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.

Author Robert Pigott Speaks at NYLI

Earlier this month, Author Robert Pigott presented an informative and fun slideshow on his book, New York’s Legal Landmarks, an historical guidebook to locations for lawyers or anyone with an interest in the City’s history. The event was well-attended and refreshments were sponsored by Chuck Lowery of Fastcase.

By |November 19th, 2018|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Author Robert Pigott Speaks at NYLI

Librarians at New York Comic Con

NYLI’s Director of IT, Ellyssa Kroski co-hosted two events around the annual New York Comic Con with librarian Clara Cabrera. The NYCC Geeky Librarian Meet & Greet + Happy Hour toured the maker facilities at METRO: The Metropolitan New York Library Council and then progressed to dinner and drinks at the nearby Hellcat Annie’s […]

By |November 14th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on Librarians at New York Comic Con

OverDrive eBooks Master Class

November 14th 1:30-2:00 pm EST

Join Research Librarian Karen Oesterle to learn all about the ins and outs of our Lexis Digital Library,  a collection of over 500 eBooks from major legal publishers such as Matthew Bender and the ABA as well as the West Academic Nutshell series…all at your fingertips.  This Master Class will provide detailed […]

By |November 12th, 2018|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on OverDrive eBooks Master Class

NYLI’s Graphic Novel Book Group

NYLI’s Graphic Novel Book Group read A Contract With God,’ by Will Eisner for their October meeting and will be reading The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Vol 1 for their meet up in late November.  Contact Eileen Dolan for more info.

By |November 7th, 2018|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI’s Graphic Novel Book Group

NYLI Featured in New Book on Escape Rooms

NYLI’s Director of IT, Ellyssa Kroski has just published a book with the ALA titled Escape Rooms and Other Immersive Experiences in the Library in which NYLI events are prominently featured. The book discusses the Alexander Hamilton-themed escape room titled “The Search for Alexander Hamilton and the Missing Librarian” which we designed and hosted for members […]

By |November 5th, 2018|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Featured in New Book on Escape Rooms

Happy Halloween!

Double, double toil and trouble…Let the NYLI staff be your research charm!

By |October 31st, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on Happy Halloween!

New Role at NYLI for Karen Oesterle

The New York Law Institute (NYLI) is delighted to announce that Karen Oesterle has been named Head of Reference, succeeding Ralph Caiazzo, retiring this month.
Karen joined NYLI as a Research Librarian in May 2015 with over 25 years of experience selling books, eBooks, and Digital Libraries with Matthew Bender and LexisNexis.  Karen completed her […]

By |October 30th, 2018|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on New Role at NYLI for Karen Oesterle

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 […]

By |October 29th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on LLMC-Digital Webinar

Ralph Caiazzo Retires from NYLI After 44 Years

Ralph Caiazzo, Head of Reference at The New York Law Institute, retires on Friday, October 26th after over four decades of dedicated service the Institute, its members, and the law library community.

His knowledge of the NYLI collection is second to none. And, he has been instrumental in helping to build The New York Law […]

By |October 25th, 2018|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Ralph Caiazzo Retires from NYLI After 44 Years

Halloween eBooks!

Happy Halloween season everyone!  Give yourself a scare and check out these Halloween-related eBooks from our collection!

By |October 24th, 2018|Announcements, NYLI Collections|Comments Off on Halloween eBooks!