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Happy B-Day E.A. Poe (Jan. 19th)! Creator of mysterious fiction… & copyright advocate!

Considered the creator of the first detective story and early contributor to the science fiction genre, Poe not only perfected the art of the short story but later appreciation of his work resulted in horror and suspense being deemed worthy of inclusion in the literary canon.

And while his poem “The Raven” […]

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15 Great websites for researching MLK, Jr.

Great men, such as Martin Luther King Jr., often end up viewed as mythical beings rather than fellow humans who accomplished the extraordinary. Research allows us to see our shared humanity with Dr. King. By a study of his everyday experiences, we are led to an even greater appreciation of his achievements. […]

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The NY Post… Making Headlines for 220 years !

Founded by Alexander Hamilton, the New York Post made its debut way back in 1801.

NY Post’s very first paper… available at New York State Historic Newspapers

The city’s oldest newspaper is perhaps best known today for its attention grabbing headlines. Some memorable ones include Barack 4 More (November 7, 2012) , […]

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Definitively @ NYLI!

You need a legal definition from the 1930s? The NY Law Institute has that ….

Every Black’s Law Dictionary… from 1891- present.. @ NYLI

You need THE definitive definition…. NYLI has that !

Latest Oxford English Dictionary online available to New York Law Institute members….

Need to compare definitions from 1950s to 2000s? NYLI […]

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Save the Date! 1-11-22 : FDLP Webinar on Market & Industry Research

FDLP offers great webinars ! Start off the New Year right by learning how to find government resources and using SIC codes for your market and industry research needs.Expert librarians Ellen Terrell and Natalie Burclaff will instruct you on these topics and answer your business research questions during their January 11th Webinar…Check it […]

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Happy New Year!

From all of us here at NYLI…Happy New Year everyone!

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Happy 50th Birthday Email ! …. & some tips on how to write better ones !

Engineer Ray Tomlinson sent the first email way back in 1971 , and while Email is now officially eligible for AARP… we still need tips on how to write them effectively !! From our friends at the internet… check out these links…

10 Habits for Successful Email Communication  Slow down & Write Better emails   […]

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“Free Pacer” Bill a step closer to becoming law!

“Open Courts Act of 2021” (S. 2614) recently advanced to full U.S. Senate consideration. The bill would change the current PACER system by :

Providing a new version for electronically accessing federal court docs.Eliminating PACER fees for most users.Collecting fees from “Power users’ — those spending more than $25k per quarter.Funding […]

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Brooklyn Native (& U.S. Supreme Court Justice)… .Ruth Bader Ginsberg featured at the New York Historical Society!!

Already the subject of two major film releases , an opera, and a recurring character on SNL — Brooklyn’s own Supreme Court Justice is now the subject of The New-York Historical Society latest exhibit: Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

So get yourself to the West Side […]

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Don’t be a Grinch! NYLI’s Guide on How to be an Office Elf….

With the return to the office and the Holiday Season under way, perhaps you have begun to feel the inner elf emerging and a need to decorate ! Here’s some of NYLI’s decorations from past holidays, and some hints on bringing a little cheer as you return to your office space….

Keep the […]

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