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.

New York Real Estate LibGuide from NYU’s Jack Brause Library

The Jack Brause Library has created an excellent LibGuide for research materials pertaining to real estate, particularly in New York.

The Jack Brause Library was established in 1983 to support New York University’s Real Estate Institute and now supports all other NYU programs based at the NYU Midtown Center.

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Nothing Artificial About It: How Law Firms (Really) Use AI in Practice

Ed Walters writes for the LLRX March issue about How Law Firms (Really) Use AI in Practice.
“This new age of law firm innovation can create changes in the nature of legal services, moving from anecdotal to data-driven insights, and better-informed guidance for clients. It also holds the promise of preemptive advice to avoid risk, […]

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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 |May 27th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on All About NYLI Webinar

NYLI Closed for Memorial Day

The New York Law Institute will be closing early at 3 PM Friday, May 24, 2019 and closed Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day . NYLI will reopen on Tuesday, May 28th at 8:30 a.m.

Happy Memorial Day!

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Jones Day Presents: State Regulations and Blockchain

Jones Day’s Margaret Lyle discusses the approach various state legislatures are taking with respect to blockchain, which is to support the technology and foster entrepreneurship.  Watch this interesting video and also check out some of their others in the Jones Day Presents: Blockchain series.

 

Read more here.

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Artificial Intelligence And IP (Part I)

Krista L. Cox writes for Above the Law about Artificial Intelligence And IP in the first of a multipart series of articles.
“AI today is pretty incredible and prevalent in everyday interactions, from using Apple’s Siri as a personal assistant to interacting with Amazon’s Alexa at home to using chatbots on social media. As better […]

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LLAGNY Book Club Hosted at NYLI

On Tuesday The New York Law Institute hosted the inaugural LLAGNY Book club, formed by the Education committee.  The group discussed Susan Orlean’s The Library Book as its first title.

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Open Government Guide

The folks at the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press have put together the Open Government Guide which is a complete compendium of information on every state’s open records and open meetings laws. Each state’s section is arranged according to a standard outline, making it easy to compare laws in various states.  The Open […]

By |May 15th, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Open Government Guide

Summer Associates Welcome at The New York Law Institute!

It’s that time of year again, and The New York Law Institute would like to welcome summer associates to enjoy free access to our facilities and resources. All summer associates working at NYLI member organizations are invited to access NYLI from May through August either online or onsite to conduct their research. We welcome […]

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Announcing the LLAGNY Book Club! Hosted at NYLI

The Education committee is starting a LLAGNY Book club. The inaugural book will be Susan Orlean’s The Library Book.

The discussion will be held at the New York Law Institute on May 14, 2019 at 6pm. If you would like to attend, please RSVP by Monday, May 13th to Mary Matuszak (Matuszakm@dany.nyc.gov).

The second book will […]

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