News from the Field

COVID-19 Has Allowed Law Librarians to Flex Their Tech Prowess

Victoria Hudgins writes for Law.com about newly appointed American Association of Law Libraries president Emily Florio as she discusses how COVID-19 is allowing law librarians to shatter myths about their capabilities.

Read more here.

By |August 19th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on COVID-19 Has Allowed Law Librarians to Flex Their Tech Prowess

Safe Work Playbook: COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness and Response Guide

Jason Kucsma, Executive Director/Fiscal Officer at Toledo Lucas County Public Library and his team put together this stellar guide to re-opening the library including tips for how to deal with everything from mail to vendors and contractors, etc.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/3rwuaxa9592uoja/Safe%20Work%20Playbook_V2.pdf?dl=0The

By |August 3rd, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on Safe Work Playbook: COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness and Response Guide

NYLI will close at 1 on Friday June 19th in observance of Juneteenth

NYLI will close at 1pm this Friday June 19th in observance of Juneteenth. The folks at Smithsonian Magazine written an excellent article titled Juneteenth: Our Other Independence Day:

Two-and-a-half years after the Emancipation Proclamation, American slavery came to an end and a celebration of freedom was bornRead more here.

Also, check out NYLI’s selection of […]

By |June 17th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on NYLI will close at 1 on Friday June 19th in observance of Juneteenth

LexisNexis Digital Library Wins AALL’s 2020 New Product Award

NYLI is proud to celebrate five years of offering this AALL winner.

LexisNexis® Digital Library has been named the winner of the 2020 New Product Award from American Association of Law Libraries, following comprehensive enhancements to the platform this year. The award honors new commercial information products that enhance or improve existing law library services […]

By |June 10th, 2020|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on LexisNexis Digital Library Wins AALL’s 2020 New Product Award

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group Goes Online

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group was hosted by the New York Law Institute on May 13th via WebEx. We discussed Akira, Vol 1 and A Different Pond by Bao Phi . The books are very different from each other.

We did not spend much time discussing Akira, which is set in post- apocalyptic Tokyo.  The […]

By |June 1st, 2020|New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group Goes Online

AALL’s New Voices – Encouraging (Microsoft) Teams Spirit During COVID-19

Our Director of IT and Marketing Ellyssa Kroski has written a short piece for AALL’s New Voices about how we’re adapting at NYLI during the pandemic.

Read Encouraging (Microsoft) Teams Spirit During COVID-19 here.

By |May 27th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on AALL’s New Voices – Encouraging (Microsoft) Teams Spirit During COVID-19

Contribute to PLI Article about How Law Firm Librarians are Handling the COVID-19 Crisis

We are currently writing an article for PLI’s upcoming new Current Awareness publication, The Chronicle tentatively titled Offering Value Amid Chaos: How Law Firm Librarians are Handling the COVID-19 Crisis.  We are seeking quotes, tips, and anecdotes from librarians interested in being included in the article.  If you are so inclined, please make your contribution here and […]

By |May 12th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on Contribute to PLI Article about How Law Firm Librarians are Handling the COVID-19 Crisis

NYLI Interviewed on Greg Lambert’s In Seclusion Podcast

NYLI’s Executive Director Lucy Curci-Gonzalez along with Research Librarian Emily Moog were interviewed by Greg Lambert for the In Seclusion podcast. They discussed NYLI’s re-opening plans amid the Coronavirus pandemic.

Listen to the interview here.

By |May 8th, 2020|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on NYLI Interviewed on Greg Lambert’s In Seclusion Podcast

Reimagining the Law Library in the Time of COVID-19

The NYLI staff have authored an article for LLAGNY’s Law Lines detailing our re-opening plan.

We here at The New York Law Institute find ourselves in unprecedented times amid the COVID-19 virus, as do many other law libraries in New York City, across the nation, and around the world. As we contemplate re-opening the doors of […]

By |May 7th, 2020|New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on Reimagining the Law Library in the Time of COVID-19

New Covid-19 Resources From Fastcase, PacerPro, Tax Notes and PubK Law. Free Covid Resources From Westlaw and Bloomberg Law

Jean O’Grady at Dewey B Strategic has put together a fantastic list of resources about the Coronavirus pandemic.

” It will come as no surprise that the roster of legal publishing and tech innovator offerings of Covid-19 resources continues to grow. Fastcase, PacerPro, PubK Law and Tax Notes have new Covid-19 resources.Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg Law mentioned in an earlier post now […]

By |May 6th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on New Covid-19 Resources From Fastcase, PacerPro, Tax Notes and PubK Law. Free Covid Resources From Westlaw and Bloomberg Law