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.

LexisNexis Librarian Luncheon

We’ll be hosting a luncheon next week on Thursday April 20th from 12 pm – 1:30 pm that you won’t want to miss…
Your NYC LexisNexis Librarian Relations Consultants are hosting their bi-annual Librarian Update Luncheon. 
 
Join us to see the latest enhancements on Lexis Advance as well as take a tour of one of our […]

By |April 10th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on LexisNexis Librarian Luncheon

Legal Peeps Online Contest Winner Announced!

We are happy to announce that the winner of our Legal Peeps contest and recipient of the $25 Starbucks gift card is…
Constitutional Peeps

Submitted by:

Jeanine McPartlin
Associate Librarian
CARTER LEDYARD & MILBURN LLP
Two Wall Street | New York, New York 10005

 

Congratulations Jeanine and thank you to all of our participants!!

By |April 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Legal Peeps Online Contest Winner Announced!

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 |April 3rd, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on LLMC-Digital Webinar

NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

March 29th @ 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 […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

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 […]

By |March 20th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Services New Staff Orientation Webinar

NYLI Board Member to Speak at St John’s Library School

NYLI Board member and author of the popular blog Dewey B Strategic Jean O’Grady will give the William A. Gillard Lecture at her alma mater, St. John’s University Division of Library and Information Science. “Has the Librarian-ship Sailed? Redefining the Profession in a Post-Google World” will address the dramatic impact of intelligent machines on […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on NYLI Board Member to Speak at St John’s Library School

NYLI Will Close Tomorrow

The New York Law Institute library will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, due to severe weather of heavy snow and blizzard conditions predicted for the New York City area.
NYLI cannot fulfill book loan and document delivery requests tomorrow and late fees for Tuesday, March 14, 2017 will be waived.
Weather permitting, NYLI will […]

By |March 13th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Will Close Tomorrow

New Book from NYLI’s Director of IT

On March 1st, NYLI’s Director of IT Ellyssa Kroski published a new book with the American Library Association titled The Makerspace Librarian’s Sourcebook which aims to be an essential all-in-one guidebook to the maker realm written specifically for librarians.  It will inspire readers through practical projects that they can implement in their libraries right now. […]

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Is Virtual Reality Ready for Business Use?

Photo: Google Smart Contact Lens

Joseph Raczynski, Manager, Techical Client Management, Thomson Reuters writes about VR for business in the January issue of Practice Innovations.
“VR is a slice of sci-fi we have been anticipating for decades. Incubating in a state of inertia, it has been waiting to leverage the Trinity of Forces to rise. Widely […]

By |March 1st, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Is Virtual Reality Ready for Business Use?

National Library Week Legal Peeps Online Contest

Photo: Gallagher Law Library blog

We are hosting an online legal Peeps contest! We invite you, our members to get creative and design your best law-related Peeps diorama for our online contest and send us your photo. What’s at stake? Well, not just props for the best Peep pic, but a whopping $25 gift card for […]

By |February 27th, 2017|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on National Library Week Legal Peeps Online Contest