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Oct 2019

 NYLI Staff Members Welcome the Fall Season

Passing Along Cost Savings to Our Members

We know it's budget season and everyone is tightening their belts and we here at NYLI want to help!  We're streamlining our fees structure, cutting our costs, and in general, shaking things up!

Here's what we've come up with to ease your financial concerns during this busy time of year.  Effective Nov 1st:

  • We're NOT raising dues this year! (Cue applause!)
  • We're reducing our Fast Track service fee from $100 to just $40
  • We're now offering the option to pay your dues quarterly
  • We will continue to offer a 1% discount on full payment of annual dues
  • We're offering the first 30 minutes of research services for free!

Read more about our Membership benefits here.

Reach out… NYLI…now has greater access to borrow for you !

We have a new agreement with OCLC that allows NYLI to borrow from other institutions…..  Reach out… as we now have greater access to borrow for you !!!

Fee will only be $20 plus any delivery cost incurred…

Just one more way that NYLI is A legacy library offering leading-edge services !!

New York Comic Con Librarian Events

NYLI's Director of IT and Marketing, Ellyssa Valenti along with with Clara Cabrera co-hosted the following librarian events at New York Comic Con and METRO: The Metropolitan New York Library Council :

NYCC Geeky Librarian Meet & Greet + Happy Hour 2019
Friday, October 4, 2019 at 4 PM – 7 PM

Costumed and plain-clothed librarians met at METRO (599 11th Avenue, 8th floor) for a geeky librarian meet and greet and tour of METRO's maker facilities from 4-5pm and then moved on to Hellcat Annie's on 45th and 10th for Happy Hour.  

NYCC Cosplaying Librarians Photo Shoot 2019

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 1 PM – 2 PM

Librarians and library students met on Saturday at New York Comic Con at 1pm for the annual group cosplay photo shoot.

NYLI Hosts Joint SLANY-LLAGNY Annual Conference Recap

SLA-NY and LLAGNY members met to discuss their annual conference highlights at NYLI in late July.  Read Emily Moog's excellent write-up here.



NYLI can obtain GAO Reports !

We have Puerto Rico Session laws… beginning in 1900 through 2006…. Many In English!

We have current … & those hard to find historical PLI course handbooks


New "All About NYLI" Video

We've recently recorded our "All About NYLI" onboarding webinar. This brief (37 minutes) webinar discusses our services and resources and it is available on our eBooks page as well as on our YouTube page here.


NYLI's Graphic Novel Book Group Now a Subcommittee of LLAGNY's Education Committee

NYLI’s Graphic Novel Book Group has become quite popular and has read titles such as Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess'sStardust,  Persephone, and RX : A Graphic Memoir.  As of September, the book group was officially welcomed as a subcommittee of LLAGNY's Education Committee.

Don't miss out on the next event.  Contact Eileen Dolan for more info.

Henry Brockholst Livingston……Hey, Where’s my musical?

Our website mentions Brockholst Livingston, Burr, and Hamilton as being part of our famous Provenance Collection.  And one of the mysterious NYLI bust identities discovered in the Spring… Francis Brockholst Cutting… is a relation to the duelist Supreme Court Justice Henry Brockholst Livingston

Read Emily Moog's excellent article here.


LLAGNY Book Club September Meeting at NYLI

The LLAGNY Book Club met at NYLI in September to discuss White Shoe by John Oller and the author made a surprise appearanceOller is in the center, in the blue jacket.

Halloween eBooks

To celebrate the Halloween season, we’ve scared up a collection of frightful legal tomes to haunt your mobile devices. Don’t be afraid to check out this selection of Halloween-themed eBooks!

Financial Technology
Hot Topic Spotlight

from NYLI's eBook Collection

Compiled by Lucy Curci-Gonzalez

Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion : Cryptocurrency, FinTech, InsurTech, and Regulation

David Lee Kuo Chuen and Robert H. Deng

Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, Volume 1: Cryptocurrency, FinTech, InsurTech, and Regulation explores recent advances in digital banking and cryptocurrency, emphasizing mobile technology and evolving uses of cryptocurrencies as financial assets. Contributors go beyond summaries of standard models to describe new banking business models that will be sustainable and will likely dictate the future of finance.   

The WealthTech Book : The FinTech Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Finance Visionaries.

Susanne Chishti, Janos Barberis, and Thomas Puschmann
Get a handle on disruption, innovation and opportunity in investment technology The digital evolution is enabling the creation of sophisticated software solutions that make money management more accessible, affordable and eponymous. Full automation is attractive to investors at an early stage of wealth accumulation, but hybrid models are of interest to investors who control larger amounts of wealth, particularly those who have enough wealth to be able to efficiently diversify their holdings. 

FinTech and the Remaking of Financial Institutions

John Hill
FinTech and the Remaking of Financial Institutions explores the transformative potential of new entrants and innovations on business models. In its survey and analysis of FinTech, the book addresses current and future states of money and banking. It provides broad contexts for understanding financial services, products, technology, regulations and social considerations. 


FinTech 2018

Chair, K. Susan Grafton.

This Course Handbook was compiled for the program, FinTech 2018.

PLI’s nationally acclaimed course handbooks represent the definitive thinking of the nation’s finest legal minds on timely topics and are considered the standard reference in the field. This course handbook is prepared specifically for the program and stands alone as a permanent reference.


Click here to search NYLI’s ebook collection for more materials on Financial Technology.

NYLI's eBook Collection now numbers 160,000 titles, valued at over $15 Million Dollars!



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