Ellyssa is the Director of Information Technology at the New York Law Institute as well as an award-winning editor and author of 36 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 Drexel University and San Jose State University, and an international conference speaker.
2017 Library Hi Tech Award
Presented by The American Library Association (ALA) and LITA. The Library Hi Tech Award recognizes long-term contributions in the area of Library and Information Science technology and its application. (Press Release)
Presented by: The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL). The Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award recognizes a significant textual contribution to legal literature and is awarded for Law Librarianship in the Digital Age. (Press Release)
2014 Emerging Leader Award
Presented by: Private Law Libraries Special Interest Section(PLL-SIS) of The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL). The PLL Emerging Leader award is designed to recognize a member in the early stages of his/her career who has made significant contributions to the law library profession, their organization, and the Private Law Libraries SIS, and demonstrates outstanding potential for continued service and leadership within the SIS and the profession. Awards Website
Presented by The American Library Association (ALA).
“The American Library Association (ALA) has named “The Tech Set” the winner of the 2011 Greenwood Publishing Group Award for the Best Book in Library Literature. “The Tech Set” was envisioned, created, and edited by Ellyssa Kroski and published by Neal-Schuman” – Cheryl Malden, Press Release.
Former LLAGNY Board Member
- Elected to the Board of the Law Libraries Association of Greater New York in May 2014.
2014 Horizon Project Expert Panel
- Invited to serve with international group of 50 experts to inform the production of the first ever library-focused Horizon report, the NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Edition for Academic and Research Libraries.
My complete C.V. is located on Slideshare: