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Beam me up Librarian ! NYLI’s Ellyssa Interviewed … Virtual Reality & Beyond !

Technology moves fast but librarians are moving faster . Our profession is adopting the new realities – Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed – to provide gaming, exhibits, tours, immersive experiences and STEM education programs for our patrons.

And NYLI’s Director of IT & Marketing Ellyssa Valenti Kroski has once again captured librarians’ creativity […]

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New VR Book from NYLI’s Director of IT

Ellyssa Valenti Kroski, Director of IT and Marketing at The New York Law Institute, has published a new book with ALA Editions titled 32 Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality Programs for Libraries. From the press release:

“Bestselling tech maven and editor Ellyssa Kroski is back with “32 Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality Programs for […]

By |June 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New VR Book from NYLI’s Director of IT

Rev. Beecher & his BF’s Wife….

The classic love triangle of Beecher, his best friend Tilton and Tilton’s wife Elizabeth pushed post-Civil War issues of reconstruction off the front pages for almost three years.

NYLI’s Evarts Medallion!

New York Times (February 5, 1875)

A storied New England family of authors, preachers and social reformers would be divided. And some […]

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Getting Your Virtual Summers Ready — A LibGuide for the Busy Librarian !!

Check out our LibGuide for the Busy Librarian — advice on teaching legal research, online meetings, gamification, & reviews of software products for librarians.

For Summer Associates — resume writing, job resources, communication tips. and making Summer 2021 the one that launches your legal career.

NYLI e-Books….. research, […]

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NY Gov Impeached… William Sulzer in 1913….

Not even serving a year, William Sulzer was the first — and so far only — New York Governor to be impeached.

What was Sulzer’s crime?

William Sulzer was found guilty by the New York State Assembly of filing false campaign contributions and using $40,000 of monies collected to play the stock market…

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Trusts & Estates LibGuide now available !

What are the latest Federal Tax regulations regarding estates? Need New York Probate Forms? Information on all 50 States Estate Laws? Are you researching your family tree — and want some free alternatives? What T & E print & eBooks are available to NYLI members ?

For answers to these & […]

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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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Celebrate Library week with a Crossword Puzzle !!

Real & fictional librarians! Historical Librarians! –Librarian poets, Librarian writers… & some librarians you know are all there !!

Here’s the Link….

** answers lead to the quote that answers the question
“Advice NOT followed by Librarians”…

Celebrate Library Week…. & celebrate the great work you do !!

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In Honor of Poetry Month… & Library Week… a contest & donation to support Law Librarians!!

The Academy of American Poets established April as poetry month way back in 1996, to help remind the public that poetry matters . Now in its 25th year, the association has posted 25 ways to celebrate poetry in your home and online .

The New York Law Institute will celebrate poetry month with a […]

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The 20 Most Borrowed Law Firm Library eBooks – February 2021

Compiled by Eileen Dolan, Technical Services Librarian and Ellyssa Valenti Kroski, Director of IT & Marketing.

At The New York Law Institute we provide two expansive eBook collections for remote access by our members; our OverDrive eBook collection consisting of over 100 Matthew Bender titles, nearly 200 ABA titles and the complete West Academic Nutshell […]

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