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’s Alexander Hamilton-Themed Escape Room

This week at The New York Law Institute, in the spirit of National Library Week, we hosted an escape room titled The Search for Alexander Hamilton and the Missing Librarian in which participants searched for clues as to Addison Adley’s mysterious disappearance. We had a total of four sessions of the game and each […]

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LLAGNY Annual Student Breakfast and Library Tour of NYLI

Law Library Association of Greater New York
Annual Student Breakfast and Library Tours
Network! Visit Law Libraries! Meet Law Librarians in the Field!
FRIDAY, APRIL 20th, 2018
8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Program begins with breakfast at 8:30 am at:
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
125 Broad St, New York, NY 10004
Program Continues with Law Library Tours of:
NYLI – 120 Broadway
NY County District […]

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Escape Room at NYLI

The New York Law Institute presents The Search for Alexander Hamilton and the Missing Librarian

NYLI members are invited to The New York Law Institute’s escape room experience: The Search for Alexander Hamilton and the Missing Librarian: A Time Travel Adventure.

When: Wednesday, April 11th at 12:30pm, Wednesday, April 11th at 5:00pm, Wednesday, April 11th at 6:15pm

Where: The New York Law Institute, […]

By |April 9th, 2018|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Escape Room at NYLI

Alexander Hamilton Papers Now Available Online

According to the Hofstra Law Library blog, the Library of Congress has recently made approximately 12,000 items concentrated from 1777 until Hamilton’s death in 1804 available on their website.

Read more here.

By |April 4th, 2018|News from the Field|Comments Off on Alexander Hamilton Papers Now Available Online

NYLI OverDrive Collection Webinar

April 4th 1:30-2:00 pm EST

The New York Law Institute now offers members direct free access to a collection of over 600 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 new […]

By |April 2nd, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI OverDrive Collection Webinar

NYLI Will Close Early for Good Friday

The New York Law Institute will close at 3 PM on Friday, March 30, 2018, for Good Friday.  NYLI will reopen Monday, April 2nd, at 8:30 AM.

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Embed at Your Own Risk, Says a New York Federal Court: Embedding Copyrighted Images on Your Website and Social Media May Lead to Charges of Copyright Infringement

Maria R. Sinatra and Marcella Ballard of Venable LLP write for Lexology about possible copyright infringement on social media.
“Does your business or publication link or embed copyrighted content on your website or social media? If you routinely do the latter, a recent decision in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New […]

By |March 26th, 2018|News from the Field|Comments Off on Embed at Your Own Risk, Says a New York Federal Court: Embedding Copyrighted Images on Your Website and Social Media May Lead to Charges of Copyright Infringement

The New York Law Institute presents The Search for Alexander Hamilton and the Missing Librarian

NYLI members are invited to The New York Law Institute’s escape room experience: The Search for Alexander Hamilton and the Missing Librarian: A Time Travel Adventure.

When: Wednesday, April 11th at 12:30pm, Wednesday, April 11th at 5:00pm, Wednesday, April 11th at 6:15pm

Where: The New York Law Institute, 120 Broadway, Suite 932, New York, NY

What: Resident librarian, cat lover, and conspiracy theorist Addison […]

By |March 26th, 2018|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on The New York Law Institute presents The Search for Alexander Hamilton and the Missing Librarian

The “2018 State of Corporate Law Departments” Report: Modern Law Departments Taking More Proactive Stance

The On Firmer Ground blog features and article which discusses the 2018 State of Corporate Law Departments.
“Today’s modern corporate law department has taken a more proactive position within its organization, seeking not to be seen (as it too often was in the past) as a cost-center or — worse yet — the department of […]

By |March 21st, 2018|News from the Field|Comments Off on The “2018 State of Corporate Law Departments” Report: Modern Law Departments Taking More Proactive Stance

NYLI Will Be Closed Wednesday March 21st

Due to inclement weather, The New York Law Institute will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday March 21st and will re-open at 8:30 am on Thursday, March 22nd.

By |March 20th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Will Be Closed Wednesday March 21st