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.

LLMC and Early U.S. Resources Webinar

Webinar times are: Eastern Time

The Library of the New York Law Institute offers web-based training sessions to help you discover new resources and enhance your research with LLMC-Digital, an extensive archive of historical primary and specialized legal materials covering the U.S. federal and state governments, the British Commonwealth, other foreign countries, and various international […]

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NYLI Now Has NITA Content on Cheetah

NYLI staff now have access to the entire NITA Practice Collection on Cheetah.   Our research librarians can access these well-respected practical guidance texts from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), a leading provider of trial advocacy skills training  for lawyers, on behalf of our members.   These titles, written by expert litigators, cover topics ranging from prepare to […]

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May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Compiled by Eileen Dolan, Technical Services Librarian

The New York Law Institute is lucky to have Chinatown as one of our close neighbors. We, along with the Library of Congress, and all Americans celebrate this month with Asian and Pacific Islanders.

P.L.
95-419 was enacted in 1978 designating the week of May 4th as
Asian/Pacific American […]

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Reaffirming NYLI Pro Bono Support in Light of AAPI Attacks

On June 10th of last year NYLI staff issued a statement
in response to the George Floyd Tragedy.  Little did we think that in a
few months our country would be again faced with the tragedy of attacks on our
fellow Americans.    The NYLI staff decries the scapegoating of
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who are being wrongly […]

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ARK Law Firm Libraries 2021 Conference Coverage: Expert Perspective on Change Management

by Lucy Curci-Gonzalez/ NYLI Executive Director 

For the second pandemic year, the annual ARK Law Firm
Libraries conference went virtual.  I
attended this highly regarded program from my home office where I attended a
number of excellent sessions  that
delivered high-quality content on a usable platform.

ARK’s annual Law Firm Libraries program is noted for
bring together leaders from the legal […]

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New book: Principles of Legal Research

by Eileen Dolan, Technical Services Librarian

The best legal research is always that which is provided to
you by your favorite law librarian. However, for students and/or attorneys who would
like to learn the methods of online and printed research, Principles
of Legal Research 3rd edition by Olson, Kirshefeld and Mattson
is an ideal resource. The book is available […]

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Join the Fun for National Poety Month

by Eileen Dolan, Technical Services Librarian

Emily Moog has created a great contest in honor of National Poetry Month. You should all join in the fun. I too have an entry although as in baseball

Strike 1 – I am one of the contest judges

Strike 2 – I work for the New York […]

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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 […]

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Eisner Award Winner Paul Karasik to speak at LLAGNY Graphic Novel Book Group April Meeting

Paul Karasik is a two-time
Eisner Award winner, internationally recognized cartoonist and teacher, and
adapter of this month’s work City
of Glass. Paul will be joining our group and discussing the nature of
adaptation of comics in general and City of Glass in particular.
Additionally, the lecture will contain some fun group participation along the
way as well as revealing […]

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NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

April 14th @ 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 […]

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