Monthly Archives: September 2021

Celebrating New RIPS-SIS Teach-In Kits

by Karen Oesterle, Head of Reference

The National Legal Research Teach-In, sponsored by AALL’s Research Instruction and Patron Services-Special Interest Section, is an annual campaign helping law librarians share materials and ideas for legal research instruction.  These kits make it easier for librarians to get key information to the right people; each RIPS-SIS Teach-In Kit […]

By |September 20th, 2021|News from the Field|Comments Off on Celebrating New RIPS-SIS Teach-In Kits

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group September Online Meeting

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group will meet via Zoom on Thursday September 23rd at 12. We will discuss Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir by Robin Ha (also available at NYPL).  Please see our LibGuide for past and upcoming titles.

Please contact, Eileen Dolan at edolan@NYLI.org to be added to the meeting.

By |September 15th, 2021|Announcements|Comments Off on LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group September Online Meeting

NYLI 2021 Virtual Jeopardy Event!

Please join us on Wednesday, September 22nd at 1:30pm EST for our first-ever virtual Jeopardy event!  We’ll meet via WebEx and everyone will be assigned to teams who will play for the title of NYLI Jeopardy Champion.  Winning team members will win Amazon gift cards as well as bragging rights.

Space will be limited for this event […]

By |September 13th, 2021|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI 2021 Virtual Jeopardy Event!

New Topic Pages on ProQuest Congressional

by Karen Oesterle, Head of Reference

What a delight to realize that ProQuest Congressional has recently added Topic Pages for your use, 57 at this point.  The list of timely and important subjects includes Artificial Intelligence, HBCUs , Net Neutrality, the Opioid Crisis, and Telehealth/ Telemedicine.  Each page includes Background Reports, Viewpoints, In […]

By |September 8th, 2021|News from the Field|Comments Off on New Topic Pages on ProQuest Congressional

Ooh la la! Fashion Research at LOC

by Eileen Dolan, Technical Services Librarian

The Library of Congress is offering a webinar via Zoom on how to conduct
fashion research in the Prints & Photographs Division collections.

If your firm works with fashion and retail law, the Library
of Congress print collection along with Practising Law Institute’s Fashion
and retail law 2021 and the American Bar […]

By |September 7th, 2021|News from the Field|Comments Off on Ooh la la! Fashion Research at LOC

Labor Day… More than just a Monday off…

Official end of Summer…Last of the Barbecues…Closing of most beaches & public pools…Another opportunity for bargains at a Labor Day Sale…And, at least from my childhood experience, the dreaded return to school.

But the origins of Labor Day Holiday tells us that it is much more than a Monday off.

Nutshells –both in […]

By |September 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Labor Day… More than just a Monday off…

NYLI closes early Fri 9/3 and will be closed Labor Day Mon 9/6

The New York Law Institute will close at 2:00 PM on Friday, September 3rd and will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021 in observance of the Labor Day national holiday. NYLI will reopen at 9 AM on Tuesday the 7th of September.

By |September 1st, 2021|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI closes early Fri 9/3 and will be closed Labor Day Mon 9/6

Cracking the law open…one Nutshell at a time!!

Crack the law open with one of West’s Nutshells available with NYLI membership. Lawyers, librarians & paralegals — get to know new areas of law by borrowing eBooks or print Nutshells on over a hundred topics including…

Constitutional Law

Estate Law

Legal Research

Mergers & Acquisitions

And just where in heck did the term “nutshell” originate??

Check out the […]

By |September 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cracking the law open…one Nutshell at a time!!