Ellyssa

About Ellyssa

Ellyssa Valenti Kroski is the Director of Information Technology at the New York Law Institute as well as an award-winning editor and author of 60 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.

NYLI Has (Partially) Opened!

The New York Law Institute now has staff at our physical location on a part-time basis and can complete any requests requiring fiche, film or historical materials for our members.  In addition to our 160,000+ eBook collection we are also offering print book loans as well.  Please check our website https://www.nyli.org/or our blog for […]

By |August 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NYLI Has (Partially) Opened!

Safe Work Playbook: COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness and Response Guide

Jason Kucsma, Executive Director/Fiscal Officer at Toledo Lucas County Public Library and his team put together this stellar guide to re-opening the library including tips for how to deal with everything from mail to vendors and contractors, etc.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/3rwuaxa9592uoja/Safe%20Work%20Playbook_V2.pdf?dl=0The

By |August 3rd, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on Safe Work Playbook: COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness and Response Guide

NYLI’s LibGuide Collection

NYLI has adopted the LibGuides platform for creating robust research and subject guides on various topics.  You will notice a new item on our website’s main navigation menu linking to the following NYLI LibGuides:

Bankruptcy Law Research at NYLIeBooks at The New York Law Institute Federal Legislative History GuideGovernment Documents Guide Librarian Resources –Training Your Associates — from […]

By |July 29th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI’s LibGuide Collection

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group on Zoom!

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group met last week via Zoom to discuss: My Favorite Thing is Monsters, and it looked like it was a great time!

Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late ’60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror and pulp […]

By |July 27th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group on Zoom!

NYLI Quarterly Newsletter – Summer Issue

Check out the Summer issue of our quarterly newsletter for a quick update on everything that’s been happening here at NYLI.

Read more here.

By |July 22nd, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Quarterly Newsletter – Summer Issue

Federal Legislative History at NYLI LibGuide

Our Research Librarian, Emily Moog has put together an outstanding LibGuide on Federal Legislative History Research at NYLI Please check it out here!

By |July 20th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Federal Legislative History at NYLI LibGuide

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group Next Online Meeting

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group will be hosted by LLAGNY’s Zoom account on Thursday, July 23rd at 12:00 PM. We will discuss: My Favorite Thing is Monsters.

Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late ’60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror […]

By |July 16th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group Next Online Meeting

Government Documents at NYLI LibGuide

Our Technical Services Librarian, Eileen Dolan has created a stellar LibGuide on Government Documents Research at NYLI Please check it out here!

By |July 13th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Government Documents at NYLI LibGuide

Bankruptcy Law Research at NYLI LibGuide

Our Head of Reference, Karen Oesterle has created an outstanding LibGuide on Bankruptcy Law Research at NYLI Please check it out here!

By |July 6th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Bankruptcy Law Research at NYLI LibGuide

NYLI Fourth of July Closing

The New York Law Institute will close early on Thursday, July 2nd at 2:00 pm and will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day.  NYLI will reopen on Monday, July 6th at 9:00 am.

Happy Fourth of July everyone!

By |July 1st, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Fourth of July Closing