Ellyssa

About Ellyssa

Ellyssa Valenti Kroski is the Director of Information Technology and Marketing at the New York Law Institute as well as an award-winning editor and author of 75 books including Law Librarianship in the Age of AI for which she won the AALL's 2020 Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award. She is a librarian, an adjunct faculty member at Drexel and San Jose State Universities, and an international conference speaker. She received the 2017 Library Hi Tech Award from the ALA/LITA for her long-term contributions in the area of Library and Information Science technology and its application. She can be found at: http://www.amazon.com/author/ellyssa

Celebrating New RIPS-SIS Teach-In Kits

by Karen Oesterle, Head of Reference

The National Legal Research Teach-In, sponsored by AALL’s Research Instruction and Patron Services-Special Interest Section, is an annual campaign helping law librarians share materials and ideas for legal research instruction.  These kits make it easier for librarians to get key information to the right people; each RIPS-SIS Teach-In Kit […]

By |September 20th, 2021|News from the Field|Comments Off on Celebrating New RIPS-SIS Teach-In Kits

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group September Online Meeting

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group will meet via Zoom on Thursday September 23rd at 12. We will discuss Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir by Robin Ha (also available at NYPL).  Please see our LibGuide for past and upcoming titles.

Please contact, Eileen Dolan at edolan@NYLI.org to be added to the meeting.

By |September 15th, 2021|Announcements|Comments Off on LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group September Online Meeting

NYLI 2021 Virtual Jeopardy Event!

Please join us on Wednesday, September 22nd at 1:30pm EST for our first-ever virtual Jeopardy event!  We’ll meet via WebEx and everyone will be assigned to teams who will play for the title of NYLI Jeopardy Champion.  Winning team members will win Amazon gift cards as well as bragging rights.

Space will be limited for this event […]

By |September 13th, 2021|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI 2021 Virtual Jeopardy Event!

New Topic Pages on ProQuest Congressional

by Karen Oesterle, Head of Reference

What a delight to realize that ProQuest Congressional has recently added Topic Pages for your use, 57 at this point.  The list of timely and important subjects includes Artificial Intelligence, HBCUs , Net Neutrality, the Opioid Crisis, and Telehealth/ Telemedicine.  Each page includes Background Reports, Viewpoints, In […]

By |September 8th, 2021|News from the Field|Comments Off on New Topic Pages on ProQuest Congressional

Ooh la la! Fashion Research at LOC

by Eileen Dolan, Technical Services Librarian

The Library of Congress is offering a webinar via Zoom on how to conduct
fashion research in the Prints & Photographs Division collections.

If your firm works with fashion and retail law, the Library
of Congress print collection along with Practising Law Institute’s Fashion
and retail law 2021 and the American Bar […]

By |September 7th, 2021|News from the Field|Comments Off on Ooh la la! Fashion Research at LOC

NYLI closes early Fri 9/3 and will be closed Labor Day Mon 9/6

The New York Law Institute will close at 2:00 PM on Friday, September 3rd and will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021 in observance of the Labor Day national holiday. NYLI will reopen at 9 AM on Tuesday the 7th of September.

By |September 1st, 2021|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI closes early Fri 9/3 and will be closed Labor Day Mon 9/6

Call for Sponsor Participation in Virtual Law Library Scavenger Hunt

We’re putting together another online Law Library Virtual Scavenger Hunt leading into the holiday season. With so many law librarians still working from home and spending their time increasingly online, we thought this might be a good (and fun!) diversion. We’re calling for participation from sponsors who would be interested in participating […]

By |August 30th, 2021|Announcements|Comments Off on Call for Sponsor Participation in Virtual Law Library Scavenger Hunt

A Book Appreciation of Eugene Giudice’s Reflections During a Pandemic: Thoughts While Sheltering in Place

By Lucy Curci-Gonzalez, Executive Director

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.  – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I often comment, with apologies to
the great Joe
Cocker, that law librarians get by with a little help from their
colleagues.   Throughout the past year
and a half of pandemic, this has been proven time and […]

By |August 25th, 2021|NYLI Collections|Comments Off on A Book Appreciation of Eugene Giudice’s Reflections During a Pandemic: Thoughts While Sheltering in Place

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group August Online Meeting

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group will meet via Zoom on Thursday August 26th at 12. We will discuss Pride of Baghdad by Brian Vaughan (also available at NYPL).  Please see our LibGuide for past and upcoming titles.

Please contact, Eileen Dolan at edolan@NYLI.org to be added to the meeting.

By |August 18th, 2021|Announcements|Comments Off on LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group August Online Meeting

Women’s Right to Vote (the 19th Amendment)

by Eileen Dolan, Technical Services Librarian

The 19th Amendment to the Constitution was passed by Congress on June 4, 1919. A little over a year later, on August 18, 1920, it was ratified.  Seneca Falls, NY, home to the Women’s Rights National Historical Park, was the site of the First Women’s Rights Convention on July 19, […]

By |August 16th, 2021|News from the Field|Comments Off on Women’s Right to Vote (the 19th Amendment)