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Celebrate Library week with a Crossword Puzzle !!

Real & fictional librarians! Historical Librarians! –Librarian poets, Librarian writers… & some librarians you know are all there !!

Here’s the Link….

** answers lead to the quote that answers the question
“Advice NOT followed by Librarians”…

Celebrate Library Week…. & celebrate the great work you do !!

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In Honor of Poetry Month… & Library Week… a contest & donation to support Law Librarians!!

The Academy of American Poets established April as poetry month way back in 1996, to help remind the public that poetry matters . Now in its 25th year, the association has posted 25 ways to celebrate poetry in your home and online .

The New York Law Institute will celebrate poetry month with a […]

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The 20 Most Borrowed Law Firm Library eBooks – February 2021

Compiled by Eileen Dolan, Technical Services Librarian and Ellyssa Valenti Kroski, Director of IT & Marketing.

At The New York Law Institute we provide two expansive eBook collections for remote access by our members; our OverDrive eBook collection consisting of over 100 Matthew Bender titles, nearly 200 ABA titles and the complete West Academic Nutshell […]

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Women’s History Month @ NYLI… Historical Docs & up to date bios!!

March into learning more about women’s history this month — particularly the history of Women’s suffrage– by exploring NYLI’s eBook & print collections .. & membership access to LLMC .

While the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote was ratified in 1920, the territory of Wyoming passed full voting rights in 1869. […]

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Black History Month — Learn more at NYLI !!

Black History month has its roots in the founding of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History in 1915 . By 1926, National Negro Week was established and interest in African American History grew along with the Civil Rights movement. In […]

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Happy B-Day to the King of…. Litigation??

Known as The King of Rock-n-Roll, Elvis Presley could easily be crowned the King of Litigation as well.

Most cases — dealing with copyright and trademark issues — occurred after his death in 1977.

A “bootleg” music case involving a devoted fan creating recordings from concerts and T.V. appearances made […]

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Labor & Employment LibGuide now available!

New York Law Institute’s latest Libguide, Labor & Employment, is now available!

Links to Federal, 50 State, & New York specific laws and regs….

Statistics, Organizations and job hunting information….

NYLI’s e-books & print items — are all there– with live links of course!

& we are not above recommending other LibGuides to help you out with your […]

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Election in Play… & BTW, your book is overdue!!

Still in the shadow of the Civil War, the 1876 election remains one of the most contentious ever..

Democrat Samuel J. Tilden won the popular vote over Republican Rutherford B. Hayes, but 20 electoral votes ( Florida, Louisiana, Oregon, South Carolina) were in dispute….

Democrats were accused of refusing to count African American votes as […]

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Week 2 Clue: NYLI Holiday Law Library Scavenger Hunt

Please join us this Fall and Winter holiday season as we present to you a festive, virtual Law Library Scavenger Hunt!! Each week we will reveal a clue and puzzle for you to solve. Solve each puzzle to find the secret code for that week and submit all scavenger hunt codes […]

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Book Club goes to Brooklyn…..

LLAGNY Book Club traveled to Kings County with its discussion of Jonathan Lethem’s Motherless Brooklyn, a detective fiction that explores the world of Downtown Brooklyn in the last two decades of the 20th Century.Click here for my book club review on Law Lines !

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