News from the Field

NYLI Makes Law Lines’ Top Ten!

Law Lines, the newsletter of the Law Library Association of Greater New York (LLAGNY), issued a Year in Review top ten list of their Top Blog Posts from 2020 at the end of last year. NYLI authors penned two of these articles including:

1Reimagining the Law Library in the Time of COVID-19By, Ellyssa Valenti […]

By |January 27th, 2021|Announcements, New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on NYLI Makes Law Lines’ Top Ten!

Ellyssa Valenti Kroski Leads the Charge in Gamification and Library AI

NYLI’s Director of IT and Marketing, Ellyssa Valenti Kroski was recently interviewed by the San Jose State University School of Information for the article, Ellyssa Valenti Kroski Leads the Charge in Gamification and Library AI.

By |January 20th, 2021|New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on Ellyssa Valenti Kroski Leads the Charge in Gamification and Library AI

Jean O’Grady of Dewey B Strategic talks enthusiasm, expertise, and legal blogging

Jean O’Grady founded Dewey B Strategic almost 10 years ago and discusses how to cultivate a successful legal blog on This Week in Legal Blogging with Bob Ambrogi.

via LexBlog

By |October 14th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on Jean O’Grady of Dewey B Strategic talks enthusiasm, expertise, and legal blogging

Newspaper Navigator: A New Image Search Tool from the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress has just debuted Newspaper Navigator, a new tool for searching over 1.5 million newspaper images in their collections. The Library of Congress and their partners have digitized over 16 million pages of newspapers from across American history as part of their Chronicling America database. The Newspaper Navigator uses machine learning […]

By |October 12th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on Newspaper Navigator: A New Image Search Tool from the Library of Congress

Webinar: Legal Instruction and Resources at the Law Library of Congress: Recent Developments

Register to attend the live training webinar, “Legal Instruction and Resources at the Law Library of Congress:
Recent Developments.”

Speakers: Barbara Bavis, Instruction/Reference Librarian, Law Library of CongressJames P. Sweany, Chief, Digital Resources Division, Law Library of CongressElina Lee, Library Technician (Metadata), Law Library of CongressLearning Outcomes: This webinar will introduce attendees to new and developing […]

By |September 30th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on Webinar: Legal Instruction and Resources at the Law Library of Congress: Recent Developments

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