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 ProQuest Congressional Webinar

September 9th @ 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 […]

By |September 8th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

Labor Day Closing

We will close early on Friday, September 4, at 3pm and will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2020 in honor of Labor Day.  We will re-open at 9:00am on Tuesday, September 8th.

Happy Labor Day everyone!

By |September 2nd, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on Labor Day Closing

NYLI 2020 Survey Reminder

It is time once again in the wake of COVID-19 and the increasing need for digital library services, to reassess our situation and plan for the next phase of the New York Law Institute so that it remains a viable, relevant institution determined to play a role in the information needs of the legal […]

By |August 31st, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI 2020 Survey Reminder

NYLI 2020 Survey

It is time once again in the wake of COVID-19 and the increasing need for digital library services, to reassess our situation and plan for the next phase of the New York Law Institute so that it remains a viable, relevant institution determined to play a role in the information needs of the legal […]

By |August 24th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI 2020 Survey

COVID-19 Has Allowed Law Librarians to Flex Their Tech Prowess

Victoria Hudgins writes for Law.com about newly appointed American Association of Law Libraries president Emily Florio as she discusses how COVID-19 is allowing law librarians to shatter myths about their capabilities.

Read more here.

By |August 19th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on COVID-19 Has Allowed Law Librarians to Flex Their Tech Prowess

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