Law Librarianship

Law Librarianship

Explores the various types of law libraries and functions within the law library, including legal reference, technical services, management, and collection development. Introduces special issues related to working with legal materials and law library patrons. Weekly readings and discussion will provide history and foundations of the field and an exploration of current issues and trends in the profession. Students will present a research paper on a topic related to the future of law librarianship.

Class Name Law Librarianship
Host School The University of Illinois
Class Identifier LIS 590LLL
Credit Value 2 or 4 Credit Hours
Faculty Stephanie Davidson
Course Tool (Online)
Class Description Explores the various types of law libraries and functions within the law library, including legal reference, technical services, management, and collection development. Introduces special issues related to working with legal materials and law library patrons. Weekly readings and discussion will provide history and foundations of the field and an exploration of current issues and trends in the profession. Students will present a research paper on a topic related to the future of law librarianship.
Class Disclaimer Synchronous sessions use Blackboard Collaborate. For more information about the course, please e-mail Linda Smith (lcsmith@illinois.edu)
Delivery Synchronous
Start and End Date June 12th, 2017 - August 3rd, 2017
Start and End Time
(if synchronous)
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm United States - Central
Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Thursday
Last Add Day June 1st, 2017
Residency Start and End Date No Residency