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.

13 Wonderfully Specific Libraries Reveal Their Oldest Treasures

 

Poeticon Astronomicon. U.S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY JAMES M. GILLISS LIBRARY

Sarah Laskow writes for Atlas Obscura about 13 Wonderfully Specific Libraries Reveal Their Oldest Treasures.
“We love libraries like these, and we wanted to know more about the secrets they hold. So we contacted 13 of the world’s wondrously specific libraries and asked: What’s the oldest item in […]

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2017: The Year of Women in Legal Tech

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Robert Ambrogi writes on his Law Sites blog about 2017: The Year of Women in Legal Tech.
“This was a year in which so many of the companies and organizations making news had women founders or executives. There was Bahar Ansari, co-founder of Case.one, who is disrupting practice management with her pay-by-the-case pricing; […]

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One More Time: Law Firm Libraries Are Not About the Space

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Greg Lambert writes for 3 Geeks and a Law Blog about One More Time: Law Firm Libraries Are Not About the Space.
“The modern law librarian has taken advantage of the paradigm shift and has reinvented themselves away from maintaining and updating a physical collection toward developing and training the members of the […]

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VoxGov Luncheon and Webinar

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VoxGov Luncheon and Webinar

On Wednesday, January 24, 2018, NYLI will host an introduction to Voxgov – a unique platform providing visibility into who in government is saying what on any issue at any time.  
Join us either at NYLI for lunch or via Webinar.
Lunch 12 -12:30 at NYLI 120 Broadway
Webinar 12:30-1:30 
Drawing from over 9,000 indexed government sources, Voxgov’s […]

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Key trends shaping technology in 2017

Monica Anderson at Pew Research Center posts to the FactTank about Key trends shaping technology in 2017.
“In the past year, Pew Research Center has explored a range of tech-related topics in the news – from online harassment to fake news to net neutrality. Here are some key findings from our research on these and […]

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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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The Extinction of Libraries: Why the Predictions aren’t Coming True

Benjamin P. Hardy at HuffPost writes an intriguing article about The Extinction of Libraries: Why the Predictions aren’t Coming True
“Libraries are way more than books, they are vibrant community centers with programs and activities full of life, discovery, and excitement. Today’s libraries are places people are engaging and learning about new technology from 3D […]

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NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

January 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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Through Sleet and Snow, NYLI Staff Are Here to Meet Your Research Needs

The snow has kept us from our physical space but NYLI IS open today – virtually!!  We are here to answer your research questions and all of our electronic resources are available for your use. Please don’t return any books today as we won’t be accepting them – any and all late fees will […]

By |January 4th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on Through Sleet and Snow, NYLI Staff Are Here to Meet Your Research Needs