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.

The 20 Most Important Legal Technology Developments of 2018

Bob Ambrogi writes for Law Sites about the 20 Most Important Legal Technology Developments of 2018 including:

1. Analytics become essential.
2. Legal tech goes global.
3. Legal research gets smarter and more comprehensive.
4. Investment hits $1 billion.
5. Acquisitions accumulate.

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OverDrive eBooks Master Class

March 6th 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 […]

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National Library Week Legal Peeps Online Contest

Photo of 2017 Peeps contest winner Constitutional Peeps submitted by Jeanine McPartlin.

We are hosting an online legal Peeps contest! We invite you, our members to get creative and design your best law-related Peeps diorama for our online contest and send us your photo. What’s at stake? Well, not just props for the best Peep pic, but a […]

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NYLI Donates to LLMC

In late December 2018, NYLI sent LLMC-Digital 1,509 boxes of archival books to be scanned and made available online.  Highlights of the collection include the 1880-1974 ABA Annual Reports, the Annals of Congress from 1815-1823, historical New York Statutes beginning in 1788, the Scottish Law Reports from 1707-1891, War Department Annual Reports from 1907-1919, Weekly Reporter (London) […]

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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 […]

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Valentine’s Day eBooks

To celebrate the Valentine’s Day this year, we’ve gathered up a collection of lovely legal tomes to romance you and your mobile devices. Give in to temptation and check out some of these blissful titles such as:

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NYLI Closed for President’s Day

The New York Law Institute will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019 in observance of the Presidents’ Day national holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, February 20th at 8:30 AM.

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NYLI’s Card Catalog Finds New Home

Our colleague Josephine Pascual at Clifford Chance was thrilled to acquire a piece of library history: a card catalog from The New York Law Institute!  Note that Josephine has carefully labeled each drawer with its new purpose as her child does her own research on an iPad !! Organization and dissemination of information is at […]

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NYLI Donates Materials to Holocaust Lecturers

Jay M. Ipson and Dianna Gabay discussing the January 23, 2019 donation from the New York Law institute, Nuremberg Military Tribunal volume of books.
As the New York Law Institute works toward digitizing its Government publications, we often try to find homes for our print copies.  To that end, Research Librarian Emily Moog reached out to […]

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NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

February 6th @ 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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