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.

NYLI Announces VoxGov Partnership

For immediate release

Contact: Lucy Curci-Gonzalez

Executive Director

212-732-9695

lcurcigonzalez@nyli.org 

The New York Law Institute Announces New Database – VoxGov

(New York, NY – June 1, 2017) The New York Law Institute (NYLI), a membership law library, is pleased to announce a new partnership with VoxGov.  Voxgov’s U.S. Federal Government Collection is the largest and most comprehensive collection […]

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Augment Your Legal Knowledge of Augmented Reality

The folks at Veneble have written an excellent article for Lexology on how to Augment Your Legal Knowledge of Augmented Reality which discusses intellectual property and privacy concerns as well as future directions of AR.
“AR represents a significant leap in how intellectual property is used in a video game. No longer is the user […]

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NYLI Closed for Memorial Day

The New York Law Institute will be closing early at 3 PM Friday, May 26, 2017 and closed Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day .  NYLI will reopen on Tuesday,  May 30th at 8:30 a.m.

 

Happy Memorial Day!

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Making Access to Library Resources Seamless

Our Director of IT, Ellyssa Kroski, has written an article Making Access to Library Resources Seamless for the On Firmer Ground blog.
As an information services organization, we’ve always sought to offer our members effortless access to our resources.  To this end, we developed the capability for our members to integrate all of our bibliographic records […]

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New Summer Associates Training Research Guide

Karen Oesterle, Research Librarian at The New York Law Institute has created an excellent and informative research guide geared specifically for new Summer Associates.  Check it out here!

 

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LLMC-Digital Webinar

Webinar times are: Eastern Time

Optimize your records and briefs research with LLMC-Digital

The Library of the New York Law Institute offers web-based training sessions to help you discover new resources and enhance your research with LLMC-Digital, an extensive archive of historical primary and specialized legal materials covering the U.S. federal and state governments, the British […]

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NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

May 10th @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Eastern
Optimize your federal legislative history research with ProQuest Congressional
The Library of the New York Law Institute offers web-based training sessions to help you discover new resources and enhance your research with Proquest Congressional, the premier electronic service for access to the activities and publications of the United […]

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What’s Bothering Patent Law Librarians Today – LOTS! – And How I Found Out

Our Executive Director, Lucy Curci-Gonzalez has written an insightful post for On Firmer Ground regarding What’s Bothering Patent Law Librarians Today – LOTS! – And How I Found Out.

“Since I have been out of IP firms for a year, having made the transition from IP big-tique law firm library director to executive director of a […]

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NYLI Services New Staff Orientation Webinar

The New York Law Institute now offers members a variety of resources and services including 2 eBooks collections providing access to over 100,000 eBook titles.

We offer the entire West Academic Nutshells series in eBook format, hundreds of ABA titles, and Mathew Bender legal treatises.  We also offer access to valuable electronic resources such as Proquest […]

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Teaching Legal Research to Today’s Digital Natives

Kurt Meyer, Manager of Global Content Development and Preservation at LLMC Digital and trainer for our NYLI LLMC-Digital research webinars has written a fantastic article in the March/April 2017 issue of the AALL Spectrum.  Check out his article – and cover story! – Teaching Legal Research to Today’s Digital Natives and sign up for his […]

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