News from the Field

COVID-19: Why librarians are amazing in times of crisis

Clare Brown writes for Vable about COVID-19: Why librarians are amazing in times of crisis.

“Professionally we need to keep working as best we can because our organisations are relying on our rapidly evolving creativity to imagine a future in a changed world. Kitchens, bedrooms, and living rooms have become our new office spaces or […]

By |April 1st, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on COVID-19: Why librarians are amazing in times of crisis

Coronavirus: The Latest Court Closures And Restrictions

Sarah Jarvis at Law360 has posted an excellent article and infographic on the latest court closings in light of the Coronavirus.

Read more here.

By |March 17th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on Coronavirus: The Latest Court Closures And Restrictions

NYLI at ARK’s Law Firm Libraries 2020

Ellyssa Valenti Kroski, author of Escape Rooms and Other Immersive Experiences in the Library, editor of Law Librarianship in the Age of AI and NYLI’s Director of IT and Marketing will be running her escape room Escape the Library: The Search for Alexander Hamilton and the Missing Librarian: A Time Travel Adventure during […]

By |February 24th, 2020|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on NYLI at ARK’s Law Firm Libraries 2020

Time for Impeachment…Research!!

Curious about the Presidential Impeachment process, past impeachments, and a citizen’s duty regarding impeachment? Check out NYLI’s collection and get up to speed —

A great – and really quick! – introduction is Alicia Klepeis’ Understanding the Impeachment Process. This e-book is under 50 pages with illustrations, so voila, you are […]

By |February 3rd, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on Time for Impeachment…Research!!

LOC and GPO Digitizing U.S. Congressional Serial Set

According to the Library of Congress website:
“The Law Library of Congress, in collaboration with the U.S. Government Publishing Office, has started a large multi-year effort to digitize and make accessible volumes of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set dating back to the first volume published in 1817.”
Read more here.

By |January 20th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on LOC and GPO Digitizing U.S. Congressional Serial Set

LLAGNY Book Club: Damnation Island with Author Appearance

LLAGNY BOOK CLUB

JANUARY DISCUSSION AND AUTHOR Q & A:

DAMNATION ISLAND: Poor, Sick, Mad & Criminal in 19th-Century New York By Stacy Horn

The LLAGNY Book Club will be meeting to discuss Damnation Island by Stacy Hornon Wednesday, January 29th from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The author will be joining the discussion and answering questions about the book. The discussion will take […]

By |January 17th, 2020|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on LLAGNY Book Club: Damnation Island with Author Appearance

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

NYLI Involved in Presidential Impeachment Trial (The Andrew Johnson one, that is!!)

Before the Nixon Watergate scandals , Clinton impeachment and now Trump impeachment trials – one-time New York Law Institute President and founder of New York City – Bar Association William M. Evarts played a key role in the nation’s first impeachment trial – that of President Andrew Johnson […]

By |December 19th, 2019|New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on NYLI Involved in Presidential Impeachment Trial (The Andrew Johnson one, that is!!)

Create Your Own Micro Apps Webinar

The folks at Law Library Management presented a brief, 20-minute webinar in November teaching participants how they can quickly and easily create their own microapps tailored to their library needs. The HOLMES platform enables users to create all sorts of peripheral applications on the fly such as reference trackers and ticketing systems, user […]

By |December 18th, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Create Your Own Micro Apps Webinar

Law Librarianship in the Age of AI

NYLI’s Director of Information Technology & Marketing, Ellyssa Kroski published Law Librarianship in the Age of AI in November with the ALA.  The edited work is written specifically for practicing law librarians who want to be at the forefront of information technology and law libraries and presents contributions from thought leaders such as […]

By |December 11th, 2019|New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on Law Librarianship in the Age of AI