal, academic, business and general-interest publishers such as Cambridge University Press, Economist Books, John Wiley & Sons, Kluwer Academic Publishing, Routledge, Springer, and many more.