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.

Covid-19 and the Library of Congress

by Eileen Dolan, Technical Services Librarian

It has been over a year. Sometimes it feels like a week,
other times it feels like forever.

The Library of Congress (LC) has started  building
collections documenting this time in history.

LC is crowdsourcing photographs and graphic art on Flickr. You may submit your pictures of the pandemic to the […]

By |March 31st, 2021|News from the Field|Comments Off on Covid-19 and the Library of Congress

NYLI Will Close Early for Good Friday

The New York Law Institute will close at 2 PM on Friday, April 2, 2021 for Good Friday.  NYLI will reopen Monday, April 5th at 9AM.

By |March 31st, 2021|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Will Close Early for Good Friday

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 […]

By |March 29th, 2021|Announcements|Comments Off on All About NYLI Webinar

FDLP Webinar: Locating Historical and Contemporary U.S. Treasury Content on the Open Web

Register to attend the live training webinar, “Locating Historical and Contemporary U.S. Treasury Content on the Open Web.”

Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2021Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (EDT)  Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.

Speakers:Kimberley Carter, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Treasury LibrarianAndrew Young, U.S. Department of the […]

By |March 24th, 2021|News from the Field|Comments Off on FDLP Webinar: Locating Historical and Contemporary U.S. Treasury Content on the Open Web

NYLI Quarterly Newsletter – Spring Issue

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

Read more here.

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New from GovInfo.gov and Congress.gov

Check out all of the most recent releases on govinfo.gov and congress.gov. Updates to these two excellent, research-friendly government sites are detailed in this new post from the CRIV blog.

Read more here.

By |March 17th, 2021|News from the Field|Comments Off on New from GovInfo.gov and Congress.gov

2021 PLLIP Diversity & Inclusion Summit Recap

By Karen Oesterle, Head of Reference

The 2021 PLLIP Diversity & Inclusion Summit was held on Friday, Feb 26, 2021.  The keynote speaker, Michelle Silverthorn, best-selling author, keynote speaker, and Founder & CEO of Inclusion Nation, was deeply impressive.  The event was a nice combination of keynote address, zoom breakout rooms for discussion, and […]

By |March 15th, 2021|News from the Field|Comments Off on 2021 PLLIP Diversity & Inclusion Summit Recap

National Pi Day

by Eileen Dolan, Technical Services Librarian

In 2009, the United States House of Representatives
officially recognized March 14 as National Pi Day (H.Res.224
— 111th  Congress).  The most recent Resolution
regarding Pi Day is from 2019 (H.Res.232
– 116th Congress).

An excellent way to celebrate, even without a nod from
Congress, is with NASA.
For those of us who are more […]

By |March 12th, 2021|News from the Field|Comments Off on National Pi Day

Reinventing Libraries for a Post-COVID World Virtual Event

NYLI’s Director of IT & Marketing, Ellyssa Valenti Kroski, is partnering with SJSU and Library 2.0 to organize this free virtual mini conference titled Reinventing Libraries for a Post-COVID World which will take place on Thursday, June 17th, 2021 at 3pm EST/12pm Pacific .

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, librarians have been […]

By |March 11th, 2021|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on Reinventing Libraries for a Post-COVID World Virtual Event

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group March Online Meeting

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group will meet via Zoom on Thursday March 18th  at 12pm. We will discuss Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio, by Derf Backderf . Please see our LibGuide for past and upcoming titles.

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

By |March 10th, 2021|Announcements|Comments Off on LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group March Online Meeting