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Labor Day… More than just a Monday off…

Official end of Summer…Last of the Barbecues…Closing of most beaches & public pools…Another opportunity for bargains at a Labor Day Sale…And, at least from my childhood experience, the dreaded return to school.

But the origins of Labor Day Holiday tells us that it is much more than a Monday off.

Nutshells –both in […]

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Cracking the law open…one Nutshell at a time!!

Crack the law open with one of West’s Nutshells available with NYLI membership. Lawyers, librarians & paralegals — get to know new areas of law by borrowing eBooks or print Nutshells on over a hundred topics including…

Constitutional Law

Estate Law

Legal Research

Mergers & Acquisitions

And just where in heck did the term “nutshell” originate??

Check out the […]

By |September 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cracking the law open…one Nutshell at a time!!

Former NYLI Intern Ingrid Mattson Wins AALL Award !!

Ingrid Mattson, former NYLI intern and current Associate Dean of Library Services at Cardozo Law School, won a AALL award for her paper “Billie Holiday’s Legacy walks the Halls of 55 Fifth Avenue”.

Of her research, Ingrid enthusiastically shares finding out about the musical greats who recorded at the site where Cardozo […]

By |August 23rd, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Former NYLI Intern Ingrid Mattson Wins AALL Award !!

AALL presents “The Future of Library Collections”.. with a Shout Out to NYLI!

What materials are essential? How can information be made more accessible? How do we know what our patrons need? How can we foster better communication ? How do we develop a budget strategy so that it is our story?

AALL Conference once again allows us to learn from our colleagues — those in […]

By |August 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on AALL presents “The Future of Library Collections”.. with a Shout Out to NYLI!

Burr v. Hamilton Jr…Jumel Divorce Case… + NYLI’s own O’Conor !….

Thanks to Lin-Manuel’s musical, Alexander Hamilton is again known for so much more than the face of the ten-dollar bill….

eBook @ NYLI Author claims Eliza Jumel was one of Alexander Hamilton’s extramarital flings!!

But did you know that Alexander Hamilton Jr. was Madame Jumel’s attorney in her divorce suit against aging husband Aaron Burr? […]

By |July 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Burr v. Hamilton Jr…Jumel Divorce Case… + NYLI’s own O’Conor !….

NYLI Executive Director Receives SLA New York Community’s Librarian of the Year Award !!

Lucy Curci-Gonzalez, The New York Law Institute’s very own Executive Director, has been nominated to receive Special Library Association’s New York Community’s Dana Gordon Special Librarian of the Year Award.  The award recognizes a professional librarian for outstanding achievement and accomplishments reflecting the shared purpose and goals of the library profession.

A past member […]

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Beam me up Librarian ! NYLI’s Ellyssa Interviewed … Virtual Reality & Beyond !

Technology moves fast but librarians are moving faster . Our profession is adopting the new realities – Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed – to provide gaming, exhibits, tours, immersive experiences and STEM education programs for our patrons.

And NYLI’s Director of IT & Marketing Ellyssa Valenti Kroski has once again captured librarians’ creativity […]

By |June 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Beam me up Librarian ! NYLI’s Ellyssa Interviewed … Virtual Reality & Beyond !

New VR Book from NYLI’s Director of IT

Ellyssa Valenti Kroski, Director of IT and Marketing at The New York Law Institute, has published a new book with ALA Editions titled 32 Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality Programs for Libraries. From the press release:

“Bestselling tech maven and editor Ellyssa Kroski is back with “32 Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality Programs for […]

By |June 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New VR Book from NYLI’s Director of IT

Rev. Beecher & his BF’s Wife….

The classic love triangle of Beecher, his best friend Tilton and Tilton’s wife Elizabeth pushed post-Civil War issues of reconstruction off the front pages for almost three years.

NYLI’s Evarts Medallion!

New York Times (February 5, 1875)

A storied New England family of authors, preachers and social reformers would be divided. And some […]

By |June 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rev. Beecher & his BF’s Wife….

Getting Your Virtual Summers Ready — A LibGuide for the Busy Librarian !!

Check out our LibGuide for the Busy Librarian — advice on teaching legal research, online meetings, gamification, & reviews of software products for librarians.

For Summer Associates — resume writing, job resources, communication tips. and making Summer 2021 the one that launches your legal career.

NYLI e-Books….. research, […]

By |May 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Getting Your Virtual Summers Ready — A LibGuide for the Busy Librarian !!