News from the Field

Marshall Breeding’s 2022 Library Systems Report

Since 2002, Marshall Breeding has released an annual Library Systems Report, a “state of the nation” report on the library technologies market. Thanks to his efforts, the history of this industry over the last 20 years is well documented. The recently released 2022 Library Systems Report documents the impact the pandemic continues to have […]

By |June 22nd, 2022|News from the Field|Comments Off on Marshall Breeding’s 2022 Library Systems Report

AALL eLearning: Check out Consortium Membership to Enhance Collection Development

NYLI’s Executive Director Lucy Curci-Gonzalez will take part in the upcoming event AALL eLearning: Check out Consortium Membership to Enhance Collection Development which will take place on June 15th 2022.

All types of libraries can benefit from memberships in consortiums. One of the main benefits is lower costs in access to digital materials. Hear from […]

By |June 8th, 2022|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on AALL eLearning: Check out Consortium Membership to Enhance Collection Development

NYLI to Present at SLA-NY Vendor Showcase

NYLI is excited to exhibit at the SLA-NY Community’s Connect-Re-Connect with Vendors Showcase  virtual event Thursday, May 19th from May 19, 2022, 4-6 PM via Zoom.  Join us along with other vendors as we discuss our services and its uses for 20-minute rounds and followed by Q&A.   Click here to register with SLA-NY […]

By |May 10th, 2022|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on NYLI to Present at SLA-NY Vendor Showcase

LLAGNY Book Club March 2022 meeting at NYLI

LLAGNY BOOK CLUB MARCH DISCUSSION

Thursday March 3rd, 6 – 7:30 p.m.

The LLAGNY Book Club will be meeting to discuss The Midnight Library by Matt Haig on Thursday, March 3rd from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The discussion will take place at the New York Law Institute.

Please RSVP to Jill Gray

By |February 28th, 2022|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on LLAGNY Book Club March 2022 meeting at NYLI

“Ransomware – What You Need To Know” On-Demand Webinar Review

by Karen Oesterle, Head of Reference

McAfee Chief Scientist Raj Samani along with a team from Agile Cybersecurity Systems provided an in-depth overview of how ransomware is taking various industries by storm in this on-demand webinar.

Attendees were given a review of how ransomware works and some sobering data about its prevalence and the increased frequency […]

By |October 4th, 2021|News from the Field|Comments Off on “Ransomware – What You Need To Know” On-Demand Webinar Review

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

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

Women’s Right to Vote (the 19th Amendment)

by Eileen Dolan, Technical Services Librarian

The 19th Amendment to the Constitution was passed by Congress on June 4, 1919. A little over a year later, on August 18, 1920, it was ratified.  Seneca Falls, NY, home to the Women’s Rights National Historical Park, was the site of the First Women’s Rights Convention on July 19, […]

By |August 16th, 2021|News from the Field|Comments Off on Women’s Right to Vote (the 19th Amendment)

Return to the office or results-only work environment (ROWE)?

by Eileen Dolan, Technical Services Librarian

Some of us are getting ready to return to the office in the
next few months. Some of us look forward to the social interaction, while
others dread the commute and lack of flexibility. The New Yorker has an
excellent article by Cal Newport, How
to Achieve Sustainable Remote Work. The article speaks […]

By |August 9th, 2021|News from the Field|Comments Off on Return to the office or results-only work environment (ROWE)?