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.

Digital Curators,Connectors, Change Agents and Innovators Panel

Jean O’Grady writes for Dewey B Strategic about the first panel of the new Legal Pros track at Legal Week–  New Ways for Law Librarians & Knowledge Managers to Become Indispensable which brought in a standing room only crowd.

Read the full article here.

By |February 8th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Digital Curators,Connectors, Change Agents and Innovators Panel

NYLI OverDrive Collection Webinar

February 8th 1:30-2:00 pm EST

The New York Law Institute now offers members direct free access to a collection of over 500 eBooks from major legal publishers Matthew Bender and the ABA through their new OverDrive Collection.  This collection also includes 116 West Academic Nutshells eBooks.

Join Research Librarian Karen Oesterle to learn more about this exciting […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI OverDrive Collection Webinar

Lucy Curci-Gonzalez at LegalTech

Our Executive Director, Lucy Curci-Gonzalez presided over the AALL booth at this year’s LegalTech conference. See more photos and LegalTech posts on the AALL Facebook page here.

By |February 2nd, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on Lucy Curci-Gonzalez at LegalTech

How to Winterproof your Library

In this insightful article, NYLI member Sarah Mauldin, Director of Library Services at Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP, discusses how the New York Law Institute can play a key role in your backup plan when your library experiences closures due to inclement weather or other instances when you need to share your workload.

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By |January 25th, 2017|News from the Field|Comments Off on How to Winterproof your Library

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 |January 23rd, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on LLMC-Digital Webinar

NYLI Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The New York Law Institute will be closed on Monday, January 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2016.  NYLI will reopen on Tuesday, January 17th at 8:30 AM. Enjoy the holiday!

By |January 11th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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 |January 9th, 2017|New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Services New Staff Orientation Webinar

Happy New Year!

Our best wishes for the new year!!  The New York Law Institute will close at 3pm on Friday, December 30th and will reopen on Tuesday, January 3rd at 8:30 am.

By |December 28th, 2016|Announcements|Comments Off on Happy New Year!

Happy Holidays! NYLI Closing Early

NYLI’s Holiday Book Tree!
Our best wishes for the holiday season everyone!!  The New York Law Institute will be closed on Monday, December 26th and will reopen on Tuesday, December 27th at 8:30 am.

By |December 21st, 2016|Announcements|Comments Off on Happy Holidays! NYLI Closing Early

Cataloging for the Non-Cataloger Presentation

Last month Yael Mandelstam of Fordham University Law Library and Joni Cassidy of Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc. gave a lunchtime presentation at the New York Law Institute on Cataloging for the Non-Cataloger which answered the following questions:

Wondering what the new elements in RDA catalog records look like?
How do you decide if an item is a multi-volume monograph, […]

By |December 19th, 2016|Announcements|Comments Off on Cataloging for the Non-Cataloger Presentation