Works of literature are often rediscovered when they find their way to a new medium. When Netflix adapted Nella Larsen’s 1929 classic novel Passing into a hit series for the small screen, a new generation of readers was found for this seminal yet still timely novel. The LLAGNY Book Club became part of that new […]
While Martin Scorsese’s latest film, Killers of the Flower Moon, has renewed interest once again in the history of the Osage people…. Did you know that….
.. the definitive history of the Osage People , is available as an eBook @ NYLI…?
You probably know that November is Native American Heritage Month….
But did […]
While the American Thanksgiving holiday began during Colonial times and was officially established in November by President Lincoln, the spirit of giving is also part of humanity’s tradition of trying to improve society….
Tottenville Library – established by a grant from Andrew Carnegie… a well known philanthropist and library benefactor. NYPL Public Domain […]
New York Legal Librarians Fall Roundtable meetup
by Brooke Raymond
Cooley LLP’s Hudson Yards office was the meeting point of a law librarians roundtable get together on October 12, 2023 focusing on 21st century cataloguing best practices as well as showcasing the library portal as a knowledge management and information hub. Soutron Global moderated the event […]
October is American Archivists month — and to celebrate — I had a member chat interview with Sheri Sarnoff — about libraries, archives & all things historical.
Check out my article on Law Lines by clicking here….
Resources Collection Coordinator, Public Historian & Archivist… the one & only Sheri Sarnoff !
Autumnal Splendor returns to New York… as temperature drops and sweaters replaced polos…
Autumn display by NYLI’s reference desk…. along with our new flyers & bookmarks
Fall is here.. is the Elf far behind, lol?
The colors of Fall — Gold (Commercial), Red (CPLR), and Yellow (Family Law) will fade away to Tan (Landlord […]
The 1960s were a decade of momentous change…
Including a momentous change in New York’s Civil Practice as the Civil Practice Act was completely revised to become the basis of today’s Civil Practice Law & Rules….
1962 Ch. 308…& Did you know that NYLI has all 50 State Session laws available?
LLAGNY’s Book Club returns from its Summer break to discuss Nella Larsen’s classic novel Passing….. a work that explores racial identification in ealry 20th Century Harlem…
Consider joining the discussion …
Where: The New York Law Institute
When: Tuesday, October 10th… 6 p.m.RSVP: Jill Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org
The house of good plays; The […]
“Ask a Stupid Question Day” originated in the 1980s — too many teachers observed that students were unwilling to ask questions , probably for fear of ‘losing face’ and appearing stupid….
And so as the holiday emphasizes, there are no stupid questions…
As librarians, we agree — there are no stupid questions… or seemingly easily answerable […]
Davis Polk’s Legal Assistants Hannah Hudes & Luca Winters have been stopping by NYLI’s office to do a little historical research…. and we were glad to welcome these two very enthusiastic researchers….But they needed just a bit of introduction to….
Remember fiche? NYLI has ALL of the NYLJ (1888 -), historical state session laws and […]