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.

Closing for Christmas Holiday

NYLI will be closing early this Friday, December 21st and will be closed on Monday December 24th and Tuesday December 25th for the Christmas holiday. We will re-open on Wednesday December 26th.

We here at NYLI wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

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15 out of 30 Law Firms Best at Client Service are NYLI Members!

50% of the law firms rated with the best customer service according to a BTI Client Service survey are NYLI members. Ask us how we can help your firm deliver great service in the new year!

Read more here.

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40 Years of the US Congressional Serial Set Now in HeinOnline

We are pleased to announce that we have added the US Congressional Serial Set as a part of our HeinOnline collection. We make HeinOnline available to our members on-site and via staff access as well as remotely for small firms of 50 or fewer attorneys, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. This new collection includes:

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NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

December 12th @ 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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Name our NYLI Snow-Person Contest!

In the spirit of the holiday season, our NYLI staff has created this little book snow-person and now we’d like to hear your thoughts about his/her name.  The most creative entry will win a $20 Starbucks gift card to use during this holiday season.  Please send your entries by December 19th to Eileen Dolan […]

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Guide to Privacy Resources 2019

Marcus P. Zillman at LLRX has put together a stellar list of privacy resources for the new year.
“This guide is a comprehensive listing of free privacy applications, tools and services that users may implement across multiple devices. These applications are from a range of sources that include small and large tech companies as well […]

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Is this AI? We drew you a flowchart to work it out

The folks at MIT Technology Review have created a flowchart to help distinguish what systems are using artificial intelligence and which ones aren’t.
“The definition of artificial intelligence is constantly evolving, and the term often gets mangled, so we are here to help.”
Read more here.

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Project Management for Law Librarians Q&A Data Blitz (Webinar)

On December 4th 2018 at 1pm Eastern, LLAGNY will host a 30-minute Q&A discussion of questions submitted by participants concerning project management’s role in the Law Librarian’s career featuring NYLI’s Director of IT Ellyssa Kroski. Questions on the features of project management software and platforms, and their importance in implementing successful projects will be discussed […]

By |November 28th, 2018|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on Project Management for Law Librarians Q&A Data Blitz (Webinar)

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 […]

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Early Closing for Thanksgiving Holiday at NYLI

NYLI will close at 3:00PM on Wednesday, November 21st and will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  We here at the New York Law Institute wish you a happy holiday!

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