Here's a video tutorial of how to source external Python scripts and add them to your shelf in Maya. In particular, it highlights how you might install my r&l lighting and rendering Python scripts from here: github.com/swirch/rl

Check out these links for more information:
samwirch.com/blog/importing-and-running-external-python-scripts-maya-2011-video
samwirch.com/blog/rl-maya-and-mental-ray-01

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