New York City Bar Association Partners With Google for Records and Briefs Project

From: The New York City Bar Library December 15, 2008.

The New York City Bar has finalized an agreement with Google and LLMC-Digital to digitize the remaining print volumes of Records & Briefs in the City Bar’s collection. This project will preserve court cases from the New York Court of Appeals (1823-1929) and all four departments of the Appellate Division (1896-1940). The project will also include scanning very scarce cases from the Superior and Appellate Term courts in the mid-late 1800’s. The trial transcripts and briefs will be available free of charge from Google and in an enhanced format in the LLMC-Digital database available through the City Bar’s web site ( ).
The City Bar expects to transfer 1,000 volumes per week to Mountain View, California starting this week. Other New York area libraries may also become involved in this project in order to create a comprehensive online collection of New York Records and Briefs.

The New York City Bar continues to work with William S. Hein to provide material for HeinOnline including a complete collection Canadian and Australian Session Laws and materials from the Annual National Moot Court Competition.

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