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.

AALL Crossword Puzzle

Our Research Librarian Emily Moog has created an original crossword puzzle in the spirit of the AALL Annual Meeting for your amusement!  Check out “Washington is a…”  and the solution to the puzzle below!  And be on the lookout for a famous quote within the puzzle itself!

Access the larger image here.

The Clues are here […]

By |July 8th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on AALL Crossword Puzzle

NYLI Fourth of July Closing

The New York Law Institute will close early on Wednesday July 3rd at 3:00 pm and will be closed on Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day.  NYLI will reopen on Monday, July 8th at 8:30 am.

Happy Fourth of July everyone!

By |July 1st, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Fourth of July Closing

LLAGNY Book Club at NYLI

The LLAGNY Book Club will be meeting to discuss Just Kids by Patti Smith on Tuesday, July 9th from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The discussion will take place at the New York Law Institute. Please RSVP to Anne LeCard at lecarda@dany.nyc.gov by Monday, July 8th.

To learn more about the LLAGNY Book Club and […]

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June’s Graphic Novel Book Group

June’s Graphic Novel Book Group meeting discussed Persephone.  Don’t miss out on next month’s event, contact Eileen Dolan for more info.

By |June 26th, 2019|New at NYLI|Comments Off on June’s Graphic Novel Book Group

Advice for Law Students – From Reducing Stress to Nailing Your Time as a Summer Associate

Greg Lambert & Marlene Gebauer at 3 Geeks and a Law Blog offer some valuable Advice for Law Students in their latest podcast, a mini-episode of The Geek In Review:
“This week, we continue our discussion on how law students can have a stressful time in the three years they are in law school. We […]

By |June 24th, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Advice for Law Students – From Reducing Stress to Nailing Your Time as a Summer Associate

Upcoming Escape Rooms in Libraries Webinar

NYLI’s Director of IT and Marketing will be giving a webinar presentation titled Creating Escape Room Programs and Other Immersive Experiences in Libraries with the ALA next Wednesday June 26th at 2:30pm to 4:00pm EDT.

We found that our own Alexander Hamilton-themed escape room that we hosted at NYLI was a very effective tool to highlight our historical collections and […]

By |June 20th, 2019|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on Upcoming Escape Rooms in Libraries Webinar

BUSTED!! Librarian discovers the identities of two New York Law Institute statues !!

Post authored by Emily Moog

NYLI Research Librarian Emily Moog was reviewing 19th Century newspapers regarding its history when she discovered the identities of the two unknown busts residing in its reading room

They are James T. Brady and Francis Brockhoist Cutting !

 
James T. Brady bust currently at NYLI and painting by Joseph Alexander Ames, 1869, The […]

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NYLI Staff Members Win LLAGNY Awards!

Congratulations to our Head of Reference Karen Oesterle for winning LLAGNYs 2019 Outstanding Member Award and to our Research Librarian Emily M. Moog for winning this year’s AALL/ PLLIP SIS Summit grant.  Both of these talented, hard-working researchers deserve this recognition, kudos!

By |June 17th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Staff Members Win LLAGNY Awards!

To Our Friends and Colleagues affected by the helicopter crash

We are very concerned to hear of events earlier this week, and know that the incident must have jarred your nerves as well as caused displacement in your workplace.

We offer NYLI’s workspace and resources for any firms affected by this tragedy, whether they are members or not. If you would like to come in […]

By |June 14th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI, News from the Field|Comments Off on To Our Friends and Colleagues affected by the helicopter crash

Drowning in Research Reading? AI Could Help

Lindsay McKenzie writes for Inside Higher Ed about Artificial intelligence that reads journal articles and highlights key findings could help researchers stay on top of the latest research. But the technology isn’t ready for prime time.
“Using a form of artificial intelligence called a neural network, scientists at MIT and the Qatar Computing Research Institute […]

By |June 12th, 2019|News from the Field|Comments Off on Drowning in Research Reading? AI Could Help