Ellyssa

About Ellyssa

Ellyssa is the Director of Information Technology at the New York Law Institute as well as an award-winning editor and author of 35 books including Law Librarianship in the Digital Age for which she won the AALL's 2014 Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award. Her ten-book technology series, The Tech Set won the ALA's Best Book in Library Literature Award in 2011. She is a librarian, an adjunct faculty member at Pratt Institute, and an international conference speaker.

Libraries Must Draw the Line on E-books

Sabrina I. Pacifici writes for beSpacific about recent trends in the eBook marketplace with regard to libraries:

 
As co-chair of the ALA’s Digital Content Working Group from 2011 to 2014, back when libraries were working to get basic access to e-books, I came to recognize that some of the restrictions publishers place on libraries in […]

By |August 12th, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Libraries Must Draw the Line on E-books

Eliminating E-Book-Phobia: “Do you have it in print?” 

Tarica LaBossiere writes for RIPS Law Librarian about Eliminating E-Book-Phobia: “Do you have it in print?”:
“Even knowing these titles are just a click away, we have a few traditionalists who are adamant about obtaining their study aids in print.

“I don’t like e-book formats.”

“I can’t use an e-book to follow along with others.”

“The digital database is confusing; […]

By |August 7th, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Eliminating E-Book-Phobia: “Do you have it in print?” 

August Graphic Novel Book Group

July’s Graphic Novel Book Group meeting discussed Thi Bui’s The Best We Could Do.  Don’t miss out on this month’s event on Tuesday August 13th  which will discuss The Underwater Welder.  Contact Eileen Dolan for more info.

By |August 5th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on August Graphic Novel Book Group

Meet ‘Fenni,’ Fenwick & West’s Digital Assistant

Bloomberg Law posts about the new Digital Assistant ‘Fenni,’ at Fenwick & West.
“When Big Law attorneys want to check a billing rate, book a conference room, or find out which partners have a relationship with a certain client, they might ask their administrative staff, or run a search of the firm’s internal directory.

But at […]

By |July 31st, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Meet ‘Fenni,’ Fenwick & West’s Digital Assistant

What did you do at your Summer Conference?

Post by Emily Moog

The collaboration continues!

Librarians have a core ideal of sharing information.

That ideal continued last Monday night when Special Library Association – NY (SLA-NY) and Law Library Association of Greater NY (LLAGNY) met to discuss their annual conference highlights.

Emma Davidson, current SLA Board member, began by giving a brief overview of her association’s […]

By |July 29th, 2019|New at NYLI|Comments Off on What did you do at your Summer Conference?

Decision making in the age of urgency

This is an excellent discussion of a recent McKinsey Global Survey on the topic of effective decision making in today’s fast-paced culture.
“The survey asked about three common decision types, ranging from those that are infrequent but significant in scope to smaller, routine decisions that can be delegated. Most respondents report poor decision making across the decision […]

By |July 24th, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Decision making in the age of urgency

NYLI Quarterly Newsletter – Summer Issue

Check out the Summer issue of our quarterly newsletter for a quick update on everything that’s been happening here at NYLI.

Read more here.

By |July 22nd, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Quarterly Newsletter – Summer Issue

Gamification in the Workplace Hot Topic Spotlight

Available from our eBook collection, freely available to NYLI members.
Compiled by Lucy Curci-Gonzalez
Gamification, Serious Games, Simulations, and Immersive Learning Environments in Knowledge Management Initiatives
Allam Ahmed and Michael Sutton

We are pleased to present this e-book of the World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development (WJSTSD) entitled, Gamification, Serious Games, Simulations, and Immersive Learning Environments […]

By |July 17th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Gamification in the Workplace Hot Topic Spotlight

LLAGNY/SLA-NY Host AALL/SLA Conference Experience Event at NYLI

LLAGNY and SLA-NY are hosting a joint education program recapping the programs, highlighting the takeaways, and engaging colleagues in conversation about the profession among those who attended the AALL and SLA CLEVELAND conferences as well as those who did not.

Save the date – July 22, 2019 at 6pm at the New York Law Institute, 120 Broadway.

Registration link here.

By |July 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on LLAGNY/SLA-NY Host AALL/SLA Conference Experience Event at NYLI

See You at AALL!

The New York Law Institute’s Executive Director Lucy Curci-Gonzalez and Research Librarian Emily Moog will be attending this year’s AALL Annual Conference. If you see them, please say hi, they’ll see you soon!

By |July 10th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on See You at AALL!