Law Librarianship in Academic Libraries

In the last two decades, advancement in technology has transformed every aspect of librarianship. Law Librarianship in Academic Law Libraries discusses issues and model practices in academic law libraries. This text will help librarians and library school students understand the operation, resources and facilities that are available in the academic law library. It explains the practices and trends that are widely practiced in different parts of the world. This book describes the expectations of an aspiring professional with an interest in specializing in law librarianship; revealing facts pertaining to management and administration which are not necessarily taught in library schools. The first chapter introduces the history of academic law libraries, and defines law librarianship. The remaining chapters are dedicated to different aspects of law librarianship including the importance of emerging technologies and how they are implemented in the academic law libraries setting, finishing with a concluding chapter on global opportunities available for law librarians. Provides an insight to academic law librarianship practices Practical tips on building a career in academic law librarianship Describes in detail the education and professional development opportunities for academic law librarianship Features customized classification schemes that have been used in academic law libraries

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  • Author : Yemisi Dina
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 136 pages
  • ISBN : 0081001797
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Law Librarianship in Academic Libraries

Law Librarianship in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Yemisi Dina
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 10 April 2015
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In the last two decades, advancement in technology has transformed every aspect of librarianship. Law Librarianship in Academic Law Libraries discusses issues and model practices in academic law libraries. This text will help librarians and library school students understand the operation, resources and facilities that are available in the academic law library. It explains the practices and trends that are widely practiced in different parts of the world. This book describes the expectations of an aspiring professional with an interest

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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 May 2013
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 June 2013
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  • Author : Deborah Panella,Ellis Mount
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 November 2012
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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 06 July 2016
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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 28 March 2016
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  • Author : Ellyssa Kroski
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 14 November 2013
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It is absolutely essential that today’s law librarians are digitally literate and possess an understanding and awareness of recent advancements and trends in information technology as they pertain to the library field. Law Librarianship in the Digital Age offers a one-stop, comprehensive guide to achieving both of those goals.

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 September 2013
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Legal research is a fundamental skill for all law students and attorneys. Regardless of practice area or work venue, knowledge of the sources and processes of legal research underpins the legal professional’s work. Academic law librarians, as research experts, are uniquely qualified to teach legal research. Whether participating in the mandatory, first-year law school curriculum or offering advanced or specialized legal research instruction, law librarians have the up-to-date knowledge, the broad view of the field, and the expertise to

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 15 March 2017
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The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, comprising of seven volumes, now in its fourth edition, compiles the contributions of major researchers and practitioners and explores the cultural institutions of more than 30 countries. This major reference presents over 550 entries extensively reviewed for accuracy in seven print volumes or online. The new fourth edition, which includes 55 new entires and 60 revised entries, continues to reflect the growing convergence among the disciplines that influence information and the cultural record, with coverage of the

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  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 21 November 2013
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