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 Now Has Access to Lexis Practice Advisor

NYLI is thrilled to announce to our members that we now have behind-the-desk access to Practice Advisor® that allows us to search and provide material to members for the cost of the photocopy!
Lexis Practice Advisor® is a practical guidance resource combining strategic information and form tools for attorneys and legal information professionals in transactional practice. At the […]

By |November 4th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Now Has Access to Lexis Practice Advisor

Happy Halloween!

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

By |October 31st, 2019|Announcements|Comments Off on Happy Halloween!

LLAGNY Book Club evening meeting at NYLI

LLAGNY BOOK CLUB NOVEMBER DISCUSSION
 
The LLAGNY Book Club will be meeting to discuss The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu by Joshua Hammer on Wednesday, November 6th from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The discussion will take place at the New York Law Institute.

RSVP to Anne LeCard by Friday November 1st

Please bring suggestions for our next selection.

Hope to see you there!

By |October 30th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on LLAGNY Book Club evening meeting at NYLI

Librarians at New York Comic Con

NYLI’s Director of Information Technology and Marketing hosted two geeky events earlier this month along with fellow librarian Clara Cabrera.  Both were in conjunction with the 2019 New York Comic Con event.

NYCC Geeky Librarian Meet & Greet + Happy Hour 2019
Costumed and plain-clothed librarians met at METRO: The Metropolitan New York Library Council for a […]

By |October 28th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Librarians at New York Comic Con

Financial Technology Hot Topic Spotlight

Available from our eBook collection, freely available to NYLI members.
Compiled by Lucy Curci-Gonzalez
Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion : Cryptocurrency, FinTech, InsurTech, and Regulation
David Lee Kuo Chuen and Robert H. Deng

Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, Volume 1: Cryptocurrency, FinTech, InsurTech, and Regulation explores recent advances in digital banking and cryptocurrency, emphasizing […]

By |October 23rd, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Financial Technology Hot Topic Spotlight

All About NYLI Webinar

The New York Law Institute now offers members a variety of resources and services including 2 eBooks collections providing access to over 160,000 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 […]

By |October 21st, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on All About NYLI Webinar

NYLI’s Graphic Novel Book Group Now a Subcommittee of LLAGNY’s Education Committee

The luncheon book club met earlier this month and read Blankets by Craig Thompson.  NYLI’s Graphic Novel Book Group has become quite popular and has read titles such as Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess’sStardust,  Persephone, and RX : A Graphic Memoir.

As of September, the book group was officially welcomed as a subcommittee of its LLAGNY’s Education Committee.

Don’t miss […]

By |October 16th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI’s Graphic Novel Book Group Now a Subcommittee of LLAGNY’s Education Committee

OverDrive eBooks Master Class

Oct 16th 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 |October 14th, 2019|Announcements|Comments Off on OverDrive eBooks Master Class

NYLI Quarterly Newsletter – Fall Issue

Check out the Fall issue of our quarterly newsletter for a quick update on everything that’s been happening here at NYLI.

Read more here.

By |October 9th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Quarterly Newsletter – Fall Issue

NYLI Passing Along Cost Savings to Our Members

We know it’s budget season and everyone is tightening their belts and we here at NYLI want to help!  We’re streamlining our fees structure, cutting our costs, and in general, shaking things up!

Here’s what we’ve come up with to ease your financial concerns during this busy time of year.  Effective Nov 1st:

We’re NOT […]

By |October 2nd, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Passing Along Cost Savings to Our Members