New at NYLI

Business as (Un)Usual: Library Business Continuity Amid COVID-19

Ellyssa Valenti Kroski, our Director of Information Technology/Marketing here at The New York Law Institute has written an article for On Firmer Ground which discusses some of the strategies we employed with regard to business continuity as well as some tips for preparing your own library.

Read Business as (Un)Usual: Library Business Continuity […]

By |March 30th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Business as (Un)Usual: Library Business Continuity Amid COVID-19

30+ Free Online Resources for Law Library Research During COVID-19

With everyone transitioning to a remote
environment, law librarians may find themselves without access to print and
other resources that help them do their jobs. 
Here’s a list of free online research resources which may fill in the
gaps.

The FDLP offers many free resources for
conducting research such as:

FDLP LibGuides, which includes guides about:FDLP […]

By |March 25th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on 30+ Free Online Resources for Law Library Research During COVID-19

NYLI working remotely – 3/18/2020

The staff of the New York Law Institute hopes this message finds you and yours safe and well.

Starting today, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, all NYLI staff are working remotely.  library@nyli.org is the best way to contact us. Calls to 212 732 8720 are being forwarded.

In this trying time, we know you understand that NYLI cannot provide […]

By |March 18th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI working remotely – 3/18/2020

NYLI FAQs During Coronavirus

FAQs

We reviewed our business disaster recovery and continuity plan and are prepared.   In response to your concern, please see my comments below.  Hope this helps with your contingency planning.   Contact us at library@nyli.org. if you have any more questions or concerns.  These are trying times.  Hoping you and yours and all our colleagues stay […]

By |March 17th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI FAQs During Coronavirus

LLMC-Digital Webinar

Webinar times are: Eastern Time

Optimize your records and briefs research with LLMC-Digital

The Library of the New York Law Institute offers web-based training sessions to help you discover new resources and enhance your research with LLMC-Digital, an extensive archive of historical primary and specialized legal materials covering the U.S. federal and state governments, the British […]

By |February 17th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on LLMC-Digital Webinar

LLAGNY Deliberate Solos evening CLE program at NYLI

Fundamentals of Cross-Border Taxation: Old and New Rules

NY CLE Program

February 19, 2020

6:00-7:00 p.m.

New York Law Institute 120 Broadway

Room 932

Speakers: William M. Funk, Esq.

Christos Pamboukes, Esq.

Many attorneys completely eschew discussing tax issues with clients, but identifying the presence of tax issues can be a benefit to clients even if they do not perform the full […]

By |February 10th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on LLAGNY Deliberate Solos evening CLE program at NYLI

Great Snakes! LLAGNY Graphic Novel Club discusses Tintin !!

Law Library Association’s Graphic Novel Club went classic with a discussion of 3 Tin-Tin adventures !

Attendees found much to discuss about an over 80+ year old European comic strip character — Tintin !! The stories captivated members with charming illustrations, clever use of language, puns, and the adorable naif that is […]

By |February 5th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Great Snakes! LLAGNY Graphic Novel Club discusses Tintin !!

Data Visualizations Hot Topic Spotlight

Compiled by Lucy Curci-Gonzalez
Data Visualizations and Infographics

Mauldin, Sarah K. C.

Graphics which visually represent data or complex ideas are oftentimes easier for people to understand and digest than standalone statistics. A map shaded with different colors to represent religious affiliations or income levels enables researchers to quickly identify trends and patterns. New free tools and […]

By |January 29th, 2020|New at NYLI|Comments Off on Data Visualizations Hot Topic Spotlight

Divorce, 1850s Style!

 

Celebrity actor in contested divorce…. media taking sides…. crowds attending proceedings…mutual accusations of infidelity…prominent lawyers…landmark alimony settlement followed by a dispute over legal fees.  Sound familiar?

Well, if you were around in 1850s, it would!

Philadelphia native son and premier American Shakespearean actor Edwin Forrest attempted to obtain a divorce from wife Catherine through the Pennsylvania […]

By |January 22nd, 2020|New at NYLI, NYLI Collections|Comments Off on Divorce, 1850s Style!

The Geek in Review – Ellyssa Valenti Kroski on Law Librarians in the Age of AI & a Hamilton Escape Room

NYLI’s Director of IT & Marketing Ellyssa Valenti Kroski was a guest on the latest Geek in Review podcast discussing her new book, Law Librarianship in the Age of AI and her Alexander Hamilton-themed escape room which she’ll be running at the Ark Group’s 14th annual Law Firm Library, Research & Information Services in […]

By |January 10th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on The Geek in Review – Ellyssa Valenti Kroski on Law Librarians in the Age of AI & a Hamilton Escape Room